Rosemary Heather interviews Phil Collins

27.09.10
Phil Collins, zasto ne govorim srpski (na srpskom), 2008, 16mm black–and–white film transferred to video and colour digital video, sound, 35 min. 38 sec. Courtesy the artist, © Phil Collins Phil Collins was born in Runcorn, UK in 1970 and currently lives and works in Berlin. His new work, marxism today (prologue) was presented at this year’s Berlin Biennale, and has its UK premiere at Cornerhouse, ...
Gleaners: Archive Remix & Live Soundtracks

26.09.10
Noah's Ark, Sam Meech, 2010 Date: 4 October, 8pm | Location: The King’s Arms, Salford Experimental filmmakers Jenna Collins and Sam Meech present two new kaleidoscopic short films, made during their Gleaners residencies in the North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University, premiering here with live soundtracks from cutting edge North West musicians. Diving into the amateur fiction footage within the archive, Jenna Collins new film, in equal parts hypnotic ...
Max Hattler

23.11.09
Max Hattler APEngine talks to Max Hattler, director of Collision and Aanaatt, and master of the live re-mix. How did you come to start making films? I came across film really in a very random way. As a kid I was always drawing and painting. My dad’s a musician – he’s a bit famous in Germany – and I had this musical thing but never wanted to go ...
Adam Pugh, Director of Aurora Festival

08.11.09
The Wooden Lightbox: A Secret Art of Seeing (Alex MacKenzie) Adam Pugh, Director of the Aurora Festival, talks to us about this year’s event, and why it’s the last. Aurora has always explored intriguing themes – this year it’s Common Ground – what the thinking behind that? I usually start with a core idea – it might be quite insignificant or fleeting at first – and work from ...
Cream – International Festival for Arts and Media, Yokohama

26.10.09
Showing at Cream: Masaki Fujihata's Simultaneous Echos The inaugural Cream festival runs throughout November in Yokohama. Cream “embraces a variety of different fields, including  contemporary art, media art, animation, film and photography” and an impressive array of artists – including Chantal Akerman, Christian Marclay, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Sun Xun, Walid Raad – are set to contribute. Direct from Liverpool’s AND Festival, Duane Hopkins will be showing his ...
Duane Hopkins

26.10.09
Duane Hopkins, Sunday. Image courtesy of the artist Duane Hopkins, director of the acclaimed feature Better Things, talks to APEngine about Sunday, a new series of installation works drawing on material from a short film he made seven years ago. Sunday has been shown at Baltic, Gateshead, the Open Eye Galley in Liverpool as part of the AND Festival.  It shows at Cream International Festival for Arts ...
Rachel Baker blogs from AND Festival on the film/art debate

26.09.09
Still from the Primitive installation by Apichatpong Weerasethakul Rachel Baker shares her thoughts with APEngine on a masterclass with Apichatpong Weerasethakul prompts thoughts about film and art… Fresh from the previous night’s Jarman Award announcement at the Whitechapel Gallery, where the fraught topic of ‘cinema and art crossing over’  was the subject of some energetic ranting, I took myself and the rant to the AND Festival at ...