The aims of this book are twofold: on the one hand, based on archival research, it seeks to identify the status of film and of the moving image in the field of contemporary art in French-speaking Switzerland and abroad; on the other hand, it aims at assessing the influence of exhibition contexts on a multiplicity of film practices (on their temporal aspects, the multiplication of surfaces of projection, the reception by a mobile spectator).
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What is the significance of gendered identification in relation to artists' moving image? How do women artists grapple with the interlinked narratives of gender discrimination and gender identity in their work? In this groundbreaking book, a diverse range of leading scholars, activists, archivists and artists explore the histories, practices and concerns of women making film and video across the world, from the pioneering German animator Lotte Reiniger, to the influential African American filmmaker Julie Dash and the provocative Scottish contemporary artist Rachel Maclean.
Sarah Pucill’s films and photographs explore the mirroring and merging we seek in the Other; a sense of self which is transformative and fluid. Her work is concerned with the idea that as subjects we are not separate.
The artists included on these discs have donated their work to EIC. Experiments in Cinema is a volunteer-run festival so all proceeds from sales go directly into ensuring the continuation of EIC. Be the first on your block to collect the whole set of DVDs!
Sanctus composes and recomposes, in a astonishing found-footage film, a series of \"x\" (ray) films shot in the 1950\'s by the doctor and film director James Sibley Watson.
Rephotographing a 1905 Biograph one-reeler, Jacobs penetrates ever deeper into the image, delving into the shot, zooming in on details, probing and probing.