Holmes, P. (2017). Gastric Tones
Audio recording and acrylic speakers.
In his previous sound works, Paul Holmes has captured and transformed recordings of the human voice; this is the first piece that makes ...
Holmes, P. (2017). Ballygunge Phari
HD Video, black and white, silent.
Named after one of South Kolkata's busiest intersections, this work captures the roaming inhabitants of the city, and its relentless strea...
Holmes, P. (2015). These Measures are for your Protection
HD Video. Colour, sound.
The use of stress positions as an interrogation technique bordering on torture can be traced back to the Spanish Inquisition and before. In more rece...
Holmes, P. (2015). Outside the Box
HD Video, Silent, Black and White. Duration: 22 minutes.
To make this video artwork, the faces of jazz guitarist and composer Haftor Medbøe's quartet were filmed in extrem...
Holmes, P. (2014). Memory's Journey
Voice recording, outdoor speakers, wind-up stands.
This sound sculpture responds to resonances between the work of Robert Burns and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Holmes, P. (2013). Time Machine
HD Video, shelf and polyurethane mesh. Black and white, silent.
In this piece, the artist performs facial work-out exercises in big close-up and extreme slow-motion. The hi...
Holmes, P. (2009). The Loop (by Paul Holmes and Wendy McMurdo)
Two channel HD Video. Colour, silent.
In this two-screen collaboration with artist-photographer Wendy McMurdo, a young girl on the right-hand screen appears to control the mo...
Holmes, P. (2017, November). Gastric Tones: A Study in Sound. Presented at Cumulus conference Bengaluru 2017 – Letters to the Future
In this sound installation, the artist plays back stomach noises recorded before and after a meal, at 1/100th of their normal speed. Douglas Gordon discovered hidden performa...
Holmes, P. (2017, June). Temporal Sculptures: Beyond Narrative in the Moving Image. Paper presented at Troubling Time: An Exploration of Temporality in the Arts
Despite their growing presence in galleries, screen-based artworks present conceptual and theoretical challenges that have yet to be fully met (Mondloch, 2007). Extended film...
Holmes, P. (2016, December). Uncovering Music through Silence: "Outside the Box" by Paul Holmes. Presented at Azimuth Sound/Image
Paul Holmes speaks about "Outside the Box", his silent video portrait of composer and guitarist Haftor Medboe's jazz quartet.
Holmes, P. (2015, July). An Interactive Discussion with the Artist
On the final day of his solo show, "Outside the Box, an exhibition of new works by Paul Holmes", the artist delivers a lecture about his work.
Holmes, P. One and Three Discs (after Kosuth)
Super 8 film, DVD, audio recording, screen, speaker
It is over 50 years since Joseph Kosuth’s conceptual work One and Three Chairs challenged its viewer to locate the “real” ...
Holmes, P. Simply Beaming. 14 June 2018 - 15 June 2018. (Unpublished)
This group exhibition of moving image works from members of the artist-run Edinburgh gallery, Embassy, toured venues across Japan and included video work "Time Machine".
Holmes, P. Response Installations and New Media. 28 January 2018 - 28 February 2018. (Unpublished)
A group show as part of CIMA Gallery's 25 year celebrations, featured sound installation "Gastric Tones".
Curated by Manas Acharya.
Holmes, P. Films by Paul Holmes. 10 December 2017. (Unpublished)
A retrospective programme of film works: "These Measures are for Your Protection", "The Persistence of Vision" and "Time Machine", screening as part of the Little Cinema Inter...