Esther Johnson's film Alone Together, the Social Life of Benches featured by NOWNESS global video channel
Thursday 24 November 2016
An extract from Alone Together, the Social Life of Benches, a film by artist-filmmaker Esther Johnson, is to be streamed online by NOWNESS from 24 November 2016. NOWNESS is a global video channel and a movement for creative excellence in storytelling celebrating the extraordinary of every day. Through a series of oral testimonies and carefully composed portraits, Alone Together, the Social Life of Benches explores how individuals and groups spend time in two distinctive public locations. You can watch the 4-minute extract on NOWNESS here and read about the edit here. You can find out more about Esther’s film on her website here.
Esther Johnson (MA Royal College of Art) is an artist and filmmaker working at the intersection of artist moving image and documentary portraiture. Find out more at www.blanchepictures.com. She is a Reader in Media Arts at Sheffield Hallam University.