The first film Rekveld composed according to methods he still uses to structure films. Featuring images created by recording the movements of a tiny light source with extremely long exposure times, so it draws traces on the photographic emulsion. The light is part of a simple mechanical system that exhibits chaotic behaviour.
The other films shown within Joost Rekveld: The Motors of Invention
#2Joost Rekveld IFFR 2017 12′
Hommage to the way daylight changes colour during the course of the day, linking this to how film as a medium captures and radiates light.
VRFLMJoost Rekveld IFFR 2017 2′
A short study for the optical printer, based on found footage of fire, on coloured light from the printer and photochemical manipulations of the emulsion.
#7Joost Rekveld IFFR 2017 32′
As an articulation of the old idea that colours arise from the clash between light and dark, this film presents a gradual change from black to white.
#5Joost Rekveld IFFR 2017 6′
Through images made by using very non-virtual, simple reflecting materials, #5 can be regarded as a kind of action painting with light.