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)
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)
The 24 television screens collected by the artist form the backdrop of anOther, part installation, part performance and concert. Bodies, images and sound create living sculptures, generating both dialogue and tension.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 (All day) to Friday, April 6, 2018 (All day)
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (All day) to Friday, April 13, 2018 (All day)
Saturday, April 14, 2018 (All day) to Monday, April 16, 2018 (All day)
At the cross-over between performative arts and film, expanded cinema emerged in the mid-60s and is now considered to have influenced many aspects of contemporary media installations and performances. American artist pioneers explored its means in regards to politics and collective participation as well as radical subjective experimentation. In Britain filmmakers used its structural and analytical means to criticise the canons of commercial cinema.
Monday, February 5, 2018 (All day) to Monday, February 26, 2018 (All day)
In spite of claims of its obsolescence, analog film is still alive. It continues to exist as an inimitable artistic medium, put to use in myriad forms around the world. Nonetheless, in the context of our ever-expanding digital landscape, analog film faces new challenges that have forced it into a process of deep transformation. What steps do we need to take to guarantee that analog film will remain as a living-breathing medium? What are the alternatives to the idea of film as an obsolete, historical object?
Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, October 22, 2017 (All day)
This symposium will expand the defining attributes of Fluxus film by addressing the problematic role of documentation within Fluxus practices, the documentation of performances as material film objects and the performativity of media, and the politics of presence in Fluxus film and performance. Includes screening of film and video works by Wolf Vostell, Eric Andersen, Nam June Paik, Ludwig Schönherr, Paul Sharits, and Carolee Schneemann, among others.
Friday, May 5, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, May 6, 2017 (All day)
Iris Film Collective is pleased to present the inaugural installation of IN HOUSE, a year-long series of film and light installation at the Falaise Fieldhouse (3434 Falaise Avenue, Vancouver BC, Canada) by Collective members.
BUNGALOW is a site-specific installation by Alex MacKenzie on view every evening from 6-9pm at the Fieldhouse from February 13 through the 26th, 2017.
Monday, February 13, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, February 26, 2017 (All day)