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From Absolute Cinema to Future Film
Materials from the history of experiment in the art of moving picture

book (Polish) + DVD (Polish/English), 102 pages, hardcover
edited by Violetta Kutlubasis-Krajewska and Piotr Krajewski

PDF revision 1.0 – only in English, 2009

Contents

Piotr Krajewski
The Waning of the Tape Medium

Erkki Huhtamo
Play! Stop! Forward! Rewind! Reflections On Tape As A Medium

Erkki Huhtamo
Elements of Screenology

Ryszard W. Kluszczyński
From Film to Interactive Art: Transformations in Media Arts

William Moritz
The Absolute Film

Jarosław Kapuściński
Norman Mclaren: Synergist

Piotr Krajewski
Recycled Images. Remix, Sampling, Scratching… About Found Footage Cinema

Lev Manovich
Seven Or Even Eight Things We Can Learn From Dziga Vertov…

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Absolute Cinema

Viking Eggeling, Symphonie Diagonale, 1924, 7:08

Hans Richter, Ghosts Before Breakfast, 1927-1928, 6:23

Bruce Checefsky, Pharmacy, 2001, 4:55
reconstruction of a film by Franciszka and Stefan Themerson, Apteka (1930)

Bruce Checefsky, Moment Musical, 2006, 6:04
reconstruction of a film by Franciszka and Stefan Themerson, Drobiazg melodyjny (1933)

Hy Hirsh, Come Closer, 1952, 5:49

Len Lye, Free Radicals, 1958, 0:30

Józef Robakowski, Test I, 1971, 2:10

Józef Robakowski, Gnuśna linia (Idle Line), 1971-1972, 3:00

Józef Robakowski, Wideo-Kino-Maszyna (Video-Cinema-Machine), 1992, 1:00

Wojciech Bruszewski, YYYYAA, 1973, 2:57

Larry Cuba, 3/78 (Objects and Transformations), 1978, 5:31

Michael Scroggins, Power Spot, 1986, 8:12

Edward Zajec, Orphics: 5iemme Gnossienne, 1996, 4:00

Anita Sarosi, Dragon, 1999, 3:35

Gameboyzz Orchestra Project Performance, 2003, 1:43 (excerpts)

Jarosław Kapuściński, The Point is…, 2003, 2:38 (excerpts)

William Moritz, Absolute Cinema, 1999 (lecture, part 1 & 2)

 

Found footage

Józef Robakowski, 6 000 000, 1962, 5:00

Malcolm le Grice, Berlin Horse, 1970, 0:30 (excerpts)

Lewis Klahr, Her Fragrant Emulsion, 1987, 2:00 (excerpts)

Martin Arnold, Pièce touchée, 1989, 2:00 (excerpts)

Peter Forgács, Tractatus, 1992, 4:50 (part 4 of 7)

Apsolutno, Good Evening, 1996, 8:05

Sara Kolster, Derek Holzer, ResonanCITY, 2005, 1:32 (excerpts)

Burstscratch, Le point aveugle, 2007, 1:32 (excerpts)

Brian Mackern, Living Stereo, 2007, 2:24 (excerpts)

 

Film after Cinema

Tamás Waliczky, Studies for The Garden, 1992, 2:23

Tamás Waliczky, The Garden, 1992, 4:31

Tamás Waliczky, O/About The Garden, 1997, 2:21 (lecture)

Tamás Waliczky, Der Wald, 1993, 6:02

Tamás Waliczky, Sebastian Egner, Jeffrey Shaw, The Forest, 1993, 5:49

Tamás Waliczky, O/About The Forest, 1997, 6:02 (lecture)

Jeffrey Shaw, The Royal Road, 1993, 2:05

Jeffrey Shaw, EVE – Extended Virtual Environment, 1993, 6:04

Chris Dodge, The Winds that Wash the Seas, 1994-1995, 3:45

Andrzej K. Urbański, The Rapist / Therapist, 1995, 7:28

Frank den Oudsten, Platos Schatten, 1995, 5:08

Lev Manovich, Ostranienie, 1997, 10:00 (lecture)

Lev Manovich, Seven or eight things we can learn from Dziga Vertov in order to make new media more interesting, 1997, 19:12 (lecture)

Julien Maire, Demi Pas, 2005

Dawid Marcinkowski, Sufferrosa Teaser, 2005-2006, 4:43