BEEF (Bristol Experimental Expanded Film) is a film and sound collective supporting experimental practice in Bristol. BEEF provides an independent platform for artists’ production, distribution and critical engagement, predominantly focusing on experimental and analogue practices. BEEF members work together to organise events, screenings, performances, exhibitions, residencies, and workshops.
A day at the Brunswick club with resident and invited artists, makers, thinkers and wanderers hosted by BEEF (Bristol Experimental Expanded Film) Including:
12pm - 1pm : Come and meet CHAMP’s newly acquired risograph machine. Riso has always had its routes in community organising and activism. Make your own design and have a short induction on how to print it, with the quality of silk screen and the efficiency of photocopy. Political content encouraged! SIGN UP TO THIS WORKSHOP ON EVENTBRITE HERE
1pm - 2pm : A Lunch with Ideas is provoked by Teresa Dillon, an artist and researcher, who writes, studies, performs and tells stories about technology, urban life and sound.
2pm - 6pm : In Recycled Rug-Making with Dawn Giles. Make t-shirt yarn then learn how to crochet it into a hardwearing rug using wool scraps. Materials will be provided, but bring an old t-shirt and wool if you can. Over the past 10 years clothing has become the fastest growing waste stream in the UK. SIGN UP FOR THIS WORKSHOP ON EVENTBRITE HERE
3pm - 5pm : Made Sound An open session for people who make sound devices or would like to. We invite anyone with a passion for DIY instrument making to get together for talks, demos and mini workshops. SIGN UP TO TAKE PART ON EVENTBRITE HERE
5pm - 6pm: Taking composer Cornelius Cardew as inspiration, we will workshop a range of Open Scores.
Attention Wandering is a neurodiverse exploration with Melanie Clifford. This will happen at various points throughout the day
The BEEF Showreel of experimental films will be running all day.