Still Take brings together two bodies of work that each explore and jockey the duality of cinema. Oscillating between unorthodox and strictly conventional films, Cara Needham's interdisciplinary works of ink on paper and animation isolate minor scenes to disrupt the primary narrative.
Conversely, Sky Parra's oil paintings reference the iconography of films that occupy narratives afflicted by fixed ideas.
Grappling masculine, fractured plots they employ a template of grungy, chatty pop culture. Here, the lasting effects of zeitgeist and nostalgia become significant. Informing one another through friction, both Needham and Parra investigate arts enduring affinity with film. Offering a reflection on how we consume cinema, projecting and rendering a private response to the moments that arrest us.