VISUAL CONTAINER TV INSTANTS VIDEO

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Du 1 au 28 novembre 2012, vous pouvez voir une programmation des 25es Instants Vidéo sur Visual Container TV :

http://www.visualcontainer.tv/

 

November 1 to 28th, you can see a video art programmation by the Instants Video 25th on 

http://www.visualcontainer.tv/

 

Dresden hair by Neno Belchev (Bulgarie, 2010) 8’22

Everything until now is rambling.

I feel myself as a speechless

piece of styrofoam, crashed against

the rocky coast by the waves.

Comfortably numb by Jonas Nilsson (Suède, 2011) 2’45

Blurred vision can be described as a change in vision where the usual sharpness of the eyesight goes missing. As a result, the person getting the blurred vision fails to see the minute details of the objects around him.

The eyes are our connection to the outer world and much of our mental perception of the sounds and sensations comes from what we behold with our power of vision.

Some people believe that the outer world influence directly our inner world. The outer world changes people, it changes behaviors, attitudes, thoughts, emotions, feelings, reactions and everything in you.

The Persistence of Forgetting by Jeremy Newman (USA, 2010) 12’

This video explores the culture of divorce via nonlinear thematic patterns.  Digital video footage and archival film clips are interwoven to embody an amnesiac experience, forgetting through remembering.  The archival films reflect the protagonist’s shift from subconscious to conscious awareness, and represent the societal impact of the Hollywood studio system.

Untitled (Broniow Song) by Alicja Rogalska (Pologne/GB, 2011) 4’52

Untitled (Broniow Song) is a contemporary folk song written by Alicja Rogalska together with folk singing group Broniowianki from a small Polish village of Broniow. The area is known for its folk music and the highest unemployment in the country. The lyrics of the song reflect the socio-economic situation of the area, but can also be seen as a commentary about the situation of Polish countryside and the wider situation worldwide.

Polly, Jennifer and Melissa by Diego Ramirez (Mexique/Australie, 2011) 4’31

An androgyne by the name of Polly recalls an episode of post coital anxiety while Jennifer confesses to a priest, and Melissa poses flirtatiously for the camera. Polly, Jennifer and Melissa is a performance based video exploring notions of gender and identity politics.

I’m not the enemy by Bjorn Melhus (Allemagne/Norvège, 2011) 13’30

Is it possible to ever come back from war ? For those who have tasted it, returning home doesn’t signal peace but a self-destructive assault of the mind.

Kinetosis by Allan Brown (Canada, 2011) 9’20

A film editor experiences an acute nout of motion sickness sending him into a fragmented state of delirium. Using found footage and cut up radio show, the mental state of the editor is manifested as a breakdown and desynchronization of his image and sound content.

Our Father by Janet Cook-Rutnik (Iles Vierges Américaines, 2009) 2’30

The images used in "Our Father" were shot in the backyard of an 89 year old man who lives in a “shanty” in the Virgin Islands. The yard, a tropical jungle of palms and assembled piles of discarded, collected and trashed items belong to the house in which he has lived for the last 84 years. In the midst of this chaotic but peaceful landscape are these dolls with their childlike innocence, burnished and abandoned to the elements, sometimes carried off by the dogs, bound to displays along with other discarded items, lying face down on the ground or placed in a broken down car or rusted out frying pan. This walk through time seems a parallel to the current state of affairs in the Caribbean where crime and violence have reached staggering proportions, claiming many young lives and producing a frightening loss of innocence and harmony in us all.

Rue des Abeilles by Alfred Marseille & Jan Baeke (Pays-Bas, 2012) 8’02

Based on two poems by Jan Baeke, this movie takes you on a journey in the troubled mind of the narrator, guided by the realistic virtuality of Google streetview (Rue des Abeilles in Marseille and an unspecified location in the Provence).

Aisha in Wonderland by Zafer Topaloglu (Turquie, 2011) 3’

Aisha in Wonderland looks at one of the most challenging ramifications of Israel-Palestine conflict: the state of individuals who are exposed to emotional violence in a refugee camp, ‘Mar Elias’ in Lebanon, where various organizations, communities and groups rightfully manifest struggle against Israel through various ways of representations.

 

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