Gareth Polmeer
Artist and Writer
© 2014. All rights reserved.
Recent Screenings and Exhibitions

September 2014, Screenscapes - Landscape film and video, Nicosia, Cyprus

July 2014, Durational Video - Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, USA

May 2014, - online gallery for one-month film and video exhibitions

March 2014, Screenscapes - Landscape film and video, London

Works screened in festivals, galleries and cinemas for over a decade. Venues include National Film Theatre (also now BFI Southbank), Candid Arts Centre, Apiary Studios, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Testbed 1, Triangle Space Chelsea, The Regency Town House, Lethaby Gallery, Window Gallery, TULCA Season of Visual Arts, Barcelona Experimental Film Festival and others.
Writings and Conference Papers

Recent Writing on Video Work

Hamlyn, Nicky (2014) Gareth Polmeer, New work at 'Screenscapes'

Chapters, Articles, Essays etc.

Motion into Openness: Nature and the Image-in-Time. PhD thesis. RCA, London. 2015.

Movement within Movement. In: Progressive Scan. London, Evelyn Yard.

Sequences and Intervals. In: Leonardo Journal. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISSN 0024-094X

Transient Landscape. In: Millenium Film Journal. Issue 61. New York: Millenium Film Workshop. 2015. ISSN 1064-5586

Linear Optics. In: Sequence, Artists' Film and Video. Issue 4. London: No-w-here. 2014. ISSN 2048-2167

Trees in Autumn. In: Rees, A.L. & Hamlyn, Nicky. (eds.) The Films of Kurt Kren: structure and experiment in Austrian avant-garde film. Bristol: Intellect. 2014.

Tree Again. In: Rees & Hamlyn (eds.)

Asyl. In: Rees & Hamlyn (eds.)

The Cinematic Map. In: Troubled Waters. London: Camberwell Press. 2013. ISBN: 978-1-908971-14-2.

States of Flux. In: MIRAJ, Moving Image Review and Art Journal, Volume 1, Issue 2. 2012. Bristol: Intellect. ISSN: 20456298.

Conferences and Symposia

Screen Time, Screen Space - Cinema and/as Gallery Art (co-convened session). Association of Art Historians conference. Royal College of Art, London. 2014.

Fragment/Continuum - Disunity in Cinematic Time. Unity/Disunity Conference. University College London. 2013.

Experimental Film and the Architectonics of Light. Association of Art Historians conference. University of Reading. 2013.

Re-temporalising Time: Motion and Intervals in Experimental Film. Fast/Slow: Intensifications of Cinematic Speed. Anglia Ruskin University. 2013.

States of Flux - Visual Communication Research Symposium, Royal College of Art. 2013.

Adorno, Nature and Film - Marx and the Movies conference. University of Central Lancashire. 2012.

Other Writing

The Cinematic Map: William Raban's About Now MMX. In: Tengen Magazine, Issue 3. London: UCL. 2011.

About Now MMX (excerpt). In: One More Time, Catalogue, London: London Met University. 2011.

About Now MMX (excerpt). In: Media City Film Festival, Catalogue, Windsor, Canada. 2011.






PhD Research, Royal College of Art

Research Title: Motion into Openness - Nature and the Image-in-Time

Subject: Digital aesthetics, videographics and the philosophy of dialectic

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Current Employment

Royal College of Art, UK - Visiting Lecturer in Critical and Historical Studies. Dissertation supervisor for Visual Communication, Animation and Information Experience Design

Camberwell College of Arts, UK - Associate Lecturer, Illustration and Visual Theory

Previous Employment

Middlesex University, UK - Sessional Lecturer

University for the Creative Arts, UK - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Canterbury Christ Church University, UK - Sessional Lecturer

James Cook University, Australia - Guest Lecturer

London College of Communication, UK - Guest Lecturer

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Distance (2014)

Field/Variation (2014)

Sea (2011)