It’s not a rip off, it’s a homage

01.06.10
Magnetic Movie, Semiconductor, 'homaged' in a recent IBM commercial Art has always influenced commercial creatives, and artists have often drawn on – appropriated, even – other parts of culture. It’s complicated. On the one hand, freedom of expression, and opposition to the strictures of copyright. On the other, things can get nasty, with all too frequent tales of artist and independent filmmakers being called up by ...
Independent Film Show in Naples

24.10.09
Project Instructions, Morgan Fisher 1976 Dates: 3-7 November 2009 | Location: Naples Fresh from their terrific job as guest curators at this year’s Impakt Festival,  curators Maria Palacios Cruz and Stoffel Debuysere are presenting two programmes for the Independent Film Show in Naples, 3 – 7 November 2009. (DE)CODING includes works by John Smith, Hollis Frampton and Robert Nelson, and there’s a programme of films by the ...
Impakt Festival 2009: Accelerated Living

12.10.09
Berlin Horse, Malcolm Le Grice Dates: 14-18 October 2009 | Location: Utrecht Impakt Festival in the beautiful Dutch city of Utrecht has been going for 20 years but remains resolutely at the forefront of film and media art events – it’s one of the most considered and interesting events around. This year is no exception. The usual Panorama screenings provide a unique overview of current international practice. And ...