Guy Sherwin (born in 1948) studied painting at the Chelsea School of Art in the late 1960s. Most of his film works include live elements, which interact with light, time and sounds as the fundamentals of cinema. His recent works include multi-screen projections, gallery installations and collaborations with Lynn Loo.
Sherwin became a professor in the mid-70s and taught printing and processing at the London Filmmaker’s Co-op (now LUX). His films have been widely exhibited in England and abroad, as part of ‘Film as Film’ Hayward Gallery 1979, ‘Live in Your Head’, Whitechapel Gallery 2000, ‘Shoot Shoot Shoot’ Tate Modern 2002, ‘A Century of Artists’ Film & Video’ Tate Britain 2003/2004; also shown on BBC2, Channel 4 and Arte TV France. His solo shows include San Francisco Cinematheque, LUX London, International Film Festival Rotterdam and Image Forum Tokyo. He had the privilege of being the guest curator of ‘Film in Space’ an exhibition of expanded cinema at Camden Arts Centre London 2012/2013.
He currently lives in London and teaches at Middlesex University, the University of Wolverhampton and occasionally at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Documentary about films and experimental practices in the world. Includes 2 DVDs (movie + bonus) and a 20-page booklet with texts by Raphaël Bassan, Emile Breton and Gabriela Trujillo.
DVD with a selection of works by Guy Sherwin accompanied by a 60-page booklet.
A boxset containing a book and a DVD of the optical film work of Guy Sherwin.
A collection of 100 3-minute short films shot on 16mm by Guy Sherwin
12 films from British avant-garde filmmakers from 1960 to 1970.