Hugo Glendinning

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

  • In 1998, photographer Hugo Glendinning collaborated with Tim Etchells of Forced Entertainment (above) to make “Filthy Words & Phrases”, a seven hour video piece in which a lone performer writes a 2000 word catalogue of slang words and sexual obscenities on a blackboard in a deserted schoolroom. Shot in one continuous take with three cameras using a live vision-mix the work premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in a special mixed-media event in the cities most notorious sex cinema. The work was also screened recently at the LEA gallery in London.
    The previous collaboration between Glendinning and Etchells was titled “DIY” – a ten minute deviant and semi-fictional documentary featuring performance artist Michael Atavar. The film was winner of Best Short Documentary San Francisco Film Festival 1998. Etchells has also published a number of short stories, a collection of which will be published by PulpFaction in 1998 under the title “Bad Lives”.


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