Mr Wayne Lloyd

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  • Position:Senior Lecturer - Fine Arts
  • Department:ACE - Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Telephone:+4411732 85814

Area of expertise

Wayne Lloyd performs the plots of films employing inventive and engaging narrative devices and tropes to generate surprising tensions and humour. The performances often culminate in a residual exhibition that can embrace a variety of disciplines such as drawing, photography, and even dance. The renditions have a ‘nonart’ quality, and their play of formality and informality obstructs pre-arranged destinations for the arrival of meaning. The result is an enjoyable mix of activity, storyline and stand-up.

 ‘Wayne Lloyd cuts to the heart of cinema's story telling lineage, whilst focusing on the intrinsic differences between watching and describing a film. Lloyd’s recent works provide a refreshing alternative to film criticism, embodying a spirit more akin to an enthusiastic retelling to friends and with it a healthy relish of violence, sex and wit.’

Andrew Bracey, catalogue entry for Unspooling - Artists and Cinema, Cornerhouse 2010.

Recent projects include Blow Up, at kynastonmcshine, London (2012), Community Without Propinquity at MK Project Space (2011), Unspooling, Artists and Cinema at Cornerhouse, Manchester (2010), Rollerball, for Bob Smith’s Apathetic Afternoon, Beaconsfield, London (2009), Art & The New Town, Harlow (2008), The Brown Mountain Festival, London (2008), Last Tango in Paris at Wild Gift, London (2006), and The Middle Epics at Medieval Modern, London (2005). He has written two books, Nu Town (2008) and Wayne Winner’s Art House Cinema (Immprint Books, 2004). ​   


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