Experimental cinema / expanded cinema

 
 
Yann Beauvais - Agir le cinéma - Écrits sur le cinéma expérimental (1979-2020)
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
An anthology of the theoretical and critical texts on experimental cinema and moving images written by Yann Beauvais in parallel with his films and his activities as programmer and curator.
Raphaël Minnesota - Patrice Kirchhofer - Un cinéma pariétal
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Feminine Futures - Expression / Abstraction – Avant-garde Expressive & Abstract Dance Through Photography & Experimental Film
2022
Texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
forthcoming
Peggy Ahwesh - Vision Machines
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
Over the last four decades, American artist and filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh has forged a distinctive moving image practice in the ruins of originality and authority. With contributions from Erika Balsom, Elena Gorfinkel, Tendai Mutambu, John David Rhodes and Shola von Rheinold, Peggy Ahwesh: Vision Machines explores how she has extended and contested the paradigm of experimental cinema.
Artur Żmijewski - How to Teach Art?
2021
English edition
Diaphanes - Think Art
forthcoming
How to teach art / can we become an artist?
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet & David Watson.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 2 (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Phill Niblock - Exploratory - Vol. 1 + 2 (CD)
2021
Matière Mémoire
forthcoming
The new magistral piece from Phill Niblock, played by the Arditti String Quartet, David Watson and the Phoenix Ensemble Basel.
Carlos Casas - Kamana (vinyl LP + CD)
2021
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A multiformat release inspired by and channeling the culture and traditions of the Aeta, an indigenous group from the Zambales region in the Philippines, some of the most ancient nomadic and hunter gathering cultures. A sonic exorcism filled with ancestral frequencies, haunted ghosts, and other animistic spirits from the Pinatubo forests, going from the realms of the real to the imaginary, from transcription to syncretism, from concrete to abstract.
Vincent Epplay - Unholy Movie (book + K7)
2021
French edition
ARTDERIEN
Unholy Movie is an edition inspired by the films of Vincent Epplay, associated with an original fiction of Daniel Foucard. An audio K7 is included.
Carlos Casas - MMXX-19 - 1883 (Sound Model I) (vinyl EP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
An uncanny electroacoustic composition that incorporates field recordings, synthesis, and acoustic sources, among Carlos Casas's most ambitious and accomplished musical endeavors to date.
Cécile Fontaine - L\'émulsion fantastique : le cinéma selon Cécile Fontaine - Entretiens avec Yann Beauvais
2021
French edition
Light Cone
A fascinating journey into the experimental filmmaker's universe.
Carlos Casas - Cemetery - Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond
2021
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Cemetery. Journeys to the Elephant Graveyard and Beyond compiles a selection of the visual and research materials accumulated during the development of the film and project Cemetery (2009–2019).
Phill Niblock - MMXX-12 - Browner (vinyl LP)
2021
Matière Mémoire
A piece made with materials from four artists (Arne Deforce and Deborah Walker, cello; Erik Drescher, flute; Dafne Vicent Sandoval, bassoon), recorded in Marcus Schmickler's studio in Koln, with a Brauner microphone.
Nicky Assman - The Reconfigured Nature
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
CDA (Centre des Arts)
Set alongside guest contributions, this catalogue offers, from the works of the two Dutch artists Nicky Assmann and Jan Robert Leegte, a fresh take on the fundamental concept of nature, in an age when science and technology are capable of replicating its phenomena.
Phill Niblock - BestiaIRE (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
A piece composed by Phill Niblock, performed live by Ensemble IRE trio: Kasper T. Toeplitz (ebass), Franck Vigroux (eguitar), Hélène Breschand (e harp) on side A / a piece composed and performed by Kasper T.Toeplitz (ebass) and Franck Vigroux (guitar, electronics) on side B.
Germaine Dulac - What is cinema?
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
Light Cone
The first published edition of Germaine Dulac's What is Cinema?, almost 75 years after its creation, illuminates the vital role of this pioneer of the 1920s French avant-garde, as an innovator of modern cinematic thought, who was reflecting, early on, in a sustained and analytical way about what cinema is.
Nicole Brenez - Nous sommes d’accord avec tout ce qui a lutté et lutte encore depuis le début du monde - Introduction au cinéma lettriste
2020
French edition
Light Cone
A presentation of the key figures and the basic concepts of Lettrist cinema, which prefigured the breakthroughs of the nouvelle vague and the experiments of expanded cinema.
Paolo Gioli - Impressions sauvages
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
Retrospective monograph of the photographer and filmmaker Paolo Gioli, an active member of the Italian avant-garde of the 1970s: an overview of his work, with a dozen essays, an interview and the artist's writings.
Japanese Expanded Cinema and Intermedia - Critical Texts of the 1960s
2020
English edition
Archive Books
A collection of commissionned translations of a selection of key texts about Intermedia and Expanded Cinema in Japan.
Jonas Mekas - Transcript 04 44\' 14\
2020
bilingual edition (English / Lithuanian)
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
Full transcript of Mekas's Lithuania and the Collapse of the USSR: a five-hour-long film made up of footage from US television newscasts covering the independence of Lithuania and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Phill Niblock - Music for Organ (vinyl LP)
2020
Matière Mémoire
First time release of these live-recordings by Phill Niblock from 2007 and 2019 (organ, played by Hampus Lindwall, and tapes).
Stephen Barber - Film\'s Ghosts - Tatsumi Hijikata\'s Butoh and the Transmutation of 1960s Japan
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
An essential book for readers engaged with film and performance, urban cultures and architecture, and Japan's experimental art and its histories.
Carlos Casas - Mutia - Limited Artist Edition (3 vinyl LP)
2019
Matière Mémoire
55.00 46.00 €
An album conceived by Carlos Casas from the sound materials recorded during the making of his film Cemetery (about the last journey of an elephant in the Sri Lankan jungle, a meditative and hallucinatory oeuvre between animist documentary, adventure film and experimental cinema), extending the immersive experience of the film. This artist's edition includes a hand numbered bonus LP, an art print and a dowload code for an exclusive 99' bonus track.


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