Critics' Choice VII – Space is the Moment
04 February 2021
Space is the Moment – A Video Essay on the Works of Leopold Emmen by Dana Linssen and Jan Pieter Ekker is inspired by the installations in the exhibition Vive le cinéma!
Guernsey, Nanouk Leopold, 2005
Boven is het stil, Nanouk Leopold, 2013
De thuiskomst, Leopold Emmen © Dim Balsem
Uit het leven van marionetten, Leopold Emmen © Henri Verhoef
Daan Emmen & Nanouk Leopold
Jan Pieter Ekker is the head of the art section of the Amsterdam based newspaper Het Parool. Besides he is co-curator of the Critics' Choice programme at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Dana Linssen is a film critic (de Filmkrant, NRC Handelsblad), writer, thinker, lecturer (ArtEZ Academy of Theatre, HKU Audio Visual Media/Writing for Performance) from the Netherlands. She is the founder of the Slow Criticism Project and with Jan Pieter Ekker co-curator of the Critics' Choice at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Currently she is working as a "quarter master" for FilmForward, a new talent and skills development institute in the Netherlands. According to her Twitter profile she is also a time traveller.
Critics' Choice VII: On Positionality
For the seventh time, Dana Linssen and Jan Pieter Ekker are organising the context programme Critics' Choice during the International Film Festival Rotterdam.