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CITY OF THE STEPPES

Peter Brosens
Between the abandoned Soviet military infrastructure and the collapsed centrally planned economy on the one hand, and the pressures of a Western model on the other, the inhabitants of the city and the nomads of the steppes are trying to give new meaning to both their history and daily existence...

L'ART DU COUPLE

Jan Bucquoy
The artist and film maker plays the part of himself in this feature film that highlights Bucquoy’s relationships of the past two or three years, with the assistance of some ten (ex-)lovers with whom he had a relation in this period. What kind of relations do people enter into? Bucquoy: “Living together or separately—I've tried it but it is too expensive, as my mother used to say...
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L'OCCUPATION DES SOLS

Marie-Françoise Plissart
‘L’occupation des sols’ (The Occupation of Soils) is centred on a theme that has been particularly used by twentieth century photographers...

DE LA PAR D'ARNAUD

Jean-Philippe Convert
This video looks into the relationship between two brothers, one of whom is struck with a mental handicap. Jean-Phillippe Convert based his idea on the Polaroid shots that his brother Arnaud had taken on a holiday trip in Normandy, and he asked him to write a piece of text from those pictures. Together they have made an impressionist poem, dubbed by Arnaud and with final editing by Jean-Philippe...
I, Y, AND, Peter Downsbrough, 2010 © the artist & producer I, Y, AND, Peter Downsbrough, 2010 © the artist & producer

I, Y, AND

Peter Downsbrough
The camera travels through the outer areas of Barcelona, moving slowly through tunnels, along roads, on the water and elsewhere, blending travelling and fixed shots. The artists focusses on the infrastructure of the city – piers, docks, tunnels and buildings. Sporadically, we hear the sounds of the city...

REAL TO REAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Messieurs Delmotte
In ’Real to real photography’ a young man is shown, among others, blowing a whistle. Furthermore the image of a woman onscreen is half covered, a man is bombarded with fruit, a woman smokes a cigarette without taking it from her mouth and a head disappears behind a mountain of whipped cream...

CELLO ANTHOLOGY

Charlotte Moorman
Stunning oversize boxset (similar in production to Alga Marghen’s OU box of a few years ago). Historic Fluxus sound documentation at its finest. Featuring music by: Earl Brown, Sylvano Bussotti, John Cage, Giuseppe Chiari, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Terry Jennings, Jackson MacLow, Nam June Paik and Karlheinz Stockhausen. Recordings from 1964-66 & 1982...
La Commune (de Paris 1871), 1999 Peter Watkins © the artist & producers La Commune (de Paris 1871), 1999 Peter Watkins © the artist & producers

LA COMMUNE (DE PARIS 1871)

Peter Watkins
In his ’La Commune (Paris, 1871)’ the English film and television director Peter Watkins (GB, 1935) tried to recreate the atmosphere in the 11th District of Paris during the Paris Commune, a key event in the history of Paris and France, and that of the European working class. The film was shot in 13 days in an abandoned factory on the outskirts of Paris...

TORERO / TORPEDO (8 DE MAYO 2005, MARTA HERFORD)

Emilio López-Menchero
Torero / Torpedo (8 de Mayo 2005, MARTa Herford) is the second video recording of this series of performances. At the occasion of opening of the exhibition (my private) HEROES curated by Jan Hoet, the Belgian curator invited Emilio López-Menchero to perform his biker-torero alter-ego. The museum MARTa conceived by Frank O...

THINK ABOUT WOOD, THINK ABOUT METAL

Manon de Boer
In a series of films in which we discover the portrait of a woman, Manon de Boer prolongs her experiments during the meeting with Robyn Schulkowsky. In Italy and then Germany, the rotation of the lens leads us in a false loop where the visible is metamorphosed by the audible...