'documentary arts'

Kino Da!

26th November 2012 by michael
activism | archive | arts | documentary arts | education | experimental | historical | observational | politics | portraiture


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Kino Da! (1981, 5.6 MB,1:42 min )

Kino Da! , a wonderful portrait of the poet and communist Jack Hirschman
by the American experimental filmmaker Henry Hills is just one of the Hills films
that can be viewed at . More about Hills and his work see – henryhills.com

PS There is a marvellous DVD of Hill’s work now available. I have a copy and I
unreservedly recommend it. I come back to it time and time again.


Gabriel Klasmer – Efes One

19th November 2012 by doron
abstract | arts | documentary arts | participatory | process/systems


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Efes One (2001, 71MB, 6 min.)

Slapstick documentation of artist Gabriel Klasmer doing
his processed abstract paintings in 2001.


Samuel Beckett – Quadrat I + II

15th November 2012 by doron
abstract | arts | conceptual | dance | documentary arts | historical | literature | performance | theatre | tv | video


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Quadrat I + II (1981, 4.3MB, 1:04 sec.)

Quad (Play), by Samuel Beckett.


Constant Dullaart – Garbage

7th November 2012 by brittany
conceptual | documentary arts | ephemera | humor | observational | video



Constant Dullaart – Garbage (2004, 2.3MB, 1:03)

More from Constant Dullaart.


Curt Cloninger – Pop Mantra #4 (Rain Down On Me)

25th October 2012 by michael
arts | audio | conceptual | documentary arts | event | experimental | happening | live art | music | music video | new media art | performance | remix/mashup | somatic | video


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Rain Down On Me: 10:00 am (2012, 22MB, 1:27 min)

rain down - 3:43pm
Rain Down On Me: 3:43pm (2012, 20MB, 1:01 min)

rain down - 6:00pm
Rain Down On Me: 6:00pm (2012, 110MB, 6:32 min)

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 14 September 2012, 10am – 6pm:
Curt Cloninger repeatedly performs a short excerpt from the
Radiohead song “Paranoid Android” for eight hours blindfolded.
The performance is the fourth in an ongoing series.
Video documentation by Alice Sebrell

Full documentation


Three from Aaron Valdez

16th October 2012 by brittany
conceptual | documentary arts | observational | video



Blandlands – Pressure Washer (2007, 12.1MB, 2:19)


Blandlands – Roach Coach (2007, 2.9MB, 0:35)


Blandlands – Collectors (2007, 11.2MB, 2:10)

By Aaron Valdez.


An Object At Rest, Must Stay At Rest – Michael Guidetti

15th October 2012 by doron
arts | conceptual | documentary arts | experimental | installation | new media art | remix/mashup


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An Object At Rest, Must Stay At Rest (2007, 3MB, 30 sec. loop)

Video projection (loop) & ink on paper
by artist Michael Guidetti.


self.detach – decomposing identities

11th October 2012 by doron
arts | conceptual | documentary arts | experimental | installation | new media art | participatory | remix/mashup | video


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self.detach (2008, 13MB, 2:24 min.)

self.detach is a dynamic Object, which adopts a critical position
towards the celebration of the ego on the internet by dissolving
self-portraying pictures into coloured particles.’

A project by Tim Horntrich and Jens Wunderling.


Andy Warhol Eats A Hamburger

9th October 2012 by brittany
arts | conceptual | documentary arts | film | historical | movie making | narrative | performance | portraiture



Jørgen Leth – 66 Scenes from America (1981, 9.9MB, 4:16)

Pretty self-explanatory: Andy eats a burger.
Scene from controversial Danish filmmaker
Jørgen Leth’s 1981 composite film, 66 Scenes from America.


Richard Haley – Extending a Rain Puddle’s Reach By 16 Inches

5th October 2012 by doron
arts | conceptual | documentary arts | nature | performance | serial | strange | video


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Puddle Extension (2007, 5MB, 6:42 min.)

Masonite, masking tape, and plastic sheeting device
designed to extend a rain puddle’s reach by 16 inches.
By Richard Haley.

In the realm of ‘A Series of Practical Performances In The Wilderness’
by Cary Peppermint and Christine Nadir. (1) (2)