A meditative journey through Expo 67, re-visiting a significant moment in Canadian history using manipulated imagery taken from educational and documentary films. Footage has been re-worked using tints, toners and photochemical techniques to create a vibrant collision of colours, textures and forms.
| 10 minutes | 2015
"[T] is a film at the limit of cinema, an experiment in the moving image where stillness and movement converge on each other to produce an experience of time as space. Philippe Leonard shot the footage for this remarkable work at Times Square, in New York City, during the hours of artificial illumination. Partly for this reason, it is an oneiric diary, tempted by myth and, at the same time, suffused by a melancholy sense that myth has lost its magical power. Faces appear and disappear in...
| 12 minutes | 2015
Who is the evil? Is it me? Or you? The other?Interweaving documentary images from the two matrilineal tribes of the Moshu (China) and the Kuna (Panama) this film connects alleged female societies from continent to continent. The link between these two worlds is the filmmaker herself, trying to cope with the otherness of what is seen and the strangeness of the inner experience.
GERMANY, Panama, China
| 13 minutes | 2015
F for Fibonacci takes as its departure point American author William Gaddis' epic modernist novel JR (1975). An eerily prescient, biting social satire, JR tells the story of a precocious 11 year-old capitalist who, with the unwitting help of his school's resident composer, inadvertently creates the single greatest virtual empire the world has seen, spun largely from the anonymity of the school's pay phone. F for Fibonacci develops a particular episode from...
| 17 minutes | 2014
GERIATRICA is a diminished landscape, both physical and mental. 90-year-old Maria pushes a medical walker down a nursing home corridor. A camera strapped to the walker tracks her movements. She was once a world traveler, but now this corridor defines the extent of her universe. There are windows in this place, but she never looks out. Maria is plagued with short term memory loss. Though she has countlessly retraced this corridor, it is always unfathomable—a personal event horizon. Maria...
| 15 minutes | 2014
On the corner of Brooktondale Rd and route 79 near Ithaca is an amazing planting of Forget-Me-Nots and Dandelions. An improbable dance between different layers of reality, one organic, the other mechanical, another the numbing everyday. Timeless fragility joust with fleeting enamels and the upstanding violence.
UNITED STATES, Canada
| 7 minutes | 2015
Within the machine landscape of Terminal Island, the textural strata of a 100 year old boat shop provides a glimpse into Los Angeles Harbor’s disappearing past. Often recast as a backdrop for fictional crime dramas, the scenic details of the last boatyard evoke imaginary departures and a hidden world at sea.
| 11 minutes | 2014
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