|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Schlicht E, Hollein M|
|Publication Language||English, German|
|Keywords||Aldo Tambellini, Amy Granat, Bärbel Neubauer, cameraless film, Cécile Fontaine, Dieter Roth, Emmanuel Lefrant, Harry Smith, Hy Hirsh, Ian Helliwell, Jennifer Reeves, Jennifer West, José Antonio Sistiaga, Len Lye, Luis Recoder, Marcelle Thirache, Norman McLaren, Pierre Rovère, Schmelzdahin, Stan Brakhage, Takahiko Iimura, Tony Conrad|
"Zelluloid" is dedicated to a particular genre of artistic film, in which the image is generated directly, by physically processing the film strip. Unlike other forms of experimental film, the film material is interpreted as if it were a canvas by using a diverse range of artistic processes: through painting, drawing, collage on the celluloid, scores and scratches in the photographic emulsion, chemical manipulation or the direct lighting of photo-sensitive media. Such were the origins of the cinematic avant-garde, which researches even the material nature of the medium of film and at the same time sounds out its relationship with the visual arts and also with music in ever-changing approaches. The exhibition catalogue contains outstanding examples of "films without a camera" and features approximately 20 international artists and filmmakers from the 1930s to the present day.
Exhibition: Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (2.06 - 29.08.2010).
Artists featured in the exhibiton: Stan Brakhage, Tony Conrad, Cécile Fontaine, Amy Granat, Ian Helliwell, Hy Hirsh, Takahiko Iimura, Emmanuel Lefrant, Len Lye, Norman McLaren, Bärbel Neubauer, Luis Recoder, Jennifer Reeves, Dieter Roth, Pierre Rovère, Schmelzdahin, José Antonio Sistiaga, Harry Smith, Aldo Tambellini, Marcelle Thirache, Jennifer West.