Digitalis Commissions

20.07.11
Image: Digitalis, Sebastian Buerkner Animate Projects, with support from the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce a call for proposals for animated works that – in a broad sense – explore, question, subvert or confound our expectations of art and the ‘digital’. We are looking to commission four works, at a budget of £2000 each, including artist’s fee. The commissions are available to UK-based artists, animators ...
Twoscore – Outcasting at Chapter cinema

31.03.11
Rabbit Hole (2010) Dir: John Cameron Mitchell Chapter Arts Centre is forty years old this year and to celebrate that fact Outcasting and Chapter Cinema have joined forces to screen experimental moving image work from around the globe amongst the main programme of the best of World Cinema, film classics and a sprinkling of Hollywood fayre. Selected films will be screened before the main feature. The ...
The Pixel Lab 2011

18.02.11
For its second year, Power to the Pixel’s leading cross-media course, The Pixel Lab, will be held in Potsdam, Germany from 26 June to 2 July 2011. The Pixel Lab provides European film and media professionals with essential training in creating, financing and distributing cross-media projects to build sustainable businesses and become competitive in the international marketplace. The course looks at the whole digital ecosystem for ...
On-Curating.org
05.10.10
APEngine recommends On-Curating.org, an independent international web-journal, which focuses on questions around curatorial practice and theory, and in its most recent issues considers film curation. The ‘Curating Film’ issue presents interviews with curators who work primarily with the format of film and/or video. These interviews were all conducted during the Oberhausen Film Festival in 2009 by Siri Peyer and includes conversations with Ian White, Katerina ...
Maxa Zoller on Sarah Turner’s Perestroika

14.09.10
Sarah Turner, Perestroika (2009). Image courtesy of the artist The term Perestroika literally means ‘restructuring’ and refers to the political changes in Soviet Russia under Mikhail Gorbachev. 1987 marked the end of the first phase of Perestroika and it is also the year of Sarah Turner’s first journey to Russia. Turner’s feature-length film retraces a train journey through Siberia undertaken with her friend Sian, who died ...
Brad Butler and Karen Mirza on no.w.here

10.08.10
Non Places, Karen Mirza and Brad Butler, 1999 no.w.here is a unique space in London combining film production alongside critical dialogue about contemporary image making. As an artist run organisation no.w.here has supported the production of hundreds of artist works, run multiple workshops and critical discussions and actively curated performances, screenings, residencies, publications, events and exhibitions. You work as artists, as curators, but also as creative cultural ...
The State of Things: Vassily Bourikas talks to Rosemary Heather

10.06.10
8-gage film still, Ljubomir Šimunić Following her report on the 50th Thessaloniki Film Festival Experimental Forum here’s Rosemary’s interview with man who made it happen. Vassily Bourikas programmes the Experimental Forum at the Thessalonikki International Film Festival. His passion for the format, combined with an exceptional ability to root-out lost and forgotten film artifacts, make for viewing experiences quite unlike any other. His Amantes Sunt Amentes programme, seen at ...