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  • Michael Snow - Rameau's Nephew by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen

    Each of Michael Snow's works, spanning across painting, sculpture, video, film, photography, holography, drawing, publishing and music, invites us to experience, question and contemplate the representation, its process and material. Rameau's Nephew by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen illustrates his research both in the visual arts and in sound: "For me, it is an authentic 'talking picture,' built from the true units of the syllable and the frame. All the possible image/sound relationships centering around people and speech generate the movie-audience relationships: a wide range of emotional possibilities; the experience of seeing/hearing this film. 'Speech,' 'Language,' 'Culture' - their sources, their nature... recorded, imaged, prove (?) that in this case a word is worth 1000 pictures.

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    69 EUR

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  • Jean-Michel Bouhours on Paolo Gioli

    Editions Light Cone is pleased to announce the publication of its first ebook: Jean-Michel Bouhours on Paolo Gioli. Benefitting from the new power of ebooks to integrate video with text, the first title in this new series from Editions Light Cone has been conceived as a dialogue between two important voices in contemporary moving image art. 

    Collected in a single volume, and illustrated by extracts from Paolo Gioli's films, are essays and notes written over a twenty year period by Jean-Michel Bouhours, currently a curator of Modern Collections at the Musée national d’art moderne - Centre Pompidou in Paris. For many years, Bouhours directed the museum’s film programme and has long been an active member of Light Cone.

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    9,99 EUR

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  • Jorge Honik: Experimental Films 1968-1975

    Like the still-shining light from a dead star, the films Jorge Honik meticulously constructed during the 1960s and 70s continue to strike the present of his imagination with all the force of forty years ago. -Pablo Marín

    There are 50 numbered silkscreen copies of this limited edition, completely bilingual (English–Spanish) production, which includes seven of Honik's Super 8 films. Printed and produced in New York City in 2014.

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    59.99 USD

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  • Guy Sherwin - Short Film Series 1975-2014

    Available for the first time on DVD, Guy Sherwin's acclaimed Short Film Series, a unique collection of interconnected 16mm 3 minute films started in 1975. The series is held together by certain formal considerations: each film is three minutes long, i.e. the length of a roll of 16mm film, all films are b/w and silent, and the order in which they are shown is flexible. Apart from this there is a range of imagery from portraiture to still life to travel. The films operate on the border between movement and stillness, revealing their inner logic through an active engagement in looking.

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    20 GBP

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  • “We Support Everything since the Dawn of Time That Has Struggled and Still Struggles”. Introduction to Lettrist Cinema

    The Lettrist movement is unique in the history of avant-garde formations. Founded by Isidore Isou in Paris immediately after World War II, it remains active to this day, having lost none of its radicalism, either aesthetic or ethical. In this book, Nicole Brenez presents the key figures and the basic concepts of Lettrist cinema, the art form within which their formal innovations proved the most far-reaching, prefiguring the breakthroughs of the nouvelle vague and the experiments of expanded cinema.

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    8 EUR

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  • On the Eve of the Future. Selected Writings on Film

    The celebrated critic and film scholar Annette Michelson saw the avant-garde filmmakers of the 1950s and 1960s as radically redefining and extending the Modernist tradition of painting and sculpture, and in essays that were as engaging as they were influential and as lucid as they were learned, she set out to demonstrate the importance of the underappreciated medium of film. On the Eve of the Future collects more than thirty years’ worth of those essays, focusing on her most relevant engagements with avant-garde production in experimental cinema, particularly with

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    Hardcover - 39.95 USD
    Paperback - 32.95 USD

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  • Gravity Spells: Bay Area New Music and Expanded Cinema Art

    Produced by Bay Area filmmaker and sound artist John Davis in conjunction with a fellowship and residency at the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley CA, this limited edition of 100 includes two hand-silkscreened gatefold LPs and four silkscreened DVDs of original film and music, plus a 50-page booklet of writing and images bound in a hand letterpressed cover. The project was conceived to publicly showcase emerging and established strains of expanded cinema and music collaboration in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as to create a physical document that captured that energy.

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    90 USD

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  • Experiments in Cinema v10 DVD Collection

    8-DVD compilation celebrating Experiments in Cinema festival's 10th anniversary.

    DISC 1

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    50 USD

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  • Visual Music 1947-1986 from the CVM Archive

    Thirteen rare films featuring pre-computer abstraction, using a variety of techniques including early oscilloscope experiments, color organs, hand-drawn sound, animation drawn directly on film, painted scrolls, and optical printing. Films from the archive of Center for Visual Music.

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    30 USD

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  • Stan Brakhage - By Brakhage: An Anthology, Volumes One and Two

    Working outside the mainstream, the wildly prolific, visionary Stan Brakhage made more than 350 films over a half century. Challenging all taboos in his exploration of “birth, sex, death, and the search for God,” he turned his camera on explicit lovemakin

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    79.95 USD

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