Programme duration 90min
Curated by Michelle Cotton

Essentials: Modernity presents work by artists who adapted the evolving languages of cinema and the technologies of the moving image to convey the experience of modernity; the social, environmental and psychological impact of the new rationalizing forces in industry, architecture and design. Including work by Len Lye, L?°szl?? Moholy-Nagy, Mary Ellen Bute, Ferdinand Kriwet and Mark Leckey. more

A Colour Box
Len Lye
UK, 1935

Ballet M?©canique
Fernand L?©ger, Dudley Murphy
France, 1924

History Of Nothing
Eduardo Paolozzi
UK, 1963

Ein Lichtspiel, Schwarz-wei?ü-grau
L?°szl?? Moholy-Nagy
Germany, 1930

Mary Ellen Bute
USA, 1938

Charles Eames, Ray Eames
USA, 1952

Ferdinand Kriwet
Germany, 1969 - 2005

Kustom Kar Kommandos
Kenneth Anger
USA, 1955

The Grunions Are Running
Lynda Benglis
USA, 1973

Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore
Mark Leckey
UK, 1999

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