Rose Butler’s ‘Kamikaze’ and ‘Star Flyer’ screening as part of Cinema Paradiso at HOME Manchester – Thursday 29 November 2018

Cropped still from Rose Butler's 'The Fair', courtesy of Rose Butler ( - Featuring a fair ground ride in the background of a quiet Sheffield car park.

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar at Sheffield Hallam University has been invited to screen her dual-screen work The FairsKamikaze and Star Flyer (2016) as part of Cinema Paradiso during the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2018, HOME’s fourth annual celebration of the wild, inventive world of artist film. The weekender runs from Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday 02 December 2018 and Rose’s films screen on Thursday 29 November to launch the weekender.

Kamikaze and Star Flyer (2016): Two different fairground rides visit the city centre interrupting the horizon appearing and then disappearing behind old industrial buildings and department stores. One ride turns like a clock hand whilst the other spins like a flying saucer, passengers are whooping or screaming. The work evokes questions of escape, control, voyeurism and complicity. Read more about the films here.

Rose Butler’s Kamikaze and Star Flyer (The Fairs) screening
Cinema Paradiso: Shorts Programme at Paradise Works
Paradise Works, Salford M3 7LE
Doors at 6.30PM, for ticketing see here and follow the event on Facebook here.

Rose Butler is an artist, researcher and senior lecturer of Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, she works with video, photography, sound, animation and installation. She is a Doctoral Researcher registered in C3RI and sponsored by the SHU Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship Scheme. She is also a board member of Bloc Projects and a freelance artist mentor. Find out more about Rose’s work here.