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Arika have been creating events since 2001. The Archive is space to share the documentation of our work, over 600 events from the past 20 years. Browse the archive by event, artists and collections, explore using theme pairs, or use the index for a comprehensive overview.

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142 Results for Screening | Projection

Arika have engaged in the presentation of many types of screening works, expanded cinema practices, films and clips. The archive includes discussions surrounding the films we screened and film performances, but not the actual films we screened. Here is a few suggestions of ways into investigating this Screening and Projection theme. The Museum of Non-Participation is a live expanded cinema and spoken word event from Episode 1: A Film is a Statement, Teresa Maria Diaz Nerio’s film/lecture performance about Caribbean cinema and Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz’s punk, drag, queer film and lecture environment.

A Film is a Statement Poster Graphic
19 – 22 January 2012
CCA GFT

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement

Every aspect of every film is always about more than just film. Or, as Godard said: a tracking shot is a moral issue. A cross between a festival, magazine and discussion about experimental artists’ films.

A scanned picture of a B-52 and its ordinance laid out in the desert
22 January 2012
GFT

B-52

Hartmut Bitomsky

Hartmut is going to talk a little about his work at large and the politics of how his films are constructed. And we’ll screen one of his best films: B-52.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A street in Egypt, during the day time, filled with people going about
22 January 2012
CCA

Too Soon, Too Late

Opening with one of the most memorable shots ever filmed, and screened a year after the initial successes of the 2011 Egyptian revolution, Too Soon, Too Late is a search for the traces left on the landscape of past revolutions in France and Egypt.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A cutting from the New York Times, showing a man in a blue jumper
21 January 2012
CCA

Argument

Andrew Tyndall Anthony McCall

Argument is a provocative, multi-layered film essay, a trenchant analysis of the media and remains a critically relevant and critically inflammatory tract.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
White text over an advert showing a man on a boat
21 January 2012
CCA

Argument – We would argue: an ante/post discussion group

Gil Leung Ian White

Ian and Gil will host a discussion on the Argument project’s social and political commentaries, and with you try and maybe think through whether and how they might still have some currency today: what’s changed and what’s stayed the same?

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A woman rides a motorcycle against a sunset lit sky
21 January 2012
CCA

Nina Power discussing November

Hito Steyerl Nina Power

Nina’s going to talk about November, by Hito Steyerl: what and how the film thinks, or about what and how it might makes us think (which is connected, but not the same thing), by watching, and it discussing (with you?).

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
Ayreen Anastas seated at a kitchen table in the evening
21 January 2012
CCA

Ayreen Anastas & Rene Gabri

Ayreen Anastas Rene Gabri

An open-ended moment in an ongoing series of films, notes, performances, diagrams and drawings which trace the questions they share. A “porous space between cinema time-space and lived time-space.”

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
The Museum of Non Participation written on a wall in English and Arabic
20 January 2012
CCA

The Museum of Non-Participation

Brad Butler Karen Mirza Nabil Ahmed

This performance brings together film, text and speech and temporarily constructs a filmic space to think through questions of resistance, and the choice and consequence of action vs. inaction: what does it mean to choose to not take part?

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
Lutz Becker reads a text, seated cross legged on a platform, against a blank wal
20 January 2012
CCA

Kino Beleske (Film Notes)

Lutz Becker

Recently rediscovered but still very pertinent, Kino Beleške presents a series of speech acts and performative gestures by protagonists of the new artistic practice in former Yugoslavia: each a personal take on the role of art in society.

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
A row of people in uniforms, pinafores, hats
19 January 2012
CCA

An introductory salon

Hartmut Bitomsky

Hartmut led “a workshop in the old-fashioned way of discussion, mutual exploration of ideas and samples; trying out what can be shared and where the fault lines show.”

Episode 1: A Film is a Statement
Still from Robert Nelson's film Bleu Shut 'Bottoms Up'
15 May 2010
Tramway

Bleu Shut

Bleu Shut reveals, and allows us to enjoy, our gullibility within the pervasive absurdity of modern life.

UNINSTAL