On February 22, 1987, Andy Warhol died at 58 years following a mere gall bladder operation. Thirty years after his death, Warhol remains a superstar of sales and exhibitions and his notoriety goes well beyond the world of art.
25 FPS Festivalis inviting new films to apply for the International Competition of the 2017 edition taking place in Zagreb between September 28th and October 1st.
We're searching for innovative explorations of cinematic language, narration and the medium itself, film types and genres that cross and broaden the notion of film as art. Festival is open to expressive original concepts, progresses in terms of theme, idea and aesthetics, as well as works that perpetuate the tradition of avant-garde and experimental film.
I Decided To Turn Left. (Thoughts & Streams from 2015/16) Film by Simon Liu // Recorded sound by Warren Ng 16mm Film Printed & Processed at Negativland Motion Picture Lab: Brooklyn, NY
I want to go home. These images were meant to show us what goes where - but I can't make out the path. Maybe we should lay them all out on the floor and try to put the pieces back together. In another five days, I'll need to leave.
Since the 1960s, acclaimed experimental filmmaker Pat O’Neill has explored the visual complexities of moving images on screen, first through his mastery of the optical printer and more recently through digital tools. This program presents exemplary works of each. One of O’Neill’s final works on celluloid, the 35mm Trouble in the Image (1996) is a moving image artist’s book that hints and nudges towards rich connections and associations.
For Robert Beavers, the camera is not a simple recording device; it has a very lively quality that surrounds the elements of filming. This session presents two films he made in the 1970s based on a 15th-century painting and the writings of John Ruskin. The construction of images and sounds in these works connects the present with the past and the past with the present in a continual toing and froing.