approaches to experimental media
presented at Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival
co-curated with Deirdre Logue
Through performance, role-playing, and documentation, these works oscillate between profound anxiety and the relative calm that appears after emotional exhaustion.
Sirene, Freya Hattenberger, 2006, 3:30
54 Days this Winter 36 Days this Spring for 18 Minutes, Dani Leventhal, 2009, 17:00
Death Poses (from Everyday Problems of the Living), Kathy High, 2000-2005, 4:00
five more minutes, Dena DeCola & Karin E. Wandner, 2005, 17:23
My Tears Are Dry, Laida Lertxundi, 2009, 4:00
*Programme notes available here.
Approaches to Experimental Media
An illustrated discussion exploring experimental practices with focus placed on performance for the camera, appropriation of found footage, abstraction, and counter narratives.
Ready to Cope, Aleesa Cohene, 2006, 7:00
Bending Over Backwards, Heather Keung, 2008, 2:40
Astrud, Philip Jonlin Lee, 2006, 5:10
Regarding the Pain of Susan Sontag (Notes on Camp), Steve Reinke, 2006, 4:00
*Programme notes available above.