Emily Richardson

Latest work: Beach House

beach house

Beach House is a film about a unique example of rural modernism, built on the UK coast of Suffolk by architect John Penn. Penn was an architect, painter, musician and poet whose nine houses in East Suffolk are all built with uncompromising symmetry adhering to the points of the compass in their positioning in the […]

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Despite the fact that women filmmakers are crafting some of the most striking work in contemporary artist’s film and video, their ongoing importance has only recently begun to be registered on DVD. Emily Richardson’s short films are remarkably evocative witnesses to the deeper resonance of landscape. Made in locations as varied as North Sea oil fields, Cold War radar test sites, tower blocks and inner city London, they offer a very distinctive signature vision of under-examined zones, teasing out a sometimes fragile, sometimes usettling but always intriguing beauty, one delivered with real care and attention. — Gareth Evans, Time Out