‘How Does the Group Function?’



LUX13 Critical Forum Exhibition, Publication and Screenings 2014


LUX13 Critical Forum was formed initially as a monthly discussion group for artists who work with the moving image, to talk about ideas and practice in a mutually supportive environment and in dialogue with LUX.
LUX13 comprises 15 artists, working with a range of ideas and themes, within multiple social and cultural contexts.
The artists are: Katriona Beales, Giles Bunch, Jackie Castellano, Sarah Filmer, Katherine Fishman, Patrick Goddard, Liz Helman, Christopher Matthews, Katharine Meynell, Kim L Pace, Samuel Playford-Greenwell, Annelore Schneider (as collectif_fact), Vanessa Scully, Nicola Stephanie, Neasa Terry


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LUX13 Private view: ‘How Does The Group Function?’ Oct 31st – 6pm
Exhibition: Nov 1-22st (open Wed-Sat 12-6pm)
‘How Does The Group Function?’ is both the title and the area of investigation for LUX13’s group show at Enclave. The exhibition includes many new works and a comprehensive publication that expands on this central, unifying theme.


  • LUX13 Publication Launch and Performance night: Nov 14th, 6-8pm, Enclave Projects
  • Artist day: Nov 15th, 12-6pm, Enclave
    Come and meet some of the LUX13 artists involved in the exhibition.


  • November 3rd, 7pm, LUX13, part of Southampton Film Week
    Venue: Sonar Cinema, Solent University
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  • November 6th, 7-9pm, LUX13 and Film Material Soup
    Venue: Trinity Laban, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
    LUX13 Critical Forum’s contribution consists of 3 minutes films made by each member in response to a phrase or word provided by another person in the group. Subsequently, these films have been screened at Arcadia Missa, London, Millenium, New York. This is the London viewing of a joint screening by LUX13 and Film Material Soup at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester in October.
  • November 21st, 7-9pm, Glasgow and Dublin LUX Critical Forum groups
    Venue: Trinity Laban, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
    LUX13 Critical Forum invited the other LUX Critical Forums based in Glasgow & Dublin to repeat the experiment of the 3 minutes films and respond to a phrase or word provided by someone else in the group.

The LUX13 Critical Forum Exhibition and Publication have been made possible by the support of Arts Council England.



More information on FILM-MATERIAL-SOUP:

FILM-MATERIAL-SOUP is a loose collective based in Manchester since 2012. FILM-MATERIAL-SOUP have recently shown at Royal Standard, Liverpool; Newbridge Project, Newcastle; and Rogue Studios, Manchester, with upcoming events in London and Toronto.

Jenny Baines | Annie Carpenter | Chris Paul Daniels | Joe Duffy | Dave Griffiths | Sam Meech | James Snazell | Mary Stark

More information about LUX:
LUX is an international arts agency for the support and promotion of artists’ moving image practice and the ideas that surround it. LUX exists to provide access to, and develop audiences for, artists’ moving image work; to provide professional development support for artists working with the moving image; and to contribute to and develop discourse around practice.
More information about LUX Critical Forums in Glasgow and Dublin can also be found on the LUX website.


LUX 13 at Cinema6 –  Arcadia Missa  – 6th of June, 2014. 7pm


Unit 6, Bellenden Road Business Centre SE15 4RF


As part of the Cinema6 programme at Arcadia Missa, artists from the LUX Critical Forum monthly discussion group will present an evening of new moving image work.  Continuing the group’s process of discursive exchange, each artist has made a work that is no longer than three minutes in response to a word or phrase provided by another member of the group.
Katriona Beales/See Yourself from one Angle at a Time | Giles Bunch/”We all live, as far as we know, in the present, and the present in Napal, Tokyo or on Mars can sometimes seem nearer than yesterday morning in one’s kitchen” | Jackie Castellano/Sandwich | Sarah Filmer/Isolation in the Workplace | Katherine Fishman/Trolls | Patrick Goddard/Short Cuts | Liz Helman/Light | Christopher Matthews /Precari | Katherine Meynell/Kissing | Kim Pace/To Wander | Sam Playford-Greenwell/Racket | Annelore Schneider/A Meaningful Space | Vanessa Scully/Akeru|Nicola Stephanie/The universe next door | Neasa Terry/Reflect Yourself |