The 'Kill Your Darlings' Cut-Up Art Exhibition

Opportunity Closing Date: 
Sunday, November 17, 2013 (All day)

The ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Cut Up Art Exhibition 

Exhibition Dates: 21st -  22nd - 23rd November 2013

 
Introduction
 

On Thursday, the 21st November The 'Kill Your Darlings' Cut-Up Art exhibition will launch in London.
 
The Exhibition will take the form of a series of projections, which will be launched by Daniel Radcliffe in London on November 21 and will then travel the capital, being seen by thousands of Londoners in key locations over three evenings.
 
This first of a kind exhibition will feature a selection of original ‘Cut Up’ artworks submitted by artists and designers via a national Facebook initiative.
 
The exhibition will be projected at key locations around London 
 
Check out Twitter @KYDFilmUK  #KYDcutUp for more information and to join the cut up conversation.
 
Definition of ‘Kill Your Darlings’
 

The exhibition has taken its inspiration from the films title, which relates to the quotation by William Faulkner that “You must kill all your darlings” which is commonly taken to illustrate the necessity of getting rid of your idols for the greater good of your creative work. Figuratively killing the darlings that inspire you.

Definition of the ‘Cut Up’ technique
 
“When you cut into the present the future leaks out.”
William S Burroughs

The cut-up technique is traditionally a literary technique in which a text is cut up and rearranged to create a new text. The ‘Cut Up’ technique was popularized in the late 1950s and early 1960s by writer William S. Burroughs, and has since been used in a wide variety of creative contexts. For this exhibition we are broadening the concept of ‘Cut Ups’ so to include a wider range of artistic disciplines such as design, fashion, illustration, photography and art.

The world's most beautiful film magazine ‘Little White Lies’ has come on board as the offcial media partner for the ‘The ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Cut Up Art Exhibition. 

Here is a link to the Little White Lies article about the project, where the creative brief for submissions, is now available

http://lwli.es/kydcomp

Facebook details are: www.facebook.com/KYDfilmYK

 

And Twitter details are : @KYDfilmUK  #KYDcutUp

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