Dr Richard Ashrowan is a moving image artist and independent film curator. He works with video and 16mm film, creating short single channel films, immersive video installations and live multi-projector performance experiments. His works are exhibited at film festivals, galleries and artist spaces around the world. Richard has been responsible for bringing experimental and artists’ film to rural Scotland in his role of Creative Director at Alchemy Film and Arts and is an active member of the Moving Image Makers Collective.
In this interview we We discuss Jarman and Greenaway, his passion for working on 16mm film and his love of Stan Brakhage and Andrei Tarkofsky.
"The first one (Tarkofsky film) I was exposed to actually was Mirror, unusually. And it probably remains to me to this day my favourite film ever. I can watch it again and again and still get more from it." - Richard Ashrowan on Andrei Tarkovsky.
You can see previews and full versions of his work on Vimeo and stream or download our interview with Richard on the player below.
Experimental film and installation artist Jason Moyes lives and works in rural Scotland and has been exploring the moving image since 2007. His work has been shown in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia. He is a founding member of the Moving Image Makers Collective.
Into the Mothlight is sponsored by The Film and Video Poetry Society.