As creative devices, humor and play have the power to both soothe and subvert. When juxtaposed with serious themes in art, humor and play may create cognitive dissonance in the viewer where, amidst their internal conflict, viewers can often laugh at their own discomfort. Henri Bergson noted in “Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic,” there is an “…absence of feeling which usually accompanies laughter.” This absence creates a space for viewers to unpack the deeper conceptual underpinnings of the work.
Sunday, September 1, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, October 31, 2019 (All day)
The Moving Image Salon is a monthly gathering in London for artists working in the fields of moving image and experimental filmmaking. It is intended as a relaxed and open space for conversation and exchange about contemporary moving image practices, a networking event and critical forum.
A four week course in artists and experimental filmmaking taught by Maximilian Le Cain + Aoife Desmond
The Guesthouse Project Space, 10 Chapel Lane, Shandon, Cork. Mondays 7pm - 9pm, May 6th - 27th Materialist Film / Fictional Documentary / Performance / Expanded Cinema Price €120 ( early bird €100 before April 15th). Booking is essential as places are limited. Contact [email protected] to book.
How does technology reproduce the mechanisms of vision? What questions arise from the intersections between capitalism, art, cinema, the mind, and neuroscience? What are the political, social, and philosophical consequences of the technological expansion and recreation of the visible? Who decides how we see and what we see? This following February at Cineteca Madrid we will explore the visual imaginaries produced by the technologies of cinema, art, performance, critical thinking, and virtual reality that amplify our ways of seeing and being in the world.
Friday, February 1, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, February 2, 2019 (All day)
A televisual and multimodal fundraiser for the Nightingale Cinema. Join us irl or url or both for a cavalcade of performances and videos teasing out meaning and monies. Digging into the form and fun, this function features raffles, give-aways, ample opportunities to give to the endlessly vital microcinema right at the beating beautiful heart of Chicago screen culture. Bring your big bucks and best buds as MCs Hammer, Escher and Donald guide you through contemporary and historical tele-works, open the space for this place and goof for good.
The CVM Symposium 2018: Exploring and Preserving Visual Music will explore the theories, histories and practices of Visual Music. It features two days of talks and presentations from international scholars, artists, students, curators and researchers (August 14-15), plus a final half day of special sessions. Set in Sonoma County’s wine country, the symposium also features several special events.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, August 16, 2018 (All day)
Kera MacKenzie and Andrew Mausert-Mooney, co-directors of ACRE TV will facilitate a three hour (with breaks!) workshop in which all participants will learn about and make LIVE and LIVE-TO-TAPE TV! All ages and experience levels are welcome, no equipment is required, though if you have a laptop or camera please bring it. In this workshop we will:
The Moving Image Catalog's next guest curator will be Julio Fermepín, whose selection of experimental films - entitled BEYOND THE FOREST - will be published online from Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th July.
Julio Fermepín is an Argentinian filmmaker and teacher. Since 2005 he has made several experimental films which have been shown at numerous international venues, including L'Age d’Or (Belgium) and the Oberhausen Short Film Festival (Germany). His most recent film is Corriente.
Monday, July 23, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, July 29, 2018 (All day)