Noel-Tod, Matthew

Matthew Noel-Tod was born 1978 in Stoke-on-Trent. His films reframe narrative cinema in relation to experimental moving image, conceptual art, philosophy and literature. He is a founding member of the critical film group Free Cinema Seven and lives and works in London.

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Education Norwich School of Art and Design, BA (Hons)Fachhochschule Aachen, Germany, BA (Hons): Erasmus Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, BA (Hons) Fine Art Solo Exhibitions & Screenings 2008 ICA Nought to Sixty (curated by Richard Birkett) (Solo Film Screening), ICA, London Blind Carbon Copy, Picture This, Bristol Obcy Aktorzy / Foreign Actors (Andrzej Wajda season), British Film Institute, London 2007 Transmission: Host: in conversation with Nick Stewart, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield New Lands: Obcy Aktorzy / Foreign Actors, BFI Southbank NFT 3, London Light reading: in conversation with William Fowler, Nowhere, London Nausea, Town Hall Galleries, Ipswich Obcy Aktorzy / Foreign Actors, Whitechapel Project Space, London 2006 Nausea, Outpost Gallery, Norwich Kino.Lab, Centrum Sztuki Wspó?czesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, CCA, Warsaw Obcy Aktorzy / Foreign Actors, British Film Institute, London 2005 Kino.Lab, Centrum Sztuki Wspó?czesnej Zamek Ujazdowsk, CCA, Warsaw San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco 2004 Atomic, Cooper Gallery, discparc festival, University of Dundee, Dundee Lux Salon (with films by David Lamelas and Peter Gidal), LUX, London 2003 Atomic, Unit B (Gallery), Chicago Detroit Art Space, Detroit Videos by Matthew Noel-Tod, Primary Space Gallery, Detroit Ulysses Italian Cinema, The Frontier Gallery, Norwich Selected Group Exhibitions & Screenings 2008 Here Once Again - Where Art and Cinema Interact, Gallery Loop, Seoul, South Korea Operations, Free Cinema Seven, Outpost Gallery, Norwich 2007 Operations, Free Cinema Seven, Alternative Film and Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia Operations, Free Cinema Seven, O3one Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia Festival de Videoarte del Mercado de las Flores (curated by Keith Patrick), Madrid Antennae (curated by Madeline Yale), Houston Centre for Photography, Houston, USA European Media Arts Festival (EMAF), Osnabrück, Germany Artefacts (curated by David Curtis), Mezzanine Gallery BFI Southbank, London Selective Affinities (curated by Jan Mladovsky), Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic Selective Affinities (curated by Jan Mladovsky), Outpost Gallery, Norwich 2006 La Rada (programmed by PLAY Platform for Film and Video, Berlin), Locarno, Switzerland Numero festival (programmed by Film London), Lisbon Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia 26th Cambridge Film Festival (programmed by James Mackay), Cambridge, UK Fair Play 2006 Video Festival, PLAY - Gallery for still and motion pictures, Berlin Reconstructing the Mundane, Unit B (Gallery), San Antonio, USA 5th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam 2005 Video London, Espai Ubu (curated by Keith Patrick), Barcelona 49th London Film Festival, National Film Theatre (programmed by Mark Webber), London Schimatizo, Greek Orthodox Church of St Constantine & Helen, London Provopolis, Norwich Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (NBK) Video Art Week, Berlin International Biennale of Contemporary Art 2005, National Gallery of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic Castlefield Gallery film programme, Manchester Stella Artois After Dark Cinema tour, Manchester / Birmingham / Cardiff / London Urban Films Tribe Art project / Artwise Curators (international tour), Various venues a friend is a friend is a friend, Axtryx, San Antonio Collective Gallery film programme, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh Contemporary Patrons Group Launch, Royal Academy of Arts, London Angel Row Gallery film programme, Broadway Cinema, Nottingham Resonance FM benefit, The Horse Hospital, London Tonight We Are Golden, S1 salon tour (curated by Michelle Cotton), Various venues, UK 2004 Gasworks Gallery film programme, with S1 Artspace (curated by Michelle Cotton), London lab launch, London Artprojx Cinema Series Two, Prince Charles Cinema, London Kosmopolis 04 / Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona Seoul Net & Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea presents moving images at Institute of Contemporary Arts, London Salthouse 04 (curated by Manuel Chetcuti), Salthouse, UK Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia Island Film and Video Festival, Prenelle Gallery, London De-centred, Norwich Gallery and live web stream, Norwich Grazer Kunstverein (curated by Transmission Gallery, Glasgow), Graz, Austria 2003 S1 salon, S1 Artspace (curated by Michelle Cotton), Sheffield Transmission Member’s Show, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow Shortcutz 2 Video Art and Shorts Festival Peradesso 2003, Omenga, Italy 23rd Cambridge Film Festival, Shortfusion Audience Prize nominee, Cambridge 25hrs (curated by Manuel Saiz), Barcelona LUX Open, Royal College of Art, London Rotterdam VHS Festival, Rotterdam Use Your Illusion, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow 2002 Cinema Sculptuur, The Hague, Netherlands Media Arts Friesland, Friesland, Netherlands The Peterborough Prize, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, Peterborough No Sleep ‘til Hammersmith, Central Space, London Love and Happiness, CCA, Glasgow + Ritzy Cinema, London The One Minutes Biennale and DVD published, Centraal Museum Utrecht 2001 Salto TV broadcast, Salto TV, Netherlands 291 Gallery Hackney, London 2000 Wandsworth Film Festival, Battersea Arts Centre, London The One Minutes, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam 1999 Norwich Gallery, Norwich Selected Awards and Residencies 2008 Film London Bristol Mean Time Residency – Picture This, Bristol 2007 LUX Associate Artists Programme (Funded by The Leverhulme Trust) 2006 Arts Council England Grants for the arts 2005 ACE International Fellowship - Centrum Sztuki Wspó?czesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw 2004 Film London - London Artists’ Film and Video Awards Arts Council England Grants for the arts 2003 Arts Council England Grants for the arts 2000/01 Le Collegium Sacilense, Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, Pordenone Silent Film Festival, Italy Selected Reviews 2007 Antennae, Houston Centre for Photography; Ludwin, Torie, Arts Houston, Houston, p29, June A History of Artists’ Film and Video in Britain; Curtis, David, British Film Institute, London 2006 Motion Sickness: Matthew Noel-Tod’s Nausea Ball, Steven; Vertigo (magazine): For Worldwide Independent Film, Spring / Summer The Sequence of Feelings of the Men of Iron; Dubrowska, Magdalena, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland, 30th November First Night Reviews Tonight We Are Golden; Glover, Michael; The Times, London, p31, Arts News, 16/03/05 2004 Godard is God. Matthew Noel-Tod; Time Out Film London Supplement; Evans, Gareth; Time Out, London, UK, p30, 22/09/04 Catalogue for Salthouse 04, introductory essay by Manuel Chetcuti Schottische Weltsicht Review of Transmission at Grazer Kunstverein (Atomic); Eisner, Michael; Steirerkrone, Graz, Austria, 10/02/04 Subversiv – teils konstruktiv Review of Transmission at Grazer Kunstverein (Atomic); Tragatschnig, Ulrich; Der Standard, Graz, Austria, 10/02/04 2003 Art People: Matthew Noel-Tod’s copycat career Artist profile/interview re: Atomic; Camper, Fred; Chicago Reader, p29, section one, 28/11/03 A room of one’s own Review of Atomic; Workman, Michael; New City, Chicago, p18, 11/13/03 Roam free at these art galleries Review of Atomic; Zoltak, Benjamin; Red Streak, Chicago p27, 28/11/03 Publications 2008 Ulysses Italian Cinema: Matthew Noel-Tod, Sheffield Hallam University 2006 Words Images Music (Nausea): Matthew Noel-Tod, Publisher: Outpost Gallery, Norwich Obcy Aktorzy / Foreign Actors: Matthew Noel-Tod, Publisher: Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej ISBN 83-85142-23-1 Television and Radio 2007 “Free Cinema Seven” television news feature, SOS channel, Belgrade, Serbia 11/09and 12/09/07 2006 “Obcy Aktorzy / Foreign Actors premiere” interview and news feature, Radio Warsaw, Poland, June 2005 “Interview with Matthew Noel-Tod” interview and news feature, Radio Warsaw, Poland, November


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