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Posts Tagged“avant-garde”

I Had Nowhere to Go

The legendary American filmmaker, critic and artist Jonas Mekas discusses I Had Nowhere to Go, his provocative collaboration with Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Douglas Gordon that is based upon Mekas’ diaries beginning in World War II.

Ben Rivers & Ben Russell

Ben Rivers is an English experimental filmmaker and artist whose work blends fiction and non-fiction, exploring themes of community, utopia, hermetic living and investigating spaces more broadly. His works include I Know Where I’m Going,…

Jennifer Chan

Jennifer Chan is a Canadian artist who was selected as the Canadian Spotlight honoree at the 2014 Images Festival. Rated as one of the most notable ‘post-Internet’ artists, her work spans video, performance, installations and animated…

In lieu of our own description or commentary, here are some words about this movie from Phil Coldiron’s recent Cinema Scope essay on the work of experimental filmmaker Mary Helena Clark: “And then come those…

On No Signal, from our “Speaking Lightly” interview with Toronto-based visual artist Blake Williams: “…its narrative of events and climax weren’t dictated by my decision-making but by my own physical endurance — the ability to…

Violent X

Evan Calder Williams is an American writer, theorist, and artist. He is the author of Combined and Uneven Apocalypse, which looks at apocalyptic fantasies in culture, including in cinema. Evan was in Toronto for the…