Chris GALLAGHER

(1951- )
Nationalité canadienne

Chris Gallagher was born in Vancouver, Canada and attended Vancouver College, The University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. He has traveled extensively and taught at the University of Regina during the eighties and is now an Associate Professor of film at The University of British Columbia. His first film Sideshow was read as both humorous and disturbing and another early work Big Red brought humor to the structural film tradition. Both films launched his career but are generally not available today. From his earliest work to the present, Gallagher has examined the philosophical paradoxes and contradictions in our perception of the spacetime continuum by taking, often just everyday, imagery and by applying his creative cinematic strategies his representations reveal the extraordinary in the ordinary. One could say his work is characterized by the application of uncommon sense to the natural world as a means to reformulate linear experience in a block universe context. His later features such as Where is Memory approach difficult real subjects with a fictitious theorem, referred to as ficumentary, that provokes insightful exhilaration for some but also insecurity for others as one does not always easily recognize the relationship between the form and the content.
Gallagher's application of uncommon sense to the physical artifacts of our media saturated existence has also been applied to other art practices such as photography, sculpture and performance work

14 FILMS EN DISTRIBUTION

BUDDHA'S PIZZA
2011 / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 10' 34 / 31 €
distribution : Mini DV
COMPILATION 6 FILMS
2011 / Mini DV / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 18' 00 / 55 €
distribution : DVCAM
HEAR TO THERE
2011 / HD / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 7' 19 / 23 €
distribution : DVCAM
WHERE IS HERE
2011 / HD / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution : DVCAM
PLASTIC SURGERY
1975-2011 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 19' 00 / 58 €
distribution : 16mm ou DVCAM
TIME BEING
2000-2009 / 35mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 88' 00 / 238 €
distribution : DVCAM
THAW
2008 / HD / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 4' 48 / 19 €
distribution : DVCAM
WHERE IS MEMORY
1992 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 96' 00 / 253 €
distribution : 16mm ou DVCAM
UNDIVIDED ATTENTION
1987 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 107' 00 / 267 €
distribution : 16mm ou DVCAM
MIRAGE
1983 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 7' 00 / 23 €
distribution : 16mm ou DVCAM
  TERMINAL CITY
1982 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 9' 00 / 29 €
distribution : 16mm ou DVCAM ou Fichier sur serveur
SEEING IN THE RAIN
1981 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution : 16mm ou Fichier sur serveur
THE NINE O'CLOCK GUN
1980 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 8' 00 / 26 €
distribution : 16mm ou DVCAM
ATMOSPHERE
1976 / 16mm / couleur / sonore / simple écran / 10' 00 / 34 €
distribution : DVCAM