Friday, March 12, 2010

FestArt - Beyond Cinema (exhibition)

TR1, Finlayson, Väinö Linnan aukio 13, Tampere, 12 March 2010.
- Wandering Through the Future. NL 2007. Concept, production: Marjolijn Dijkman. ED+AN: Harmen van Eersel. Music selection: Willem Vanden Eynde. 59 min. Screening format: large digital screen. Fragments of 70 films with apocalyptic landscapes and scenarios. Part of the project Lost in the Future, developed for Sharjah Biennial 8, Still Life, Ecology, and the Politics of Change. - Fascinating collage.
- Immersion. DE 2007. D+SC: Harun Farocki. Video installation based on Farocki's visit to a workshop organized by the Institute for Creative Technologies, a research center for virtual reality and computer simulations. One of the project concerns the development of a therapy for war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Farocki is also interested in the use of virtual reality and gams in the recruiting, training and now also the therapy for soldiers. - A critical view of the most serious applications of virtual reality.
- Film ist. 1-12. AT 1998 and 2002. Concept, script, editing: Gustav Deutsch. 60 min + 90 min. The first six chapters are dedicated to the scientific laboratory as the first birth place of cinematography, the next six chapters to the variety theatre and the studio as the cradle of cinematography. - Revisited Gustav Deutsch's compilation masterpiece, now in the form of an installation of eight huge screens. A new way to approach the great work.
1. Movement and Time
2. Light and Darkness
3. An Instrument
4. Material
5. The Blink of an Eye
6. A Mirror
7. Comic
8. Magic
9. Conquest
10. Writing and Language
11. Emotions and Passions
12. Remembering and Document

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