Ensemble (2013), co-curated with Dave Charlesworth

Ensemble (2013), co-curated with Dave Charlesworth

Ensemble, 2013, Backlit, Nottingham. Co-curated with Dave Charlesworth     Ensemble investigated the use of movement and dance within the production of contemporary art, examining this process through video, documentation and live works. The exhibition included practitioners drawn from a…

The Edge of Reason (2011), co-curated with Sidsel Christensen

The Edge of Reason (2011), co-curated with Sidsel Christensen

The Edge of Reason, 2011, KINOKINO, Sandnes, Norway. Co-curated with Sidsel Christensen.   Christensen and Judd invited artists whose work helps to trace a historical overlapping in the development of the empirical and scientific with the irrational and mystical. The…

From Ritual to Theatre (2010)

From Ritual to Theatre (2010)

From Ritual to Theatre, 2010, Ancient and Modern, London   Judd curated a series of artists’ films that explore the grey area between performance and ritual. The artists reuse the signs, codes and mannerisms of rituals, rites and ceremonies. Through…

Concerning the Difference Between the Delights of Pleasure and True Happiness (2010)

Concerning the Difference Between the Delights of Pleasure and True Happiness (2010)

Concerning the Difference Between the Delights of Pleasure and True Happiness, 2010, 38:30 min The performance Concerning the Difference Between the Delights of Pleasure and True Happiness was Judd’s contribution to a group exhibition Fourteen Interventions at Swedenborg House, London,…

Observance (2009)

Observance (2009)

Observance, 2009, 22:34 min Observance was a performance and resulting video at The Barbican Art Gallery, London. Observance was funded by an Arts Council England grant, and was staged within the exhibition Radical Nature. Actors carried out a ritual, based…

Polyrhythm (2009)

Polyrhythm (2009)

Polyrhythm, 2009, 24:22 min Polyrhythm, produced in Union Square, New York City, was a choreographed series of actions performed by actors and musicians in public. Using text from presidential speeches from Washington to Obama, but with the politics removed, the…

The Symbol (2009)

The Symbol (2009)

The Symbol, 2009, 8:49 min The Symbol was made while on residency at the Banff Centre, Canada, 2009. Judd invited a shaman of European descent to give his reading of the centre and its site; his practice involved Judd more…

The Brotherhood of Subterranea (2008)

The Brotherhood of Subterranea (2008)

The Brotherhood of Subterranea, 2008, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Germany The exhibition continued Judd’s exploration of belief, focusing on marginalised, occult groups and esoteric belief systems, such as witchcraft, shamanism and spiritualism through a staged manifestation of a group of ‘practitioners’ who…

Presence (2008)

Presence (2008)

Presence, 2008, 8:24 min Judd invited two clairvoyants to give a public demonstration, at the opening of the exhibition Stationed in Winchester House, London. Judd is seated in the audience, and one of the clairvoyants ‘reads’ an aspect of his…

Close to You (2008)

Close to You (2008)

Close to You, 2008, 19:02 min Judd attended an evening class for trainee psychics in Surrey. He was invited to stand up in front of the group and give a public demonstration of clairvoyance. He was guided through the process…

I Will Heal You, video and performance, Cali, Colombia, 2007

I Will Heal You (2007)

I Will Heal You, 2007, 12:12 min While on residency in Cali, Colombia, Judd fabricated the contradictory movement I Will Heal You, which took its beliefs from an eclectic range of sources. Jewellery, furniture, clothes and an architectural model acted as…

In This Wonderful Country (Part 2, 2005)

In This Wonderful Country (Part 2, 2005)

In This Wonderful Country (Part 2), 2005, 15:14 min   Judd used the words of preachers from Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park and central London, whom he filmed for several months. After isolating key phrases, he supplied sections of the…

In This Wonderful Country (Part 1, 2005)

In This Wonderful Country (Part 1, 2005)

In This Wonderful Country (Part 1), 2005, 4:20 min Judd uses the words of preachers from Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park and central London, whom he filmed for several months. After isolating key phrases, he supplied sections of the texts…

The Truth Will Set You Free (2005)

The Truth Will Set You Free (2005)

The Truth Will Set You Free, 2005, 11:00 min The Truth Will Set You Free uses the words of preachers from Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park and central London, whom Judd filmed for several months. After isolating key phrases, he…

The Hide (2004)

The Hide (2004)

The Hide, 2004, 4:03 min Shot in the London Wetland Centre, the video focusses on bird spotters both inside and outside a ‘hide’.

I Can and Cannot Live Without, video, London, 2004

I Can and Cannot Live Without (2004)

I Can and Cannot Live Without, 2004, 3:44 min Judd videod Morris dancers, an English folk dance dating back to the 15th century, in Putney, London. Like the train spotters and amateur photographers, the Morris dancers are an all-male group…

I Love (2003)

I Love (2003)

I Love, 2003, 7:40 min (2:05 min extract) I Love was videod surreptitiously at an amateur photography club in London. The voice-over that Judd has added describes an idea of separateness and connectedness. By observing small movements, such as a man…

The Future Never Looks How You Expected It To Look (2003)

The Future Never Looks How You Expected It To Look (2003)

The Future Never Looks How You Expected it to Look, 2003, 3:43 min A video made from stills used as backdrops for photographic shoots, similar to the ones used in Judd’s photographic work. Judd worked with an audio descriptor (who…

You’ve Changed (2002)

You’ve Changed (2002)

You’ve Changed, 2002, 3:22 min Judd’s activity as an artist is close to that of a tourist. The tourist’s gaze through the camera suggests an intimacy with their subjects, despite being a stranger in an unfamiliar place. You’ve Changed explores…

I Don’t Want You To Change (2002)

I Don’t Want You To Change (2002)

I Don’t Want You to Change, 2002, 5:06 min Shot at Heathrow airport, the video depicts aeroplane spotters, on a seemingly endless quest to record and collect.

I Miss (2002)

I Miss (2002)

I Miss, 2002, 11:10 min For I Miss, Judd has videod trainspotters at Doncaster station in the north of England. As a station where lots of train lines converge, Doncaster is also a place where men of all ages converge…

Lost and Found (2002)

Lost and Found (2002)

Lost and Found, 2002, 4:00 min A video of passers by on Westminster Bridge, London. The camera and the voice-over appear to search for, and find, specific individuals

Forever (2000)

Forever (2000)

Forever, 2000, 5:24 min

I Remember (Cindy Sherman) (2000)

I Remember (Cindy Sherman) (2000)

I Remember (Cindy Sherman), 2000, 4:53 min (1:13 min extract)   The video suggests a feeling of personal involvement with anonymous women that Judd saw on the street. The voice-over describes things that the women are wearing or doing, such…

I Remember (Glamour) (1999)

I Remember (Glamour) (1999)

I Remember (Glamour), 1999, 19:30 min (1:13 min extract)   This video was taken in a studio in London for amateur photographers. The model is posing for photographs who are asking her to sit or stand in different positions. Judd…

I Remember (Arrivals) (1997)

I Remember (Arrivals) (1997)

I Remember (Arrivals), 1997, 4:44 min

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