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Vicky Smith (BEEF) in conversation with Cathy Rogers

  • Quaterhouse Clearing 49 Tontine Street Folkestone, England, CT20 1JT United Kingdom (map)
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Vicky Smith works with direct-on-film experimental animation to explore the vulnerable and vital body. Her work has screened internationally in galleries and festivals. Recent publications include Experimental & Expanded Animation: Current Perspectives and Practices, co-edited with Nicky Hamlyn.

Bristol Experimental Expanded Film (BEEF) is a film and sound collective supporting experimental practice in Bristol since 2015. BEEF provides an independent platform and much needed resource for artists’ production, distribution and critical engagement, predominantly focusing on experimental and analogue practices. BEEF members collaborate and work together to organise a regular programme of events, screenings, performances, exhibitions, residencies, and film & sound workshops. 

Cathy Rogers is an artist and programmer of Analogue Ensemble a bi-monthly experimental film night in Ramsgate. Cathy works with Super 8 and 16mm film within expanded cinema contexts with a project based MPhil from the Royal College of Art ‘Film Outside Cinema’ exploring Expanded Cinema and Paracinema. Her work has been published in Sequence 2, 2011, London, written about by Nicky Hamlyn in Medium Practices, Public Journal, Issue 44, 2010, Toronto and cited in A.L Rees essay Physical Optics: a return to the repressed, Millennium Film Journal, Fall 2013, New York.