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  • Found Footage Magazine issue #3

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    Special On Angela Ricci Lucchi & Yervant Gianikian:
    - Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi: Archive, Technology and Body, by Paula Arantzazu Ruiz

    The work of Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi is a cinema of catalogue, a cinema that displays previously archived images and shapes an enormous inventory of 20th history century. It has been more than forty years since these Italian filmmakers (Gianikian is of Armenian origin) have been recovering, re-filming and re-editing archived films by means of the analytical camera—a re-visualizing tool made ex profeso to manipulate film footage from different sources, either by cutting original frames, reversing images and revealing their negative, modifying speed or manipulating the montage.

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  • Film Panic Issue 3

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    Film Panic Issue 3 is now available! This issue contains in-depth interviews with five exciting and unique contemporary filmmakers who are exploring the possibilities of the art of cinema!

    From the editorial: "In this issue of FILM PANIC we interview five contemporary filmmakers, each of whom is creating work that is totally independent both creatively and financially. Each one of them is forging their own path and playing their own part in expanding the possibilities of the art of cinema and, in their own way, continuing the journey that began many years ago with the pioneers of the medium."

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  • Found Footage Magazine issue #2

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    Special on Barbara Hammer:
    Audacious Appropriations: Barbara Hammer’s First Half-Century, by Greg Youmans

    The scope, inventiveness, and audacity of Barbara Hammer’s career compel us to expand the frame from found footage to appropriation more broadly. Her appropriations of material from audiovisual archives (what is traditionally called found footage) came after and alongside more fundamental appropriations of various cinematic means of production, from film cameras and optical printing to a range of digital hardware and software, as well as the generic codes and practices of pornography and documentary. And these actions have in turn always been bound up with her appropriations of physical space: in film after film, Hammer wrests space (and time) away from heteropatriarchal coding and control.

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  • Millennium Film Journal No. 61 "World Views"

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    The focus of Millennium Film Journal's 61st issue is the international artists' cinema, including articles on works from the Polynesian Islands, Japan, Eastern and Western Europe, and North America. Throughout the world, artists are turning to the moving image as a means of personal expression and thematic exploration. Whether displayed on huge outdoor public screens or hand-held devices, whether captured with tiny recorders carried by drones or huge crane-mounted super-high definition cameras, the movement to lens- and screen-based art is universal.

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  • Found Footage Magazine

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    Found Footage Magazine es una publicación independiente de carácter semestral e impresa en inglés y español, con conteidos informativos, teóricos y analíticos sobre el cine de metraje encontrado o found footage. Los contenidos del primer número, que se lanzará el próximo mes de octubre, incluyen la extensa monografía sobre Bill Morrison, 'Una arqueología poética del cine', por Matt Levine, más una entrevista con el cineasta; ensayos sobre la 'ética de la apropiación', y la obra de Martin Arnold, Peter Tscherkassky y Santiago Álvarez. El número también presenta varios artículos, incluyendo una crónica de la reciente edición del Festival of (In)appropiation por su directora Jaimie Baron, y diversas críticas de obras contemporáneas y publicaciones recientes sobre cine de metraje encontrado.

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  • Cinéma experimental: Abécédaire pour une contre-culture

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    This month, publisher Éditions Yellow Now releases a 344-page book by French critic Raphaël Bassan on experimental cinema. This edition will contain texts written between 1977 and 2013 in newspapers like Libération, magazines like La Revue du Cinema and others in Encyclopædia Universalis and many others. Cinéma experimental: Abécédaire pour une contre-culture takes the form of an “alphabet book” but all entries are connected one with another trying to build a kind of a history of experimental cinema, with its international pioneers like Hans Richter, Walter Ruttmann, Germaine Dulac, Len Lye; the American masters like Maya Deren, Kenneth Anger, Jonas Mekas; some international contemporary figures: Frans Zwartjes, Steven Dwoskin, Werner Nekes; and featuring a huge sample of French Experimental filmmakers: Jean Genet, Isidore Isou, Maurice Lemaître, Marcel Hanoun, Adolfo Arrieta, Stéphane Martin, Maria Klonaris & Katerina Thomadaki, Teo Hernandez, Carole Arcega, Frederique Devaux, Nicolas Rey…, from the fifties until today.

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  • Angular: Selección Volumen 01

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    La editora española de DVDs Angular ha desvelado los contenidos de su primer lanzamiento, una recopilación de cine experimental y vídeos de artista seleccionados de entre los participantes de la convocatoria lanzada el pasado julio. El DVD, que será editado en unos pocos meses, contendrá además un libreto con textos críticos sobre las obras incluidas.

    Contenido:

    - Stephen Broomer
    Spirits in Season (16 mm, 12 min., 2012, Canadá)

    - Scott Fitzpatrick
    Wingdings Love Letter / Places With Meaning (16 mm, 5 min., 2012 - 2013, Canadá)

    - Tomonari Nishikawa
    Tokyo - Ebisu (16 mm, 5 min., 2010, Japón)
    Shibuya Tokyo (16 mm, 10 min., 2010, Japón)

    - Jennifer Proctor
    A Movie by Jen Proctor (Video, 12 min., 2010 - 2012, EEUU)

    - Blanca Rego
    Engram (optical sound #001) (Video, 2 min., 2013, España)

    - Jesse Mclean
    Remote (Video, 11 min., 2011, EEUU)

    - Andrés Denegri
    Aula Magna (Super 8, 7 min., 2013, Argentina)

    - Mauri Lehtonen
    Physical Examination (16 mm/Video, 3 min., 2012, Finlandia)

    - Anna Marziano
    The Mutability of All Things and the Possibility of Changing Some (Super 16, 16 min., 2011, Francia-Italia)

    - Salomé Lamas
    Encounters with Landscape 3x (Video, 29 min., 2012, Portugal)

    - Guest Filmmaker: Chris Gallagher
    Seeing in the Rain (16 mm, 10 min., 1981, Canadá)

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  • Millennium Film Journal 57 Published

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    From the MFJ we are thrilled to announce the publication of Millennium Film Journal No. 57 "Violence in Artists' Cinema."  The copies arrived from the printer yesterday.

    It includes articles on the recent work of Tony Oursler, Tony Conrad, Peggy Ahwesh, Ian Olds, Anna Marziano, and Shai Heredia and Shumona Goel, an interview with Jennifer Proctor, a new analysis of works by Catherine Elwes and David Critchley. artists' pages by Pat O'Neill and Noe Kidder, and Douglas White's in-depth analysis of the effects of the London "Destruction in Art Symposium" of 1966. The full table of contents is online at http://www.mfj-online.org/mfj-57-toc/

    In reaction to another set of price increases by the US Post Office, the journal is now available in pdf format -- the very files used for printing. http://www.mfj-online.org/special_offers/

    This is the 35th year of the MFJ. The next issue, due in October, will be our anniversary issue, in which we have invited a number of writers to assess the changing condition of artists' cinema in the period of the journal's publication. It is appropriately titled "Since 78." 

    The journal is entirely financed by sales and advertising . . .  Every purchase helps keep us going.

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  • Filmarmalade Presents - Anomie, Ontology and the Slow Death of Authenticity

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    Filmarmalade Presents - Anomie, Ontology and the Slow Death of AuthenticityFilmarmalade Presents - Anomie, Ontology and the Slow Death of Authenticity
    A BFI Shop Event
    Sunday December 2nd, 16:30h
    BFI Blue Room
    Belvedere Road, South Bank, Waterloo, London SE1 8XT

    For the fourth year running Filmarmalade teams up with the BFI Shop to celebrate their 2012 artists' film and video DVD launch of Let Me Feel Your Finger First's 'Ontologically Anxious Organism', James Lowne's 'Our Relationships Will Become Radiant' and the world premier screening of Maia Conran's 'Term'.

    The evening will also include a public discussion with the artists and founder of Filmarmalade, Gordon Shrigley.

    Filmarmalade is a publishing and DVD label project specialising in contemporary artists' film and video works, supported by IMT Gallery, London.

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  • no.w.here: Sequence 3 launch event

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    Sequence 3no.w.here: Sequence 3 launch event
    Wednesday 12th December, 19h
    no.w.here, Third Floor
    316 - 318 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 0AG

    Please come and support no.w.here by buying a copy of Sequence 3. Event is free, Sequence 3 publication £5 (special launch price on the night)

    Please join us at no.w.here for our last event of 2012 to celebrate the launch of Sequence 3 which is jam-packed with artist's pages, interviews and essays, by Jayne Parker, Bruce McClure, Peter Kennard, A. L. Rees, Nicky Hamlyn, Joséphine Michel, Neil Henderson, Andrew Vallance, Nina Power, Esther Leslie, William Raban, Vicky Smith, Hysteriography, Mareike Bernien and Kerstin Schroedinger, William English, Gustave Morin. Sequence is edited by Simon Payne.

    Before we premiere the new publication we will be screening films by artist Karel Doing (new member), Jenny Baines (no.w.here member) followed by Middle Eastern and electro tunes by Fari Bradley (currently artist in residence on the no.w.here and Sound and Music Embedded residency programme).

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