Lewis Klahr by Colin Perry

Nimbus Series, Lewis Klahr Lewis Klahr – “One of the most evocative, accessible, and culturally aware experimental filmmakers alive and working” (Village Voice) –  is at this year’s BFI London Film Festival. In the USA, Lewis Klahr has been feted with accolades: Critic J Hoberman has named him the ‘reigning proponent of cut and paste’; his work has appeared in three Whitney Biennials and can be found ...
Craig Baldwin

Mock Up On Mu, Craig Baldwin APEngine asked auteur filmmaker Craig Baldwin about Cold War Paranoia in the underground after the UK premiere of his latest feature film Mock Up On Mu at the AV Festival. Is this your first trip to Newcastle for the AV Festival? Well, as a matter of fact I’ve been to the UK four or five times. About five years ago I was ...
Angela Kingston: Animation Breakdown – Jordan Baseman’s Nasty Piece of Stuff, and the mind ‘giving way’

Nasty Piece of Stuff, images courtesy of Jordan Baseman We’ve traditionally thought of animation in terms of drawings or models that, frame-by-frame, have been made to seem to move. However, animation now includes ‘normal’, real-time films that have been intensively worked with rapid edits and cuts, repeats and reversals, speedings-up and slowings-down, collage effects and digital manipulations. And also instances in which the frames of a ...
Bill Domonkos

bdom.com Bill Domonkos is an American artist who experiments with computer animation, archival footage and live action. On the site you can watch a selection of Domonkos’s works, including excerpts from music videos Domonkos created for the avant-garde music/art group The Residents. The works are exquisitely ethereal, summoning sinister new worlds out of images of the past.
Mandy McIntosh

Session by Mandy Mcintosh Scottish artist Mandy McIntosh spoke to APEngine about her latest work, Session, a multi-faceted film inspired by Pero’s room in Bristol’s Georgian House. Can you tell us a bit about your background as an artist. I know you work across disciplines – film, animation, craft… How would you describe your practice? I would describe my work as a mobile, its like there’s a core ...
The Jarman Award: Shortlist

Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want, Stephen Sutcliffe Inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman, The Jarman Award was launched in 2008 “to recognise artists working with the moving image whose work, like Jarman’s, resists conventional definition, encompassing innovation and excellence”. The 2009 shortlisted artists are Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Simon Martin, Lindsay Seers, and Stephen Sutcliffe. We asked them all some questions. The Jarman ...
Vicki Bennett/People Like Us

Vicki Bennett APEngine spoke with Vicki Bennett otherwise known as People Like Us about her work, including her recent commission for The Great North Run. Since 1991 British artist Vicki Bennett has been an influential figure in the field of audio visual collage, through her innovative sampling, appropriating and cutting up of found footage and archives. Using collage as her main form of expression, she creates audio ...