KRIS BEAGHTON

Maya's Knife (2017), 2 mins, 16mm colour

An experimental short inspired by the "vertical cinema" practiced by filmmakers such as Maya Deren and Barbara Hammer, drawing on dream logic and surrealist imagery rather than linear temporality and narrative.

Selected to screen at the London Short Film Festival, New Shorts: Experiments: Leftfield & Luscious, Institute of Contemporary Art, 2018.


Poems!

performed at Drift Reading Series, Judith E. Wilson Studio, Cambridge, 2017.


AND ONE OF THEM IS HOW BAD I NEED YOU (text)

and

Natasha Lyonne (song)

under pseudonym OK Brightness
published in Crush Fiction, Wicked Hag, 2017.


The Left Hand of Dawn: Scientific Bodies and Poetic Awakenings

performance and experimental lecture at The Dirty Art Department's The Wandering School, Macao, Milan, 2016.


kInΩ (2015)

Featuring Amphibia // Carol Enthusiast // Takeawayboy1 // BwO. A polymorphous scifi system: microcontrollers, petals, flesh staplers, kinky drives, water, blood, chatrooms, A.I. strap-ons, female-to-female jumper wires. Promoting our audiovisual techno(sex) as queer worldmaking.

Screened at:

Transmutations + Anticipations; Encounter Bandits-Mages, Bourges, France, 2015.

Chapter Femme, hosted by SIREN and Chapter 10, Bloc., London, 2017.


Arunsphere

in collaboration with Devawn Wilkinson, Trace Bodies, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. A group participatory performance. Looking at affective online alienation in relation to corporeality and identity production and consumption, 2016.


I made the whirling world stand still

co-curated an exhibition of fiction in frames of local writers for Hacked WickED Festival, 2014.


Tension

Issue #35, published in Streetcake Magazine under pseudonym Christine Byrne, 2014.

Untitled

published in Map Poetry Zine, Issue #2, 2012.