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CLAIR OBSCUR

André Colinet
This experimental film combines a lot of different stories to a confusing whole. The camera technique is kept simple and straightforward. The dominant story is that of a young woman trying to write. Out of pure frustration she isolates herself from her girlfriend. The female writer goes to a crazy writer for advice. He pretends to be writing, on a typewriter without pages...

VIDÉO RELATIONNELLE (1973 - 1974): LA CIBLE

Jacques Lennep
A registration of a conceptual performance wherein the artist tries to shoot a bullseye, hanged up in a tree....

HERE IS EVERYTHING

Cooper Battersby - Emily Vey Duke
Here Is Everything presents itself as a message from The Future, as narrated by a cat and a rabbit, spirit guides who explain that they’ve decided to speak to us via a contemporary art video because they understand this to be our highest form of communication. Their cheeky introduction, however, belies the complex set of ideas that fill the remainder of the film...
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INFORMATION SUR LA COULEUR

Jacques-Louis Nyst
In spite of its title, this video is previous to the outbreak of colour in the Nysts’ work. A black and white photograph of Danièle Nyst is followed by an image of the “real” Danièle Nyst knitting. The camera tracks the wool thread and then offers us a close-up of the wool ball just as we hear a loud and clear “Jaune” (Yellow)...

TRAVELOGUE 4: COMING FROM THE WRONG SIDE

Stefaan Decostere
Although this Travelogue is essentially a touristic program, Stefaan Decostere’s view introduces no peaceful landscape. The area, Banff, is presented as a recycled product of a generic past, where archetypal images are layered to create the illusion of the passage of time...

PRUDENCE VAN DUYSEPLEIN

Danny Matthys
The camera circles around a circular square in Ghent. In each of the above-mentioned works several cameras film simultaneously a countryside, a street, a square, ... from different angles, so as to obtain continuous and synchronous images from a certain number of co-ordination points in a well-defined circuit. Each shot made in this way is shown on a monitor...

VIDÉO À LA CHAÎNE II - BABY-SITTING

Michel Bonnemaison - Joëlle de La Casinière - Jacques Lederlin - Enrique Ahriman
’baby-sitting’ is one of the video clips of the ’Video à la chaîne’ series, in which the artists combine found footage with self-generated images. Images of a baby and of dolls that represent the mother and the father figures are combined with footage from TV stations...

NOTHING !

Messieurs Delmotte
A video-installation that was produced at the occasion of Brugge 2002 cultural capital of Europe. We see a suite of short sequences shot in the touristic centre of Bruges...
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THE HUNDRED VIDEOS 62. BLACK HEART

Steve Reinke
These computer images are a model of how different tattoos might look on me....

TWO TIMES 4’33”

Manon de Boer
De Boer invited the Brussels-based pianist Jean-Luc Fafchamps to play John Cage’s eponymous composition ‘4’33”’ twice in front of a live audience in the Brussels’ studio space of P.A.R.T.S. (The Performing Arts Research and Training Studios)...