“Heartbeat creates the scope. Space inside the eye. We are nerve endings of a large retina. Perception is corpuscular and wavelike. The word was deleted. Light and sound are frequencies, and thought is communicated tactilely. Light, color, shapes, intervals, resonances, moving sympathies till the conversion and fusion…” —José Val del Omar (undated)
World Cinema Carnival, is an exhibitory flux of moving images that celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of filmmakers, producers, animators, video artists, and researchers. This curated event is dedicated to fostering a vibrant community that pushes the boundaries of the cinematic medium and challenges conventional language and forms. At World Cinema Carnival, our curatorial approach transcends limitations and inhibitions, constantly exploring new contextual and conceptual dimensions, and redefining the very essence of cinema.
Since April 2022 Eric Theise has been manipulating projected digital maps in collaboration with improvising musicians in Europe and the United States. Constraining his project to use only web mapping technologies, A Synesthete's Atlas is his unique approach to expanded cinema, drawing strategies from experimental film & animation, the Light and Space movement, 1960s light shows, and visual poetry.