Lucas' distinct ability to transform seemingly unspectacular moments into those of epic profundity, combined with her astute awareness of the politicality of film and video and use of carefully orchestrated soundscapes position her as one of the most interesting artists working with moving image today.
Anna Lucas is a London based film and video artist. Anna Lucas has produced numerous films working closely with her subjects and collaborators including Viva Great Yarmouthl 2000, a collaborative project with punk poet John Cooper Clarke. Anna Lucas develops observations of social networks and group dynamics to produce cinematic works that respond to specific geographic and architectural locations. She is interested in everyday situations in which your attention is arrested. Playing with a sense of heightened reality Lucas' subtle orchestration of relationships and places bring to the foreground moments of 'epic intimacy' - those 'unspectacular fairytales' we experience on a daily basis.