This two-day event brings together academics, film-makers and artists for presentations, conversations, and screenings to explore the indefinite and the illegible in experimental film, artists’ film and video, and commercial cinema.
Light, motion, definition, compression: the conditions of recording, storing and screening moving image are subject to constant variations that pull them away from perfect visibility. Film-makers and artists often seek out and work with the resulting visual uncertainty, from the warping of space to the melding of senses; speed to slowness; darkness to glare; and blur to glitch. Indefinite Visions explores the possibility that an important function of moving image is not to show but to obscure, and that – like the photographer in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up – the closer and deeper we look at an image, the less clear it becomes.
Friday, June 24, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, June 25, 2016 (All day)
In 2006 Herman Asselberghs, Sven Augustijnen, Manon de Boer and Anouk De Clerq joined forces and founded Auguste Orts. What started as a reaction to the lack of a production and distribution platform which served their works sufficiently, soon grew to be a leading collective whose works have earned international acclaim. Not only the individual works of the artists will be highlighted in this show, but also the concept of 'artist-run-production/distribution center' will be discussed extensively.