OtherFilm / IMABrisbane, Australia
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OtherFilm / IMA - PROJECTS
Starts Saturday, 27 March 2010 Ends Saturday, 29 May 2010
Over the last fifty years, New York film artist Ken Jacobs has made a massive contribution to experimental film and expanded-cinema performance. He is known for his pioneering two-hour 1969 structuralist film Tom, Tom, The Piper’s Son, which probes, deconstructs, and reorganises a…
Starts Thursday, 22 April 2010
A rare screening of Ken Jacobs’s 1969 structuralist masterpiece, Tom, Tom, The Piper’s Son. 16mm print courtesy National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra. A joint project between OtherFilm and IMA.
Starts Thursday, 26 August 2010
Seminal films from 1960 to 1972 by an unsung pioneer of British experimental film. “Keen’s films are high-voltage visual shocks, eruptions of pulp imagery, eroticism, violence, language games, uncensored imagination and sheer giddy exuberance. His early films are love-letters to…
Starts Thursday, 16 September 2010
Starts Thursday, 21 October 2010
Jean Genet’s 1950 gay prison romance A Song of Love and Alain Resnais’s 1955 holocaust documentary Night and Fog on 16mm film. Prints courtesy National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra. A joint project between OtherFilm and IMA.
Starts Thursday, 11 August 2011
Longing looks on film from Daniel McKewen, Fetus Productions, Tim Johnson, David Noonan, AES+F, Robin Hely, and others.
Starts Thursday, 22 September 2011
Conrad Rooks’s rarely seen, semi-autobiographical, counter-culture drug odyssey Chappaqua (1966), featuring Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Moondog, and The Fugs. A joint project with OtherFilm.
Starts Thursday, 23 February 2012
Heavy visions of annihilation and ascension featuring Robert Nelson, Ron Rice and Ira Cohen.
Starts Thursday, 17 May 2012
Starts Thursday, 17 January 2013
Power to the styles of ongo flava, hiplife, kuduro, and coupé-decalé. New York ethnomusicologist Brian Shimkovitz burns up a cassette-fueled dancefloor with curiously insane highlights from his increasingly-popular blog, Awesome Tapes From Africa. Institute of Modern Art 6PM FREE –…
Starts Thursday, 14 February 2013
Legendary Austrian experimental filmmaker Peter Kubelka is an extremist, yet he argues that he ‘never wanted to be radical, only consistent, like a scientist working toward his results’. Jonas Mekas said, ‘Kubelka’s cinema is like a piece of crystal, or some other…
Starts Saturday, 16 March 2013 Ends Saturday, 25 May 2013
British artist Luke Fowler is known for his film portraits of radicals. His recent film, All Divided Selves, which featured in last year’s Turner Prize, addresses the controversial Scottish anti-psychiatrist R.D. Laing. Published in 1960, Laing’s most famous book, The Divided Self,…
Starts Thursday, 9 May 2013
Luke Fowler’s 2006 documentary Pilgrimage from Scattered Points addresses the English composer Cornelius Cardew, who formed Scratch Orchestra with Michael Parsons and Howard Skempton in 1968. Their draft constitution, published in The Musical Times in June 1969, set out the…
Starts Thursday, 4 July 2013
Soviet documentary maker Dziga Vertov is justly celebrated for his dizzingly experimental Man with a Movie Camera (1929). This feature-length film—which has been described as a ‘whirligig visual ruckus’—combines images of the heroic lives of everyday people at work and at play with audacious…
Starts Thursday, 5 September 2013
Being embedded in entertainment—’the culture industry’—the moving image has often been a target for radical film artists. Some make explicitly political, socially engaged, strident, ideological works. Others process popular imagery through their avant-garde language, making the critique more abstract and…
Starts Thursday, 17 October 2013
Being embedded in entertainment—’the culture industry’—the moving image has often been a target for radical film artists. Some make explicitly political, socially engaged, strident, ideological works. Others process popular imagery through their avant-garde language, making their critique more abstract and…
Starts Thursday, 6 March 2014
OtherFilm screen Paris-based filmmakers Graeme Thomson and Silvia Maglioni’s In Search of UIQ, a new experimental documentary based on Félix Guattari’s unmade science-fiction film script. After discovering the unpublished script, Thomson and Maglioni initiated a multi-form research project that culminated…