Yes to Life

Louisa Minkin, 2013, UK, digital, 6"

"Supercut glitch-remix of two video covers of Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' by the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders and members of the US Marine Corps stationed in Khandahar, Afghanistan. Play full screen with maximum volume for best effect." HTSHELL

Marines/Cheerleaders/Carly Rae Jepsen/Call Me Maybe/Tiqqun/Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl/Gesture/Fan/Re-enactment/CUT



Yes to Life

Screening at Kjetil Berge's MOVIES night at SLV Battersea

5pm Sun 25 February 2018


Images from YES TO LIFE published as a preface to:

Seb Franklin's Notes on Digital Community and Revolution

Camera Obscura 2016 Volume 31, Number 3 93: 99-131

Duke University Press



an exhibition of contemporary collage and video art

The Museum of Club Culture, Hull
Suite 5, Bond 31, 42 High Street, Hull, HU1 1PS.

Launch: Friday 17th June 6pm - 8.30pm
Continues weekends until July 10th 11am - 4pm

Evoking the spirit of DADA the exhibition will include contemporary collage, assemblage and video art from artists including:
Michelle Thompson, Martin O’Neill, Paul Burgess, Austin Von New, Mark Wigan, Louisa Minkin, Gordon Dawson, Priya Sundram, Kerry Baldry, Chris Harper, Marcel Craven, Michael Szpakowski, Ian Pollock and more..


Beg, Borrow and Steal

Yes to Life @ CalArts 16 Feb 2016


Yes to Life [2013] screening as part of Ashkan Sephavand's project Mountgrove: the contemporary leisure platform [CLEP] 30 - 31 October 2015

Reality Through Fiction Conference Athens, Greece

Kem, Warsaw, Poland

Ashkal Alwan, Beirut


Yes to Life

a preface to Ashkan Sephavand's talk

FOMO: Ashkan Sepahvand, Erika Balsom introduces Harun Farocki’s Serious Games (2009-10), FOMO Panel chaired by Hito Steyerl

ICA, London
30 May 2015




Yes to Life

screenings 2014 :

15 May - Modern Art, Oxford

Ruskin Shorts selected by Dan Fox, George Clark and Ciara Moloney

19 July -

Somarts Cultural Centre, San Francisco, USA


curated by Ian Dawson

Team Shag, Ian Monroe, Chantal Joffe, Kirsten Glass, John Stezaker, Alexine Chanel, Marcus Harvey, Joseph Cornell, Eduardo Paolozzi, Michael Thebridge, Kristen Posehn, Jack Lavander, Jessica Taylor, Nicola Manuel, Danny Aldred, Stephen Cooper, Louisa Minkin, Claire Mitten, Mia Taylor, Ian Dawson, Mick Finch

Preview 18th April 6-9pm

19th April - 16th May 2013
Winchester School of Art Gallery
Park Avenue
Winchester SO23 8DL

Mon- Fri 12-4pm