CelluloidTacita Dean, João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva, Rosa Barba, Luis Recoder & Sandra Gibson
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> Exhibition ‘Celluloid’ at EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam 17 September – 8 January 2017
> Tacita Dean’s much-discussed FILM was screened at the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in 2012
> About the magic of 16mm and 35mm film, strips of celluloid and projectors
> Watch here the video of the presentation by John G. Hanhardt
In the era of rapid and almost complete digitization of the moving image, EYE Filmmuseum draws attention to the special qualities of 16mm and 35mm celluloid film and the unique way in which this material is projected. EYE unites four artists (or artist duos) that incorporate, in multi-layered and complex and extraordinary films and installations, the peculiarities of celluloid and film equipment into their work.
The richly illustrated publication Celluloid presents the work of Tacita Dean, João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva, Rosa Barba and Luis Recorder & Sandra Gibson.Internationally renowned authors discuss the meaning of the use of analogue film in the oeuvre of the four artists in the context of the history of experimental film, analogue film in an era of abundant digital imagery, the magic of 16mm and 35mm film, and the film apparatus.
1. edition | September 2016 | available | red./eds.: Marente Bloemheuvel, Jaap Guldemondauteurs/authors: John G. Hanhardt, Philippe-Alain Michaud, Mark Nash et al. | design: Joseph Plateau | English | paperback | 20,5 x 26 cm | 120 pages | illustrated (100 full color)
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