Thu 26 Jan to Sat 4 Feb, 11:00-20:30, Schouwburgplein, free admission, part of Homeless Movies.
- Eva Giolo
In the Regained section, new light is cast on existing film material by means of restored classics,...Read more about this programme
Using a wide range of archival images, Rustamova evokes tension between abstract images and familiar scenes from daily life. The artist’s associative editing is based on thematic clusters such as twins and look-alikes, as well as references to art history. "What if parrots could actually speak?"
Garabedian documented his mother at her home while she is making sarma, a time-consuming, traditional Ottoman recipe based on vine leaves. The footage is recorded on Hi8, DVCAM, and HD respectively and thus demonstrates an evolution from analogue to digital video. Courtesy of the artist and Albert Baronian Gallery.
Crossroads (1976), the most controversial film by avant-garde icon Bruce Conner, consists solely of images of atomic tests, set to music by Terry Riley. Former film historian and restorer Ross Lipman takes a new look at the material, and the human urge towards self-destruction. He does this in the form of a 'live documentary'.