- Part of...The Ghosts of Songs
- Gallery 1: Excavations
Produced while the collective were undergraduates, it is the first of a two-part 35mm slide-tape text entitled Expeditions; part two is entitled Images of Nationality. The work toured England from November 1984 to March 1985, using a Kodak dissolve unit to sequence images into narrative. The soundtrack to Signs of Empire, which consisted of tape loops of musique concrete and political speeches, was amplified to create a powerful environment of dread.
You may also like
A video portrait, in deliberately unbalanced colours, of the life and work of renowned black British...
The collective's idea of colour cinematography informed by a monochromatic palette became a reality...
Get free tickets, plus 10% off tickets, food and drinks at FACT and beyond