domenica , 23 Febbraio 2020

Cinema

Bruce Conner (1933 – 2008)

A Movie (16mm) (1958) | Ponendo se stesso e il suo lavoro in opposizione critica alla società mainstream americana, il versatile e irrequieto artista creativo Bruce Conner fu parte fondamentale della scena beat di San Francisco alla fine degli anni ’50. Inizialmente conosciuto per i suoi assemblaggi (realizzati tra il 1957 – 1964) realizzati da un assortimento di materiali di …

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Jim Henson’s Experimental Period

Jim Henson is best known as creator of The Muppets. But he was also a bit of a hippy, and on the road to mainstream success he had quite a reputation for surrealistic / avante garde film. Below are three fine examples of his lesser known experimental work. The first, Time Piece, was nominated for an Oscar in 1967. The …

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Hans Richter – Dreams that money can buy

Music By Louis Applebaum Dialogue by Richard Holback and Hans Richter “Dreams That Money Can Buy” is a 1947 experimental feature color film written, produced, and directed by surrealist artist and dada film-theorist Hans Richter. The film was produced by Kenneth Macpherson and Peggy Guggenheim. Collaborators included Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Alexander Calder, Darius Milhaud and Fernand Léger. The …

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René Clair – Entr’Acte | 1924

Director: René Clair Writer: Francis Picabia Music: Erik Satie France – 1924 – b&w Cast: Francis Picabia, Erik Satie, Jean Börlin, Inge Frïss, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Darius Milhaud, Marcel Achard, Georges Auric, Georges Charensol, Rolf de Maré «Entr’Acte fut une vraie tranche d’art entre les deux tartines d’un sandwich rassis qui nous fit goûter d’assez mauvais danseurs se moquant …

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Nef – vorrei… rivederti

Monografia di Marco Olivieri NEF PROFILE NEF film production was born in 2010 looking for the extemporaneity as an artistic method for a better view of contemporary reality, and it was founded together with the NEF manifesto: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KpAnEmVOsA , a video-manifest against. “ It often happens that new artistic currents originate from the will of reacting against a prevailing aesthetics” – Anselm Kiefer, …

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Godfrey Reggio – Koyaanisqatsi

«Fin dalla sua presentazione nel 1983, Koyaanisqatsi ha assunto la dignità di un classico cinematografico moderno. Godfrey e io abbiamo lavorato per un periodo di tre anni all’assemblaggio delle immagini e della musica di Koyaanisqatsi. Si tratta di una collaborazione di film e musica che non ha precedenti nella propria intensità». Philip Glass KO-YAA-NIS-KATSI (dalla lingua Hopi) s. 1. Vita …

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