Arika  Archive Menu
Accessibility Settings

text size

colour options

monochrome muted color dark

reading tools

isolation ruler
A black and while still of a photograph of a man melting on a stove
11 October 2008
DCA

Film Programme: Sets

Christof Migone Various Artists Hollis Frampton

A programme that looks at how sound and image can be treated as variants in a collection of ordered objects; at how to create meaning from the similar, and to notice difference.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
A hand frames the word Panther written on a brick in pen
11 October 2008
DCA

Film Programme: Zorns Lemma

Hollis Frampton

One of the great experimental films. A 60 minute, three part riddle that maybe approximates our intellectual development by moving from imageless words to the recognition of silent images and the learning of simple tasks and finally a serenity and acceptance of death.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
an overflowing bowl of water in a sink displays beautiful interference waves
11 October 2008
DCA

Film Programme: Events

Benedict Drew Takehisa Kosugi Various Artists

Everyday objects and materials (rubber bands, paper, a sink, microphones) disabused of their inertia and made to speak for themselves in a kind of focusing in on the tiny, repetitive, almost unobserved (sonic/ visual) potential of everyday things put into motion.

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
A still frame from a film. A sheepdog barks and the words Bottoms Sup are shown
11 October 2008
DCA

Film Programme: Bleu Shut

A kind of audience activating, structured film guessing game in the manipulation of time, sound and image. “At 11:15, weiners. At 21:05, pornography. At 23:30, a duet. Watch the Clock.”

Kill Your Timid Notion 08
theeyeandtheear
15 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 6: Contrast

Various Artists Guy Sherwin

Includes: tamed TV snow, video feedback of racing particles, a remake of a polish photogram film destroyed in WWII, a visual and aural representation of Gestalt theory, hole-punched film and Guy Sherwin’s Cycles 3 double-projection.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
A broken c90 cassette spews a ribbon of tape onto a concrete slab
15 April 2007
DCA

Lost Sound: Graeme Miller + John Smith

Various Artists

Ever wondered about the roadside festoons which are the innards of discarded cassette tapes? All will be revealed in this methodical and insightful documentary by UK luminary John Smith and sound artist cohort Graeme Miller.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
a newspaper clipping of a drawing of a donkey, side on
15 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 5: Word

Emma Hart Guy Sherwin Paul Sharits Various Artists John Smith

Includes: a £20 note, stock fluctuations, an examination of words in the video medium, a linguistic challenge for your mind, a frame by frame dissection 50 words, shop front poetry, image and language head to head and newspapers under the microscope.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
helloagain
15 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 4: Beyond Image

Various Artists

Includes: a classic of innovative computer graphics, ex-pat Scot McLaren on form, a riotous psychedelic oil show with a Soft Machine accompaniment, subtle manipulation of data feedback, a colourful road movie and a reworking of a lost Paul Sharits film.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
A section of exposed 16mm film stock covered in small abrasions
14 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 3: Earth

Various Artists Ian Helliwell

Includes: solar flares, insect fireworks, a new film from Ian Helliwell, pulsating glaciers, an apple being eaten alive, sea ravaged stock, crushed blackberries and film that has literally risen from the grave.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07
A B and W film still of several people crossing a street in 1960's london
14 April 2007
DCA

Film Programme 2: Humans

Ken Jacobs Various Artists John Smith

Includes: street portraits of kids in 1930’s Dakota, a mysterious foggy pilgrimage, a swarm of time-lapsed consumers, a stereoscopic analysis of mill life, up close and personal in a Lighting Bolt mosh pit.

Kill Your Timid Notion 07