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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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  • Paul Winkler - Australian Icons

    These images are clearly marked by the use of devices to create them. Winkler may briefly show the unaltered image in the beginning of a film. But inevitably processing will occur, and Winkler’s “low-tech invention pushes the possibilities of comparativel

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    25.00 EUR

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  • Gunvor Nelson: Light Years

    A DVD+book boxset containing four restored films by Gunvor Nelson and a 124-page book of interviews and critical articles by Julie Savelli.

    The Swedish-American artist Gunvor Nelson figures among the most important experimental filmmakers of her generation. Her work considerably influenced the New American Cinema at the end of the 1960s, as much by its themes (women, the body, memory, dreams) as by its formal investigations (animation, collage, found footage).

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    32 EUR

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  • After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation

    Images have never been as freely circulated as they are today. They have also never been so tightly controlled. As with the birth of photography, digital reproduction has created new possibilities for the duplication and consumption of images, offering greater dissemination and access. But digital reproduction has also stoked new anxieties concerning authenticity and ownership.

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    Paperback - 35 USD
    Hardcover - 105 USD
    E-book - 34.99 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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  • Vivian Ostrovsky - Plunge

    DVD gathering 16 films by Vivian Ostrovsky made between 1982 and 2014.

    "An intimate – yet humorous – act of cultural resistance, the cinema of Vivian Ostrovsky is a gesture, implying the filmmaker’s entire body – as she travels around the world, carrying the gear, framing with a camera-eye. She digs in archival footage for an immense repertory of cinematic gestures performed by others – and playfully edits them with her own Super-8 shots. Multi-culturalism and polyglotism are woven into this poetics of displacement."

    - Bérénice Reynaud

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    22,90 EUR

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  • Stan Brakhage the realm buster

    Stan Brakhage’s body of work counts as one of the most important within post-war avant-garde cinema, and yet it has rarely been given the attention it deserves. Over the years, though, diverse and original reflections have developed, distancing his figure little by little from critical categories. This collection of newly commissioned essays, plus some important reprinted work, queries some of the consensus on Brakhage’s films. In particular, many of these essays revolve around the controversial issues of representation and perception.

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    26,48 GBP

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  • Scratch, Crackle & Pop: A whole grains approach to making films without a camera

    Plunge into the visceral, energetic world of handmade filmmaking with this unique, easy-to-read manual. Award-winning animator and filmmaker Steven Woloshen guides you step-by-step through the process of creating handmade films using simple, everyday tools. Here, Woloshen shares the knowledge and experience he has acquired over his 30+ years’ experience of making short, abstract films.

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    60 CAD

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  • The films of Jack Chambers

    This 3-volume set brings together for the first time the complete film works of Jack Chambers (1931-78), largely regarded as one of Canada’s most important visual artists. With a well-established career as a painter, he embarked on a short-lived but significant career as a filmmaker in the mid-1960s. Chambers’ artistic practice was described as “perceptual realism” and stood in counterpoint to the dominant abstract styles of his day. He completed five films in his lifetime.

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    125 USD

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