Edwin Carels talks to George Clark

15.06.10
Break Even Concept Store, IFFR 2010 To explore some of these issues I raised in my look at how Rotterdam International Film Festival has changed, and to look at how festivals can operate now and respond to the current climate, I talked with the curator Edwin Carels who has contributed innovative programmes and exhibitions to the Rotterdam over the years. Coming from the visual arts, his ...
The Otolith Group talks to George Clark

18.02.10
Otolith I - The Otolith Group George Clark talks to Anjalika Sagar & Kodwo Eshun – The Otolith Group -  following their exhibition at The Showroom, London, about the Otolith Trilogy, their exploration of history, politics and the essay film. How did The Otolith Group come into being? Anjalika: We met around 2000 – one of the things that brought us together was Chris Marker (La Jetée, Sans ...
Rosemary Heather on Toronto International Film Festival 2009

11.11.09
Face, Tsai Ming-Laing Rosemary Heather writes for APEngine on Ernie Gehr, Harun Farocki, Apichatpong Weersethakul, Tsai Ming-Liang and Harmony Korine at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. For all their stately elegance and clarity of intent, on the whole, the films I saw in the Wavelengths section of TIFF, a series of screenings devoted to avant-garde film, were not involving. The comments I jotted down tell the ...
Found Film Footage by George Clark

01.09.09
Rose Hobart, Joseph Cornell “One need not look for new, as yet unseen images, but one must work with existing ones in such a way that they become new,” Harun Farocki. To accompany the article on artist filmmaker Duncan Campbell’s use of archives for his acclaimed films Bernadette (2009) and Falls Burns Malone Fiddles (2003) here are seven works representing different facets of found footage ...