This weekend at Vivid

Join VIVID this Saturday (14th August) at 2pm when local historian Chris Upton and Birmingham-based writer and winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2007, Catherine O’Flynn, make a personal response to Karin Kihlberg & Reuben Henry’s video installation Inbindable Volume.

Filmed in Birmingham’s iconic Central Library Inbindable Volume is an ambitious new multi-screen video installation exploring the journey between conception and materialization – both in architecture and books – and what becomes of ideologies after they have been realised in material form.

Inbindable Volume

VIVID, 140 Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham, B9 4AR
0121 766 7876
29 July – 21 August

Karin Kihlberg and Reuben Henry’s latest work, Inbindable Volume, is an ambitious, multi-screen journey through Birmingham’s iconic Central Library that explores the journey between conception and materialization.

The concrete physicality of the Brutalist architecture is rendered against the unseen imagined spaces alluded to within the books held in the space.  An omnipresent narrator, who describes the lifespan of a building from conception to abandonment, drives the rhythm and texture of the film as the interior of the library unfolds in an assemblage of tracking shots. Continue reading