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A cactus and coffee cup and a sheet of paper sit on a table
28 February 2010
DCA

Poetic Justice

Hollis Frampton

A cinema of the mind, a film to take place in the viewers’ imagination(s).

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A 16mm film in has detailed instructions printed on its lid
22 February 2010
DCA

Urban Peasants

Ken Jacobs

Do almost nothing: re-present (unaltered and arranged by chance) silent family home movies handed down to Flo, (Ken’s wife) and follow them with a “teach yourself Yiddish” cassette tape.

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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.

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Several 16mm film frames of a stairway covering both image and sound areas
19 February 2006
DCA

Film Programme 4: Space

Guy Sherwin Thomas Köner Various Artists Takehisa Kosugi

A programme looking at landscape, filmic or architectural spaces and at how the fixed stare of a camera frame only captures so much reality; here we focus on how filmmakers structure our relationship with that reality and at how they relate it to or interpret it through sound.

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the_flicker
18 February 2006
DCA

Tony Conrad: The Flicker

Tony Conrad

One of the most startling cinematic debuts on record, The Flicker is more a hallucination than a film, an out of body experience and riotous celebration of visual harmonics frequencies. An experiment in perception, come with your mind and eyes open.

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Tens of strips of 16mm film, visible are hundreds of frames, black or white
12 December 2004
DCA

Film Programme 5: Form

Thomas Köner Tony Conrad Various Artists alva.noto

Reveling in the geometric, mathematical and perceptual relationship between sound and form, this programme features a landmark work of experimental film in Kubelka’s Arnulf Rainer; a complex, enduring and expressive of structuralist or flicker films.

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