Catalogue

  • Strange Questions: Experimental Film as Conversation

    Compelling interviews with notables in avant-garde cinema offer insights into moving image art--its creative processes, formative influences, and hidden psychic effects. Through interviews with George Manupelli, Chick Strand, Tom Gunning, Lynne Sachs, Jay Rosenblatt, Martha Colburn, Evan Meaney, Mike Hoolboom, Robert Nelson, and Nina Menkes, Strange Questions links powerful personal stories with the contemporary media-scape.

    Questions addressed in this collection include:

    What role does the audience play in the creative process?

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  • Klonaris/Thomadaki - The Angel Cycle: Selected Works

    Special Edition: Digipack DVD with 4 short films and 2 bonus films by filmmakers Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki. 48-page booklet.

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    24,90 EUR

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  • Jean-Jacques Martinod - Notes For An Aleatory Flame

    Notes For An Aleatory Flame is a personal manifesto of cinematic self expression flipped into speculative entryway for possibilities of communion with fresh & unforeseen personal methodologies. Through inquisitive poetics, this essay functions as a call for the self as image-making-instrument to slice through the media manure by engaging in the necromantic act of reinvigorating cinematic ruin. Martinod’s words beckon us to traverse new realms through the creation of portals and to witness reality through our personal relations with images.

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  • Jun Kurosawa Selected Works Vol.2 - Metaphysics Of Light

    Blu-ray anthology of Japanese artist Jun Kurosawa’s short films presented by KRAUT FILM.

    Reflected light of water’s surface and sunlight that penetrates glass, the shadow of the blue sky and things. In the darkness of a theater space, the fixed light on a film becomes various modes through tungsten light. Selected experimental works by Japanese filmmaker "Jun Kurosawa" that one would be attracted by the mystique and beauty of a film.

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  • Japanese Expanded Cinema and Intermedia: Critical Texts of the 1960s

    Intermedia and Expanded Cinema, both as critical approach and artistic practice, left an indelible mark in a period of Japanese art history that is broadly considered to be one of its most dynamic moments in the wake of its postwar reemergence.

    Despite the burgeoning interest in academic and curatorial circles in this segment of Japanese art history, the paucity of readily available material in a language other that Japanese has meant the local context, particularly the ways in which the terms were critically debated, was relatively neglected.

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    15 EUR

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  • Storm De Hirsch - Mythology for the Soul

    DVD with 15 films by Storm De Hirsch.  Second release of re:voir's New York Film-makers' Cooperative Collection.

    A major work in terms of style, structure, graphic invention, image manipulation and symbolic ritual. Short abbreviated dream-like moments, fused together by the tension and the dynamic of motion-picture time.
    -Stan Vanderbeek

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    19,90 EUR

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  • Experimental Film and Photochemical Practices

    This book assesses the contemporary status of photochemical film practice against a backdrop of technological transition and obsolescence. It argues for the continued relevance of material engagement for opening up alternative ways of seeing and sensing the world. Questioning narratives of replacement and notions of fetishism and nostalgia, the book sketches out the contours of a photochemical renaissance driven by collective passion, creative resistance and artistic reinvention.

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    Ebook - 66,99 EUR
    Hardcover - 83,19 EUR

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  • Cinema Expanded - Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

    Expanded cinema: avant-garde moving image works that claim new territory for the cinematic, beyond the bounds of familiar filmmaking practices and the traditional theatrical exhibition space. First emerging in the 1960s amidst seismic shifts in the arts, multi-screen films, live cinematic performance, light art, kinetic art, video, and computer-generated imagery - all placed under expanded cinema's umbrella - re-emerged at the dawn of the 2000s, opening a vast new horizon of possibility for the moving image, and perhaps even heralding the end of cinema as we know it.

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    39,95 USD

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  • Fields of View - Film, Art and Spectatorship

    Drawing on film theory, literary modernism, psychology and art history, Fields of View elucidates an expanded network of connections between avant-garde film and wider culture. In this bold and original work, A.L. Rees identifies three key terms - 'field', 'frame' and 'interval' and charts their use by filmmakers and theorists such as Dziga Vertov, Sergei Eisenstein, Bruce Baillie, Maya Deren, Malcolm Le Grice and Werner Nekes, from the 1920s through to the present day.

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    Paperback - 29.99 GBP
    Hardback - 95 GBP
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  • Nathaniel Dorsky - Eclogues: Letters and Correspondence

    “This past summer I began to look through my album of personal snapshots, ones that I had sent out to accompany my email correspondences over the last decade. I was thinking of the possibility of doing some test printings of these images for a potential show when it was suggested to me by my printer, Nina Zurier, that a small book might be a more appropriate context for this project.

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