Sheffield Fringe

Rose Butler

Rose is an artist and senior lecturer of Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University working with video, photography, sound, animation and installation.

Rose recently completed a residency at Centrum; Berlin which featured her new work surrounding the death strip of former East Berlin. She is currently supported by an ACE research and development grant.

She received an award at the Becks Futures Student Prize for Digital Video for the multi-screen animation Platform, and she was shortlisted for the Jerwood Prize for Moving Image for the six screen animation One Lime Street, made in collaboration with Kypros Kyprianou.

The Fair

The Fair | UK 2013 | HD | 2 min 47s

Filmed from the quiet edges of a city centre car park in Sheffield. The Fair documents the rotating arm of a fairground ride appearing and then disappearing behind old industrial buildings and the John Lewis department store. As the arm rotates we hear the people on the ride screaming.

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