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). 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. (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. (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...
Drummond, I., Buckley, J. & Hammond, J. (2007). Lightweave
The first ‘Lightweave’ at Trencherfield Mill, Wigan Pier Quarter, Wigan, produces dramatic interventions within the area to raise its profile and signify positive change. The ...
Bilgrami, S. (2002). Recreating paradise.
The creative interaction between Muslims, refugees and Scottish artists, as they sew
together “paradise”. In the process of creation, we discover stories of loss and hope.
Bilgrami, S. (2001). Under My Skin.
Award winning documentary film about two immigrant artists in Scotland and the Camera, Editor experience of cross-cultural identity in their art and their lives.
Ferguson, P. Development of a 3D audio panning and realtime visualisation toolset using emerging technologies. (Thesis)
This thesis documents a body of research that links the field of electro-acoustic
diffusion and spatialisation with practice in the music and film post-production
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.