Essentially a slow evolution from black to white, this film is an articulation of the old idea of Aristotle's that colours arise from the clash between light and dark. The colours of #7 are based on the opposition of pigment and light, and are all produced by stamping paint directly onto the negative.All Short films at IFFR 2017
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.
#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.