Ajay RS Hothi on Experimenta 2010

21.10.10
Ruhr, James Benning, 2009 In 1998, the year of the inaugural Experimenta element at the London Film Festival, then-Festival Director Adrian Wootton called it “…a distinct strand to showcase perhaps more radical, challenging and innovative work from filmmakers throughout the world.” Nine years later in 2007, curator Mark Webber described, in his introduction to the weekend, the strand as “…an island drifting away from the BFI Southbank.” ...
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 ...
Mark Webber

14.10.09
Showing the festival: Gustav Deutsch's FILM IST. a girl & a gun APEngine talks to Mark Webber about his programming for the London Film Festival. How – why – did you start programming? As a teenager I was obsessed with Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground and reading books about The Factory and getting a little glimpse into that world, the New York underground. That’s my way in. I ...
Artists’ Film and Video at the London Film Festival 2009

29.09.09
FILM IST. a girl & a gun, Gustav Deutsch Dates: 24-25 October 2009 | Location: BFI Southbank, London At this year’s London Film Festival, Mark Webber presents a varied selection of international artists’ film and video works ranging from the contemporary ethnography of Mirza/Butler to Jim Trainor’s witty, naïve animation of ancient civilisations. Gustav Deutsch introduces FILM IST. a girl & a gun, a battle of ...