The Festival du nouveau cinéma is pleased to annouce its Lab performance entitled The Criterion Collection. A series of glitch-based pieces delve into the worlds of iconic films and filmmakers that have made a marked impact on the aesthetic of Canadian composer Nicole Lizée.
This performance combines extracts from her previous work, Hitchcock Études (2010), Behind the Sound of Music (2014), Kubrick Études (2013). Each work is constructed around damaged and deconstructed audio and video - chewed and warped videocassettes. The resulting errors and imperfections are woven together to create a sonic landscape over which accompanying instrumental material - itself emulating the traits of broken or malfunctioning media - is performed live.
Mash-up, cut-up, video art and underground culture club collide to break boundaries between audience and artist. 4 performers, Jubal Brown, NwodtleM, Ouananiche et Sarin, will create an intense audiovisual synesthesia during 3 hours. Videodrome will strive for televisionary excess and sensory overload.
Preceded by the immersive SPACE NOISE performed by Japanese filmmaker Takashi Makino. 16mm and video projectors, live soundtrack, smoke machine and 3D glasses will allow the public to enter and experience a space filled with lights that give a physical presence to the images, well beyond the screen.
See you on Friday, October 10, at Agora du coeur des sciences de l'UQAM, in Montréal (QC), from 8pm.
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 20:00 to Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 00:00
The Festival du nouveau cinéma is pleased and excited to reveal its FNC Labprogram of performances for its 43rd edition. The Lab engages in the exploration of experimental, extended and multidisciplinary cinematic forms. Events occur at the intersection of the arts and other forms of creative expression: activities in theaters and elsewhere, online and off the beaten path, sparking invaluable moments of connection between artists and the public.