THE CINECITY ARCHITECTURAL FILM PROJECT
Louise Mackenzie has co-curated the CINECITY project from 2009 to the present with Sarah Breen Lovett in Sydney and in Melbourne with Romaine Logere, Russell Bywater, & Foo Chi Sung, director of squintopera Australia. CINECITY has been run in workshop, exhibition and competition formats, here participants make one-minute films exploring architectural ideas.
LOUISE MACKENZIE has a background in film and architecture studying at The University of Melbourne and La Trobe University. She’s interested in the work of French film maker Jacques Tati in terms of the modern city and the filmic storytelling of Tati. She worked as a graduate architect for Multiplicity in Brunswick, Victoria. Australia. She has held exhibitions on Jacques Tati’s work at the University of Melbourne and in the Melbourne Fringe Festival and curated programs at the ACMI Mediatheque regarding the relationships between architecture & film. She is presently a PhD student.
SARAH BREEN LOVETT is an artist, curator, PhD candidate, and sessional academic at The University of
Sydney. Sarah has completed a
B.Des, B.Arts + M.Arch. The working title of her PhD research is
EXPANDED ARCHITECTURE: The intersection of expanded cinema +
architecture. Sarah has a particular interest in the 1960s-70s Expanded
Cinema movement in London. As an artist, Sarah’s installations and
moving images have been exhibited widely in Sydney, The Blue Mountains,
Kandos, Melbourne, Brisbane, London, Dublin, Berlin and Rome in
galleries, public art installations and film festivals. As a curator,
Sarah is the founder of Expanded Architecture, co-curator on the
Cinecity Architectural Film Project and co-curator of Modern Art
Projects MAP. Sarah’s Website.