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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Joost Rekveld

Joost Rekveld at IFFR

  • #37

    In his ongoing quest for the ultimate visual music for the eye, Joost Rekveld has provided an undeniable masterpiece with his new work #37 after a per

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  • #43

    Similar to cells absorbing energy from the environment to sustain themselves, the pixels in #43 feed on beautiful noise to stay alive.

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  • #11

    Interfering patterns based on a moving line provide a fine structure and an hypnotic film.Tekst 1999:Abstract composition of light and sound in which the mechanics and optics of cinema are not the means but the end. Images are generated using long stroboscopic exposures, resulting in a neo-primitive kind of op-art. A tribute to the scientists […]

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  • #43.6

    Influenced by the work of logician G. Spencer Brown, whose book Laws of Form is a wonderful account of a new kind of logic.

    • Joost Rekveld
  • #3

    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

    • Joost Rekveld
  • #5

    Through images made by using very non-virtual, simple reflecting materials, #5 can be regarded as a kind of action painting with light.

    • Joost Rekveld
  • #11, Marey <-> Moiré

    Featuring images generated by revisiting the chronophotographic techniques of Étienne-Jules Marey, this film deals with the discontinuity

    • Joost Rekveld
  • #61

    In #61, abstract moving images react to the eye movements of several visitors. The installation deals with visual perception as a dialogue betwee

    • Nuts & Bolts

    A short study for the optical printer, based on found footage of fire, on coloured light from the printer and photochemical manipulations of the emuls

    • Joost Rekveld
  • #37

    #37 was inspired by the work of James Whitney and in some ways is a tribute to his abstract animated film Lapis (1966). 

    • Joost Rekveld