Kit Williams Videos
Kit Williams. Vital Spark. Kit Williams and the rude mechanicals. The strange story of the recent restoration of Kit’s rather saucy automaton from 1975.
“Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
Kit Williams 2020. “Tread Softly”, a sequel to his 2006 film Shadows, revealing the magic of the paintings and stories of the intervening years.
“If we shadows have offended,
Think but this, and all is mended,
That you have but slumbered here
While these visions did appear.”
How is it possible to show pictures not destined to be exhibited in a gallery? Like a cabinet of curiosities, this film was designed to reveal the surprising inner secrets of Kit Williams’ recent paintings. Some to be opened up, some revolved and others to be turned around. A visitor takes a ticket and finds her way through the many rooms of an extraordinary house. Each door she opens leads her into an imaginary world of the next enigmatic painting.