Monday 5 March


Following our busy Opening Weekend, those who stayed overnight could join a professional workshop for curators organised by CRUMB from 9.30am-12.30pm. 

Our film programme continued to provide an introduction to slowness and cinema from across the world. Tonight Alexander Sokurov’s seminal film Russian Ark played at Tyneside Cinema. A unique journey through time and Russian history, shot in one unedited single-take in the Hermitage Museum. With our film loyalty card you could watch 4 films and the 5th was FREE. 

Many of our Exhibitions were open today, except for:

Middlesbrough venues: mima and Platform A.

Newcastle venues: Circa Site and Vane.

Sunderland venues: Circa Screen and Reg Vardy Gallery.

Radio Boredcast was online 24-hours today, see the daily schedule below for 5 March 2012.


Yoshi Wada: Sound Ship upon Tyne

Fri 2 March – Sat 31 March 2012

Discovery Museum

Part of the American minimalist music and Fluxus scenes in 1960-70s New York, Yoshi Wada was influenced by George... more

On Kawara: One Million Years

Thu 1 March  – Sun 29 April 2012

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

One Million Years is an epic work of conceptual art. It speaks simply and directly about a subject... more

James Benning: One Way Boogie Woogie 2012

Thu 1 March – 9 June 2012

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

In summer 2011, James Benning returned to his hometown of Milwaukee to make a third... more

Susan Stenger: The Structures of Everyday Life: Full Circle

Thu 1 March – Sat 31 March 2012

Newcastle Civic Centre

This sound installation unites Western harmony and Eastern philosophy to mark both... more

Jonathan Schipper: Slow Motion Car Crash

Thu 1 March – Sat 31 March 2012

16 Saville Row / Locus +

Jonathan Schipper’s work provides an alternative way of experiencing the world by slowing... more

Torsten Lauschmann

Thu 1 March – Sun 6 May 2012

Laing Art Gallery

Torsten Lauschmann’s critically acclaimed work has been described as too slow to be film, and too fast to be photography. Working across old and new... more

Julien Maire

Thu 1 March – Sat 19 May 2012

Hatton Gallery

The first UK solo exhibition by this leading new media artist revisits ideas of slow motion and duration. Making his own cinematic machines using... more

Jem Finer: Slowplayer

Thu 1 March – Sat 31 March 2012

The NewBridge Project

At extreme slow speeds, the spin of a record player is reduced to a glacial crawl, the music to seismic rumbling. A beat may last a minute... more

Bob Levene: Inertial Frame

Thu 1 March – Sat 26 May 2012

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

Filmed in South West Finland, Inertial Frame captures the moving sea, sky and islands of the beautiful Finnish... more

Agnes Meyer-Brandis: The Moon Goose Analogue: Lunar Migration Bird Facility

Thu 1 March – Sat 31 March 2012

Great North Museum: Hancock

Agnes Meyer-Brandis’ work weaves together history, popular... more

Mark Formanek: Standard Time

Thu 1 March – Sat 31 March 2012

50 Fawcett Street

Standard Time functions as a new civic clock. Projected in an empty shop window, this ‘digital clock’ tells the exact time of day... more

Various Artists: Mirror Neurons

Thu 1 March – Sun 20 May 2012

The National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland

This group exhibition, including work by Catherine Richards, Michael Snow, Scott Rogers, Thomson & Craighead and Simon Pope... more

Joe Winter

Thu 1 March – Sun 20 May 2012

The National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland

Joe Winter’s series …A History of Light involves fading pigmented papers with either natural or artificial light to produce... more

Alexander Sokurov: Russian Ark

Mon 5 March 2012, 5.45pm-7.45pm

Tyneside Cinema

Russian Ark is a unique journey through time and Russian history. Filmed entirely in the Hermitage Museum, Sokurov’s... more

Radio Boredcast: Day 5

Mon 5 March 2012, 5.45pm-7.45pm

Tyneside Cinema

Mon 5 March 2012, 12am–12am
Radio Boredcast is archived at WFMU where you can listen to all 744-hours of this online radio project that ran continuously for the Festival month. The programme schedule for this day can be viewed here

Seminar: Distribution and Dissemination after New Media

Mon 5 March 2012, 9.30am

The Literary & Philosophical Society

For AV Festival 12 CRUMB delivered a new professional development workshop for contemporary... more