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 ...
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 ...