Avant-Noir is an irregular film programme curated by Greg de Cuir Jr that surveys recent work by African and African diaspora film and video artists, alongside those engaging with African cultures. It is rare that we see Black bodies on screens at film festivals and exhibitions, perhaps even rarer when Black artists create those images.
DIAMETRALE. Experimental Film Festival in the alps of Austria (Innsbruck) Call forSubmissions! Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017 We are already looking for Feature / Documentary / Expanded Cinema / Installation / Performance for 2019
Major event dedicated to contemporary practices of moving image, the next Rencontres Internationales will be held in Paris in December 2017. It offers every year a new international programme made of works by internationally renowned artists and filmmakers, along with works by young artists shown for the first time.
The call for entries for the next Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin is open until September 10th, 2017.
A study day with curator and writer Dan Kidner exploring the artists’ feature film and its relation to other histories of experimental narrative film and video. Drawing on his own recent writing and exhibition projects Kidner will lead an introductory seminar session with participants, screen a number of films and chair a roundtable discussion with leading artist filmmakers and theorists, including Ben Rivers, Margaret Salmon, Erika Balsom and current Spike Island exhibiting artist Maeve Brennan.
This screening is curated around work that examines how technology affects sense of place and sense of self. Relationships to location becomes abstracted through the mediation of devices. The internet creates familiar landing sites, social media pages become extensions of identity, and google maps can be used to explore topographically accurate recreations of locations around the world. Sense of place is an abstraction of location navigated by information, senses, and physical stimulus