Simon Payne

Simon Payne studied time-based media at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, Maidstone (1995–98) and later the Royal College of Art. His videos involve systematic graphic sequences, abstract colour fields and an exploration of digital video aesthetics. They have been shown in festivals and screenings worldwide. He has also written widely on experimental cinema and edited several publications including A.L. Rees’s posthumous Fields of View: Film, Art and Spectatorship (BFI: 2020). Since 2014, he has been co-curating Contactwith Andrew Vallance. He is Associate Professor of Film and Media at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.