Artist Talks & Presentations



Avebury Imaginary: a personal history of a stone circle & hill - 26 November 2022


An illustrated journey to Avebury stone circle and Silbury Hill, reflecting on a body of work made by Daniel & Clara in response to these mysterious ancient sites.


Studio Visit: Correspondence Works - 23rd April 2022


A virtual studio visit with Daniel & Clara about their correspondence works and the role of writing, series and mail art in their practice.

Landscape Imaginary Expanded Research - 26th June 2021


An illustrated journey through Daniel & Clara's research into the relationship between place and the imagination with art historian Susan Owens, artists Andrew & Eden Kötting, Ben Rivers, and Stella Keen, director of the Jeff Keen Archive.

Landscape Imaginary Artist Talk - 27th March 2021



Landscape Imaginary is a new body of work being created throughout 2021 by the artist Daniel & Clara in response to the landscapes of Mersea Island where they have relocated due to the pandemic. Finding themselves isolated in this coastal setting they have become engaged in a process of psychological orientation, exploring how their state of mind is linked to the land forms and the constantly shifting tidal and weather conditions.

In this illustrated talk, Daniel & Clara speak about their current projects and the importance of place in their work, revealing how particular landscapes have influenced their creative process and imagination.

Walking In Circles @ Home Cooking - 17th July 2020


A guided virtual stroll along the route we have been taking daily during lockdown, with reflections on the relationship between place and the imagination and how a process of repeated looking at the natural world has helped us to deal with the personal impact of the pandemic.

Walking In Circles @ Metal Culture - 25th June 2020



A guided virtual stroll along the route we have been taking daily during lockdown, with reflections on the relationship between place and the imagination and how a process of repeated looking at the natural world has helped us to deal with the personal impact of the pandemic.

Daniel & Clara in conversation with Scott Barley - 26th November 2020


On the occasion of 10 years since they began collaborating, Daniel & Clara were in conversation with Scott Barley to discuss a decade of creativity, collaboration & moving image art.

Daniel & Clara Q&A with Adam Scovell at the Slow Film Festival - 1st November 2020


Daniel & Clara interviewed by Adam Scovell following the premiere of their short film 'En Plein Air' at the 2020 edition of the Slow Film Festival. Hosted by Peter Treherne.



Essays / Reviews (selected)


“Receiving Landscapes” by Nadin Mai, November 2020

“Notes on Notes From A Journey” by Adam Scovell, November 2020

“Revisiting” by William Fowler, November 2020

“Meandering through INT. LANDSCAPES” by Richard Ashrowan, November 2020

“Of Light and Darkness – The Motion Picture Explorations of Daniel & Clara” by Nikola Gocić, November 2020

“A Journey Not a Destination”, by Dustin Chang, Floating World, May 2019


Interviews


“Interview: Daniel & Clara”, by Ben Nicholson, ALT/KINO, September 2023

“Liminal Landscapes: An Interview with Daniel & Clara”, by Tereza Stehlikova, Tangible Territory, vol.1, issue 1, November 2020

“Tripping Into Nature: An Interview with Daniel & Clara”, by Steve Erickson, Kinoscope, June 2020

“Artist Questionnaire: Daniel & Clara”, by Mirelle Borra, 6×6 Project, May 2020


Texts by Daniel & Clara


“Notes on: Studio Diary Series”, April 2022

“Notes on: Scene 13 - The Crow”, November 2021

“Notes on: En Plein Air”, October 2021

“Notes on: Witches Walk”, September 2021

“Notes on: Revisiting”, August 2021

“Notes on: Espectros da Terra”, July 2021

“On the Island…”, Missing Observer Studies #5, Huner Francis, December 2020

“Moving Image Salon”, in Art Worlds, Artquest, September 2020

“Walking in Circles”, in Moving Image Artists Journal, Issue 2, May 2020

“21 Reflections on Creativity and Cinema in the 21st Century”, in The Art(s) Of Slow Cinema Journal, Issue 1, December 2018