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FACE OF THE EARTH

Vito Acconci
The face of the artist is filmed in extreme close-up, from his chin to the top of his head. Filling the screen, Acconci’s head comprises the theatre for a crumbly narrative about a personal past. His actions and words serve as a metaphor for the mythical American landscape; his personal memories likewise tell of a collective drama – the early days of recent American history...

À MA D'AZIL

Thomas Israël - Charley Case
The Grotto of Mas-d'Azil is a crossed cavern dug by the river Arize in the French Pyrenees. During the prehistoric and different historic eras, it was inhabited. Furthermore, it's the only European grotto which is accessible by car and the route allowed to discover its first inhabitants such as mammoths, bears and rhinos...

STREAM

Ruben Bellinkx
Instead of light water is coming out of a lamp above a table. The water takes the shape from the light....

FABRICA/BRIGHTON DAY 4

Claude Cattelain
Doing a video each day. Day 4: sweeping away the sea from the pier....
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TRAVELOGUE 3: ALCHEMY BRUXELLOISE

Stefaan Decostere
The third and last part of the trilogy is a video-trip inside the ‘Poème électronique’, a bizarre and ideologically loaded film made by Le Corbusier, Varèse and Xenakis for the Philips Pavilion in the Brussels World Fair of 1958...
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IN THE ABSENCE OF HEROES (PART IV): WARFARE / A CASE FOR CONTEXT

Jayce Salloum
In the Absence of Heroes: Warfare/A Case for Context was part of a continuing series of works investigating social manifestations filling the gaps in our lives through media/corporate and government propagated images and idea(l)s. The videotapes present contextualized concepts/fragments of personal/emotional traumatic experiences and conflict...

EXPRMNTL

Brecht Debackere - Steven Dhoedt
Knokke, Belgium. A small mundane coastal town, home to the beau-monde. To compete with Venice and Cannes, the posh casino hosts the second 'World Festival of Film and the Arts' in 1949, organized in part by the royal cinematheque of Belgium...

4 X 4 - EPISODES OF SINGAPORE ART : EPISODE 1 : CHEONG SOO PIENG – A DREAM OF TROPICAL LIFE

Tzu Nyen Ho
The first episode of ’4 X 4’ reflects on the painting ’A Dream of Tropical Life’, painted in 1959 by Cheong Soo Pieng (1917-1983). Cheong Soo Pieng was a driving force behind the development of Modernism in mid-20th-century Singapore. ’A Dream of Tropical Life’ was made using both Chinese ink drawing and the Western technique of gouache...

PERTH+6HRS

Wendy Morris
Perth+6hrs is a personal reflection on the transience of family, on the fleetingness of childhood, and on the inevitable separations as children grow up and move away. The objects in the film are made by the son of the filmmaker. The film is created out of a single drawing....