A short study for the optical printer, based on found footage of fire, on coloured light from the printer and chemical manipulations of the film emulsion. The film, consisting of 11 sections, changes from a traditionally centered image towards images that cover lengths of the filmstrip and originate from the material itself.
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.
#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.
#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.