Continuously modulating between animations with long exposures and snapshots enlarged across many film frames, #5 explores the relationship between image and time on the film strip. The images were made using very non-virtual, simple reflecting materials and can be regarded as action painting with light.
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.
#3Joost Rekveld IFFR 2017 4′
Images for this work were created by recording the movements of a tiny light source with extremely long exposure times, drawing traces on the emulsion of the film.
#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.