Dr Simon Payne

Simon Payne
Still from 'Vice Versa Et Cetera' (2010) by Simon Payne

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Senior Lecturer, Communication, Film and Media

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Email: Simon.Payne@anglia.ac.uk

Telephone: 0845 196 2547
International: +44 1223 698 547

Simon Payne's research activity

Simon Payne is an experimental filmmaker. His abstract digital works have shown in numerous festivals and venues including: Anthology Film Archives, New York; the Rotterdam International Film Festival; the European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück; Pacific Film Archives, San Francisco; Media City, Windsor, Ontario; the Edinburgh Film Festival; the Serpentine and Whitechapel Galleries in London; and at Tate Modern for whom he also curated a series of programmes, entitled Colour Field Films and Videos, in 2008.

His work has been discussed in Nicky Hamlyn's Film Art Phenomena (2003, London: BFI) and A.L. Rees' A History of Experimental Film and Video (2011, London: BFI). His videos are distributed by the artists' film and video organisation LUX, and they are also kept at the British Artists' Film and Video Study Collection at Central St. Martins College of Art.

Simon has also written widely on experimental film and video, and is editor of a new publication entitled Sequence. He studied Time Based Media at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, Maidstone and Electronic Imaging at Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee. He received a PhD from the Royal College of Art in 2008.

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