Al and Al
Since 2001 AL Holmes and AL Taylor have created an award-winning body of films commissioned by Animate, Arts Council England, BFI, Channel 4 television, Cornerhouse Cinema, FACT gallery, Film London, MuHKA, Southbank Centre and the World Science Festival, exhibiting internationally in galleries, site-specific installations, film festivals, television and concert halls. In 2008, the duo’s critically acclaimed solo exhibition Eternal Youth at FACT for the European Capital of Culture celebrations toured to the National Art Museum of China for the Olympic Games. In 2009, inspired by the historical and technological significance of the site, they transformed the first railway station in the world into a space for the arts and were awarded the Liverpool Art Prize. In 2010 they collaborated with Philip Glass, Brian Greene, and David Hwang on Icarus at the Edge of Time. In 2011 they created Superstitious Robots a trilogy of shorts for Channel 4 television. In 2012 they premiered The Creator, a sci-fi short commissioned to celebrate Alan Turing’s centenary at the Museum of Moving Image in New York.