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Christopher steel
Catalogue : 2005Tube | Film expérimental | 16mm | noir et blanc | 7:30 | Royaume-Uni | 2004
Christopher steel
Tube
Film expérimental | 16mm | noir et blanc | 7:30 | Royaume-Uni | 2004

Le spectacle quotidien du réseau des métros à Londres est amplifié par une surimpression caméra. Le négatif est peint pour supprimer publicités et graffiti.


Christopher Stell est né à Roehampton en 1968. Il a étudié à l'Université d'Edimbourg. Il a suivi des cours de Production de Film 16mm à la Half-Way Production House, Balham, en 1993. Il a rejoint la Filmmakers? Coop de Londres en 1993.

Lisa steele, kim tomczak
Catalogue : 2018The Afternoon Knows What the Morning Never Suspected | Doc. expérimental | 4k | couleur et n&b | 21:0 | Canada | 2018
Lisa steele , kim tomczak
The Afternoon Knows What the Morning Never Suspected
Doc. expérimental | 4k | couleur et n&b | 21:0 | Canada | 2018

The Afternoon Knows What the Morning Never Suspected. It is a 3-channel 22-minute work that opens with a brief history of the Vietnam War, assembled from historical documents and footage, and then proceeds to detail Canada's complicity in the conflict, drawing attention to the massive profit that Canadian companies made during this time. The work also references the American draft dodgers who settled in Canada in the late 1960s, creating a context for the connection to today with a mesmerizing drive down Yonge Street in 2017. It is an interesting time to re-examine Canada's self-view in relation to the Vietnam War: yes we took in the draft dodgers (the work makes ample reference to this) but we also profited from the war (in spite of the fact that these profits were strictly against our own laws). The work concludes with the on-screen presence of our two performers, each telling the other's life story: one a first generation Canadian, the child of a Serbian/Croatian marriage; the other born in Canada to Vietnamese immigrant parents.

Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak have worked exclusively in collaboration since 1983, producing videotapes, performances and photo/text works. In 2009, Steele + Tomczak were awarded an Honourary Doctorate by the University of British Columbia (Okanagan); in 2005, a Governor General`s Award for Lifetime Achievement in Visual & Media Arts; in 1994 they received both a Toronto Arts Award and the Bell Canada prize for excellence in Video Art. They are co-founders of Vtape, an award-winning media arts centre established in 1983 in Toronto. Currently Steele is Artistic Director and Tomczak is Restoration and Collections Management Director. Both teach at the University of Toronto in The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. Major public art commissions include: Watertable (2009, and expanded in 2011) a light and sound installation under the Gardiner Expressway (a raised highway) that marks the original shoreline of Lake Ontario at the foot of historic Fort York; …bump in the night (Barrie) (2010) commissioned by McLaren Art Centre and installed in bus shelters; Falling Up (2006) a video work for the Winnipeg Art Gallery; Love Squared (2006) screened on the 2400 square foot video board at Yonge & Dundas Square in Toronto. A major survey of their work, The Long Time: the 21st century work of Steele + Tomczak, curated by Paul Wong (with a 84 page catalogue), opened at On Main Gallery and VIVO, Vancouver, BC in September 2012; the exhibition traveled to A Space Gallery, Toronto, ON (2013), the Art Gallery of Windsor, ON (2016-17), and Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS (2017). Legal Memory, their first feature-length work, has been shown in a number of film festivals since its release including: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Festival, the Festival Internazionale Cinema Giovani (Turin, Italy), the Toronto Festival of Festivals and broadcast on TVOntario. In 1996, their work BLOOD RECORDS: written and annotated, received a world premiere at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and toured across Canada with a bi-lingual catalogue published by The Oakville Galleries. Recent solo exhibitions of their works have taken place at Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, (2014); Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal (2011); WHARF Centre D`art contemporain, Herouxville-St. Clair, France (2010); Diaz Contemporary, Toronto (2009); Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, (2009); Dazibao, Montreal (2008); the Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris (2003). Selected group exhibitions and screenings of their work include: Every. Now. Then. Reframing Nationhood, Art Gallery of Ontario (2017); Imago Mundi, Instituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti, Venice, Italy (2017); La Biennale de Montréal, Musee d'art contemporain de Montréal (2014); Carbon 14: Climate is Culture, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (2013); STITCHES: Suzhou Fast Forward, Workshop, Toronto (2011); Empire of Dreams: phenomenology of the built environment at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto (2010); a focus screening at EXIS: Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul, Korea (2010); the Berlin Film Festival, Forum Expanded (2009); Akbank Sanat, Istanbul (2009); TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) Future Projections (2009); Sophia, Bulgaria at the Central Bath House (2008); a focus screening at Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid (2006); Beyond/In Western New York, organized by Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo (2005); Trivandrum Video Festival, New Delhi (2003); City of York Public Gallery, York, England (2000).

Lisa steele, kim tomczak
Lisa + Kim steele, kim tomzak
Catalogue : 2006Make love not war | Installation vidéo | dv | couleur | 2:10 | Canada | 2003
Lisa + Kim steele , kim tomzak
Make love not war
Installation vidéo | dv | couleur | 2:10 | Canada | 2003

Dans le très succinct "Make Love, Not War" (2003), la phrase classique du titre apparaît sous forme d'écriture avançant lentement sur des gros plans de superbes tulipes ou de fourmis en train de se nourrir.


Lisa Steele est née à Kansas City dans le Missouri, en 1947, et a étudié à la University of Missouri avant de s'installer à Toronto en 1971. Né à Victoria en Colombie-Britannique en 1952, Kim Tomczak est diplômé de la Vancouver School of Art (aujourd'hui l'Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design). Steele et Tomczak enseignent tous deux au département des beaux-arts de la University of Toronto. Lisa Steele et Kim Tomczak ?uvrent dans le milieu des arts médiatiques depuis les années 1970. Comme artistes, administrateurs, professeurs, auteurs, commissaires, créateurs d'événements et de projets, ils ont profondément influencé la vidéo et les disciplines connexes au Canada, et ce depuis le début de leur collaboration en 1983.

Grzegorz stefanski
Catalogue : 2018Restraint | Vidéo | hdv | noir et blanc | 1:0 | Pologne | 0 | 2016
Grzegorz stefanski
Restraint
Vidéo | hdv | noir et blanc | 1:0 | Pologne | 0 | 2016

I created this work for Wola Museum in Warsaw. I was inspired by anonymous documentary photograph probably from 50` that puzzled me as very contemporary and unbelievably well staged as for a snapshot. I was thinking a lot about how language of “reality” changes over time and how it can be easily influenced reinterpreted. And then I relied that reenactments are very bodily reinterpretation of images, that they make individual bodies to be mediums of transformation meanings; and I realised that their growing popularity and superficial innocence frightens me. I decided to reenact this photograph I came across and asked members of historical re-enactment groups to do it. Later I also wrote accompanying essay in which I have put into words my interest in language of documentary in contemporary art

Grzegorz Stefanski, born in 1983 in Czluchow (PL), lives and works in Warsaw and London where he is currently an artist in residence at Sarabande Foundation. Before attending art school, he earned master’s degree in philosophy and made his artistic debut in with solo exhibition during Cracow Photomonth Festival in 2010. He concluded his artistic education at The Slade School of Fine Art in London and Miroslaw Balka’s Studio of Spatial Activities in Warsaw. In 2017 he won the Ivan Juritz Prize in London and the Grand Prix at the Biennale of Young Art in Poland. He has exhibited his works at the Whitechapel Gallery in London (2018), Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2018), Ujazdowski Castle Centre of Contemporary Art (2018), Manifesta 11 in Zurich (2016), Pastificio Cerere Foundation in Rome (2014) and the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 in New York (2010). He has collaborated, among others, with Nowy Teatr in Warsaw (2016), National Museum in Warsaw (2017), and Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art in Cracow (2018).

steina
Catalogue : 2005Hraun og mosi | Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 13:5 | Islande | USA | 2005
steina
Hraun og mosi
Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 13:5 | Islande | USA | 2005

Steina was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1940. She studied violin and music theory, and in 1959 received a scholarship from the Czechoslovak Ministry of Culture to attend the State Music Conservatory in Prague. Woody and Steina married in Prague in 1964, and shortly thereafter she joined the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra. After moving to the United States in 1965 she worked in New York City as a freelance musician. She began working with video in 1969, and since then her various tapes and installations have been exhibited in USA, Europe and Asia. Although her main thrust is in creating Video Tapes and Installations she has recently become involved in interactive performance in public places, playing a digitally adapted violin to move video images displayed on large video projectors. In 1971 she co-founded The Kitchen, an Electronic Media Theater in New York. Steina has been an artist-in-residence at the National Center for Experi-ments in Television, at KQED in San Francisco, and at WNET/Thirteen in New York. In 1988 she was an artist-in-residence in Tokyo on a U.S./Japan Friendship Committee grant. She has received funding from the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Film Institute and the New Mexico Arts Division. She received the Maya Deren Award in 1992 and the Siemens Media Art Prize in 1995. In 1993 she co-curated with Woody the exhibition and catalogue, Eigenwelt der Apparatewelt (Pioneers of Electronic Art) for Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. In 1996 she served as the artistic co-director and software collaborator at STEIM (Studio for Electronic Instrumental Music) in Amsterdam. In 1996 Steina and Woody showed eight new media installations at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, an exhibition repeated in Santa Fe a few months later. Her installation, titled Orka was featured in the Icelandic Pavilion at the 1997 Venice Bienale. In 1999 she showed three installations in three countries: "Nuna" in Albuquerque, New Mexico, "Textures" in Reykjavik, Iceland and "Machine Vision" in Milano, Italy. She created two installations for the Art Festival 2000 in Reykjavik, Iceland. In 2001 she was invited to festivals in Norway, Russia, Estonia, Portugal, Montreal, England and Italy. Between July and October of 2002 she realized four installations in four locations in her hometown of 22 years, Santa Fe, NM

Jörg steinmann
Catalogue : 2005Monologue | Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 1:30 | Allemagne | 2004
Jörg steinmann
Monologue
Art vidéo | dv | couleur | 1:30 | Allemagne | 2004

La vidéo MONOLOGUE rassemble des photographies individuelles et apparaît comme un flip-book en mouvement. On peut y voir le reflet de l'auteur dans la fenêtre d'un appartement. Les photographies ont été prises sans pied, d'où une impression d'agitation de la photo-film. L'accompagnement musical est un air de guitare sèche en boucle. Au milieu de la vidéo interviennent les sons d'un code morse. Simultanément, l'image vidéo se colore en rouge. La traduction du code morse est le mot M-O-N-O-L-O-G-U-E. Ensuite l'image disparaît.


Je suis né le 4 février 1959 à Oberhausen dans le Rhineland, où j'ai grandi. C'est là que j'ai effectué toute ma scolarité de 1965 à 1978, année de mon baccalauréat. En 1978/1979, j'ai accompli mon service militaire à Emmerich (Rhine) en tant que routier. En 1979, j'ai entamé des études de latin et de géographie que j'ai arrêtées en 1980 pour étudier à l'Académie des Arts de Dusseldorf. J'ai étudié la sculpture auprès des professeurs Norbert Kriche et David Rabinovitch. En 1985, j'ai reçu le prix du meilleur élève. En 1990, j'ai terminé mes études. Depuis lors, je vis et travaille à Dusseldorf. En 1997, j'ai travaillé sur ma première vidéo-performance, toujours en lien avec la création de bruits et de sons. En 2004, j'ai fait la connaissance du duo d'Essen "Interzone perceptible", avec qui j'ai monté un projet vidéo sur la musique du compositeur américain Jeff Kowalkovski. Intitulée "Westbeth", cette œuvre a été exposée au Van Abbemuseum à Eindhoven (Pays-Bas) en avril et au cinéma Eulenspiegel à Essen en juin 2005.

Annett stenzel
Catalogue : 2018,D (Silence Song) | Fiction expérimentale | mov | couleur | 13:17 | Allemagne | 2018
Annett stenzel
,D (Silence Song)
Fiction expérimentale | mov | couleur | 13:17 | Allemagne | 2018

Annett Stenzel ist Künstlerin und Filmemacherin. Sie studierte Bildende Kunst in Halle, Berlin und aktuell Film in Hamburg. Sie lebt und arbeitet derzeit in Hamburg.

Mangriotis stephanos
Catalogue : 2016Blue Sky From Pain | Documentaire | hdv | couleur | 14:40 | Grèce | France | 2016
Mangriotis stephanos
Blue Sky From Pain
Documentaire | hdv | couleur | 14:40 | Grèce | France | 2016

Un homme est enfermé sans savoir pourquoi. Ou est-il ? Pour combien de temps ? Par des images de centres de rétention de migrant abandonnés en Grèce et à travers une reconstruction d’un récit, Blue Sky from Pain nous plonge dans un univers clos, effacé, en ruines…


Stephanos Mangriotis is a freelance visual artist, living and working in Marseille. He was born in Athens and first studied Maths and Philosophy in Bristol before studying photography in Paris. In his projects, he uses photography, film and multimedia forms to create stories about immigration, borders and marginality. Besides his personal work, he also coordinates a photography workshop with people that suffer from mental illnesses with the association Dekadrage, based in Marseille. In the last years he has collaborated with social scientists in order to create cross disciplinary projects in the form of multimedia pieces and short films.

Ann steuernagel
Catalogue : 2006Roar | Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur et n&b | 7:30 | USA | 2005
Ann steuernagel
Roar
Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur et n&b | 7:30 | USA | 2005

Il y a "quelque chose d'autre, de sans cesse et obstinément présent, bien que l'on ne l'entende pas, ou ne puisse pas encore l'entendre.- celui qui l'entend le premier a de bonnes chances d'hériter de l'avenir." - R. Murray Schafer


Ann Steuernagel est une artiste dans le domaine du son et de la vidéo expérimentale. Son travail accentue les gestes et rythmes quotidiens de ses sujets et prend sa source dans une collaboration de 20 ans avec le chorégraphe Caitlin Corbett. Le travail de Ann a circulé dans tous les Etats-Unis, le Canada, le Mexique et l'Europe. Elle a remporté en 1999 le grand prix du festival d'art vidéo à Locarno, Suisse, et bénéficie d'une bourse de la Somerville Arts Lottery et de la LEF, elle a le titre de membre du Massachusetts Cultural Council Media et du Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study de Harvard. Ann est professeur assistante au département d'arts visuels de l'Université Northeastern , Boston, Massachusetts.

Catalogue : 2007Pledge | Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 6:0 | USA | 2006
Ann steuernagel
Pledge
Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 6:0 | USA | 2006

?Pledge? est un morceau de bande qui a été trouvé. Il a été créé à partir d?une collection de documentaires obscurs qui datent de la période de la guerre du Vietnam. La matière est malheureusement intemporelle et nous fournit un moyen abstrait de réfléchir sur la guerre et, on l?espère, la paix.


Ann Steuernagel est une artiste de vidéo expérimentale et une artiste du son. Son travail visuel accentue les mouvements et les rythmes quotidiens de ses sujets. Le travail sonore d?Ann ? un mélange de musique, de sonorité ambiante, de mots parlés et de bruit ? est né de sa collaboration avec la chorégraphe Caitlin Corbett. Le travail d?Ann Steuernagel a été présenté lors de festivals, mais aussi dans des galeries et des microcinémas à travers les Etats-Unis et au Canada, au Mexique et en Europe. Elle a reçu le grand prix au 20ème VideoArt Festival de Locarno en Suisse, elle a également reçu un Massachusetts Cultural Council Media Fellowship, un prix LEF, et un fellowship du Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Elle est professeur assistant dans le département Art de l?université de Northeastern. Son travail est distribué par roARaTorio Distributors, Paris, France.

Catalogue : 2010The Garden | Art vidéo | dv | couleur et n&b | 9:30 | USA | 2010
Ann steuernagel
The Garden
Art vidéo | dv | couleur et n&b | 9:30 | USA | 2010

"The Garden" is a reflection on climate change. It is created from found, recycled film footage and is presented in three parts. "I work almost exclusively with found footage (educational and industrial films, and home movies). Once I have appropriated the footage I practice the art of montage with great pleasure by colliding disparate images, looping clips and manipulating time. Such techniques accentuate the gestures and quotidian rhythms of my subjects distilling the essence of a time, place or idea. Although a narrative is never explicit one may be implied."

Ann Steuernagel is an experimental video and sound artist. Her work has been presented throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe. She is the recipient of the grand prize at the XX VideoArt Festival in Locarno, Switzerland, a Massachusetts Cultural Council Media Fellowship, a LEF grant, and a fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Ann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art + Design at Northeastern University.

Imogen stidworthy
Catalogue : 2010Barrabackslarrabang | Vidéo expérimentale | 0 | couleur | 9:13 | Royaume-Uni | 2010
Imogen stidworthy
Barrabackslarrabang
Vidéo expérimentale | 0 | couleur | 9:13 | Royaume-Uni | 2010

In this film Imogen Stidworthy interweaves standard and subverted English (backslang) with tropes of class and race, trade and desire in the hidden backwaters and idealised forms of the voice. Backslang developed as a linguistic disguise to protect speakers, especially from the ears of the law. Liverpool slang has absorbed fragments from the language streams of global trade, passing through the docks: Spanish, Dutch, Yiddish, Chinese and African languages. Like all languages Backslang is also a space of identification, spoken proudly. It could be seen as a sign of economic and social conditions and as a form of resistance ? a necessity, or a possibility for different social paradigms. In Barrabackslarrabang, the voice criss-crosses social borders to reflect the mirroring of structures and desires through ostensibly opposing spaces of language, legality and culture. The work continues Stidworthy?s ongoing concern with the social landscape of the voice, its space and borders.

Imogen Stidworthy is a British multimedia artist based in Liverpool. She has exhibited at documenta 12 and most recently her work has been shown at the Thessaloniki Biennale (2007), Shanghai Biennale (2006), ?Be What You Want but Stay Where You Are? at Witte de With, Rotterdam (2005) and ?Governmentality? at Miami Art Central (2004). Recent solo shows include ?Get Here? at Galerie Hohenlohe, Vienna (2006), ?Dummy? at FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon (2005) and ?Audio Cab?, a temporary public art work installed in taxi cabs in Luton (2005). In 2004, Stidworthy was shortlisted for the Beck's Futures prize, for a video work featuring Cilla Black impersonators. In 1996 she won the Dutch Prix de Rome.[citation needed] Stidworthy is a tutor at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and an Advising Researcher at the Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht. In 2008 she won the Liverpool Art Prize.

Axel stockburger
Catalogue : 2006Boys in the Hood | Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 60:0 | Autriche | Royaume-Uni | 2005
Axel stockburger
Boys in the Hood
Vidéo expérimentale | dv | couleur | 60:0 | Autriche | Royaume-Uni | 2005

La vidéo "Boys in the Hood" propose des interviews d?amateurs de Grand Theft Auto, jeu video particulièrement controversé. Les joueurs nous font part de leur point de vue sur la place de la narration dans le jeu en donnant des descriptions détaillées des lieux, mouvements et actions qui s?y trouvent. Ces comptes-rendus subjectifs à propos d?un espace partagé amènent à une confusion des frontières entre le ?réel? et le ?virtuel?.


Axel Stockburger est un artiste et théoricien qui partage sa vie entre Londres et Vienne. Il a étudié à l?Université des Arts Appliqués de Vienne avec Peter Weibel et a obtenu son PhD à l?Université des Arts de Londres. Ses films et installations sont présentés sur la scène internationale. Il est notamment à l?origine de la chaîne de télévision indépendante dédiée à l?art TIV à Vienne qui a commencé à diffuser en 1998, et a participé à divers projets internationaux en collaboration avec le groupe d'artistes de media arts D-Fuse qui travaille à Londres (2000-2004). A présent, il travaille comme membre de l?équipe scientifique de l?Académie des Beaux-Arts/ Département des Arts Visuels et des Outils Numériques à Vienne.

Catalogue : 2012White Transformer | Vidéo | hdv | couleur | 7:16 | Autriche | 2011
Axel stockburger
White Transformer
Vidéo | hdv | couleur | 7:16 | Autriche | 2011

The video White Transformer engages with the cosplay phenomenon in China and portrays the act of transformation from ?ordinary? human into fictional character. It was shot with the help of the Century Noah cosplay group in Chongqing, China who build and perform characters from a variety of narrative universes such as Gundam, Starcraft and World of Warcraft. The French theorist Gabriel Tarde once stated that in order to understand what the social is, one has to focus on the notion of imitation. The global cosplay culture is a perfect example for this approach, since the fans interact with each other on the basis of global signs that emerge from products of the cultural industry, when they appropriate characters from large video and game franchises. This leads to the issue of intellectual property, which comes into play because all of these characters are registered trademarks owned by large international entertainment companies. What does it mean for the fans and audiences to adapt and transform these symbols. Furthermore, cosplay opens up many questions in conjunction with identification, since cosplayers deliberately choose to identify with and perform as fictional beings from a realm beyond real life limitations such as race, class or gender.

Axel Stockburger is an artist and theorist who lives and works in Vienna. He studied at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna with Peter Weibel and holds a PhD from the Univeristy of the Arts, London. His films and installations are shown internationally. Among other projects he has initiated the independent art television channel TIV in Vienna in 1998 and collaborated on international projects with the London based media art group D-Fuse (2000-2004). At present he works as a senior artist at the Academy of Fine Arts / Department for Visual Arts and Digital Media in Vienna. Between 2010 and 2012 he was part of the artistic research project ?Troubling Research?, which engaged with the problems and possibilities of art in the context of knowledge production. In recent years his works were presented in the following exhibitions (selected): ?Games People Play?, CCANW, Exeter (2012), "Troubling Research: Performing Knowledge in the Arts", xhibit, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (2011),"Nothing in the World but Youth", Turner Contemporary, Kent (2011), ?Jingshenfenxi?, organhaus art space, Chongqing (2011),"Videorama", Museum der Moderne, Salzburg (2011) "Talk Talk - Das Interview als künstlerische Praxis", Galerie 5020, Salzburg (2010)"Worldeater", Winiarczyk Gallery, Vienna (2009).

Klara stoyanova
Anastasis stratakis
Catalogue : 2015Restoration of King George II returning to Greece (1946) | Vidéo | hdv | noir et blanc | 0:34 | Grèce | 2015
Anastasis stratakis
Restoration of King George II returning to Greece (1946)
Vidéo | hdv | noir et blanc | 0:34 | Grèce | 2015

`Restoration of King George II returning to Greece (1946)`, 2014–15, is based on a small segment of a found footage of King George II ceremonially returning to Athens after his exile during World War II, laying a wreath upon the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier while accompanied by the royal family. This footage was originally incomplete, having `gaps` of multiple missing frames that were afterwards filled in with animation (a series of digital drawings made by hand) — completing the figure`s motion as imagined thus attempting an impersonal, though inevitably subjective, `restoration` of this historical document.

Anastasis Stratakis (b. 1985, Greek) lives and works between Athens and Thessaloniki, where he studied Painting at the Fine Arts School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Recent solo exhibitions include: ‘An Endless Present’, AD Gallery, Athens (2013); ‘THE HARD PROBLEM’, Donopoulos IFA, Thessaloniki (2013); ‘Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars’, Les Yper Yper — physical/conceptual habitat, Thessaloniki (2013), while his next solo show is planned for 2016 at AD Gallery, Athens. Selected group exhibitions include: 13th Biennale de Lyon (2015); ‘Athen 1.0 - Eine Gruppenausstellung’, Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne (2014); 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (2014); ‘Afresh – A New Generation of Greek Artists’, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens (2013); ‘ΑΪΝ ΑΟΥΓΚΕΝΜΠΛΙΚ! - Vier junge griechische Künstler’, Beck & Eggeling, Düsseldorf (2012); ‘Drawing Room’, Omikron Gallery, Nicosia (2011). Selected residencies/workshops include: ‘Through the Image, Beyond the Image’, curated by Adrian Paci, Free Home University (FHU), Lecce (2013–14); 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art: Young Artists’ Workshop, Thessaloniki (2013).

Catalogue : 2018Colour Restoration of the Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony, During the Greek Military Junta (1967) | Animation | 16mm | couleur | 2:9 | Grèce | 0 | 2018
Anastasis stratakis
Colour Restoration of the Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony, During the Greek Military Junta (1967)
Animation | 16mm | couleur | 2:9 | Grèce | 0 | 2018

"Colour restoration of the Olympic torch lighting ceremony, during the Greek military Junta (1967)" is a video piece based on a found footage of the event described in the title "the Olympic torch lighting ceremony of the 1968 Olympics, filmed in Athens during the Greek dictatorship of 1967/74. The footage, initially black and white, has been painstakingly colourised, by hand-colouring each of its frames one by one. The result is a somewhat crude, awkward and ultimately less realistic documentation of the event. Even more so, when viewed as a restoration of a restoration, since the regime's own nationalistic aesthetic and propaganda iconography were based upon a grotesque revitalisation of the country's ancient past.

Anastasis Stratakis (b. 1985, Greek) lives and works between Thessaloniki and Athens. His work has been included in a number of international group exhibitions, including: "At the Beginning Was the Word", National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), Beijing, in collaboration with National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens (2018); "Abracadabra", 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, curated by Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti (2018); "Epilogue", Kunstverein Herdecke, curated by Apostolos Palavrakis (2017); "The Equilibrists", organised by the New Museum, New York and DESTE Foundation, Athens, in collaboration with the Benaki Museum, Athens, curated by Gary Carrion-Murayari and Helga Christoffersen with Massimiliano Gioni (2016); 13th Biennale de Lyon (2015); 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (2014); "Afresh: A New Generation of Greek Artists", National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens (2013) and has been exhibited at institutions such as Musée d`art contemporain de Lyon (2016), Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice (2015) and MMCA : Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2014). Works by Anastasis Stratakis are included in prominent private and institutional collections among which are the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) Collection in Athens, the State Museum of Contemporary Art Collection in Thessaloniki, the Borusan Contemporary Collection in Istanbul and the Michael Haas Collection in Berlin.

Deborah stratman
Catalogue : 2014Hacked Circuit | Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 15:9 | USA | 2014
Deborah stratman
Hacked Circuit
Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 15:9 | USA | 2014

Multiple layers of fabrication and imposition are laid bare by this fluidly choreographed, single-shot embodiment of control. While portraying sound artists at work, typically invisible support mechanisms of filmmaking are exposed, as are governmental violations of individual privacy. Filmic quotations ground Hacked Circuit, evoking paranoia, and a sense of conviction alongside a lack of certainty about what is visible. Complications of the seen, the known, the heard and the undetectable provide thematic parallels between the stagecraft of Foley and a pervasive climate of government surveillance.

Chicago-based artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman makes work that investigates issues of power, control and belief, exploring how places, ideas, and society are intertwined. Non-prescriptive, her works pose a series of problems that allow for complex readings of the questions being asked.

Catalogue : 2016The Illinois Parables | Doc. expérimental | 16mm | couleur et n&b | 59:30 | USA | 2016
Deborah stratman
The Illinois Parables
Doc. expérimental | 16mm | couleur et n&b | 59:30 | USA | 2016

An experimental documentary comprised of regional vignettes about faith, force, technology and exodus. Eleven parables relay histories of settlement, removal, technological breakthrough, violence, messianism and resistance, all occurring somewhere in the state of Illinois. The state itself is a convenient structural ruse, allowing its histories to become allegories that explore how we are shaped by conviction and ideology. The Parables consider what might constitute a liturgical form. Not a sermon, but a form that questions what morality catalyzes. Technological and religious abstraction are linked and placed in conversation with governance.

Artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman makes work that investigates issues of power, control and belief, exploring how places, ideas, and society are intertwined. Recent projects have addressed freedom, expansionism, surveillance, sonic warfare, public speech, ghosts, sinkholes, levitation, propagation, orthoptera, raptors, comets and faith. She has exhibited internationally at venues including MoMA NY, Centre Pompidou, Hammer Museum, Mercer Union, Witte de With, the Whitney Biennial and festivals including Sundance, Viennale, CPH/DOX, Berlinale, Oberhausen, Ann Arbor, Full Frame and Rotterdam. Stratman is the recipient of Fulbright, Guggenheim and USA Collins fellowships, a Creative Capital grant and an Alpert Award. She lives in Chicago where she teaches at the University of Illinois.

Catalogue : 2018Optimism | Doc. expérimental | super8 | couleur et n&b | 14:43 | USA | 0 | 2018
Deborah stratman
Optimism
Doc. expérimental | super8 | couleur et n&b | 14:43 | USA | 0 | 2018

Draw down the sun. Dig up the gold. The urge to relieve a winter valley of permanent shadow and find fortune in alluvial gravel are part of a long history of desire and extraction in the far Canadian north. Cancan dancers, curlers, ore smelters, former city officials and a curious cliff-side luminous disc congregate to form a town portrait. Shot in location in the Yukon Territory. The disc that appears in the film was part of "Augural Pair", a set of public sculptures created by Stratman and artist Steven Badgett by invitation of the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture "Natural and Manufactured" series. The works responded to ways value and speculation are connected to landscape and acts of removal.

Artist and filmmaker Deborah Stratman makes work that investigates power, control and belief, exploring how places, ideas, and society are intertwined. Her themes range widely, as do the mediums she uses to question them. Recent projects have addressed freedom, expansionism, surveillance, sonic warfare, public speech, ghosts, sinkholes, levitation, propagation, orthoptera, raptors, comets, exodus and faith.  She lives in Chicago where she teaches at the University of Illinois.

Deborah stratman
Catalogue : 2005Kings of the sky | Documentaire | dv | couleur | 68:0 | USA | 2004
Deborah stratman
Kings of the sky
Documentaire | dv | couleur | 68:0 | USA | 2004

Deborah Stratman, cinéaste reconnue, a suivi au Turkestan chinois une troupe de funambules et d'artistes de cirque originaire de Mongolie célèbre dans le monde entier. Portant un regard à la fois désabusé et observateur, Stratman filme leur vie sur la route et leurs numéros spectaculaires dans une oeuvre où l'on trouve de nombreuses remarques subtiles sur la société chinoise contemporaine, toujours en pleine mutation, dans le monde de l'après 11 septembre.


Deborah Stratman, artiste récompensée pour son travail en tant que réalisatrice, vit à Chicago. Elle a obtenu son M.F.A. au California Institute of Arts et son B.F.A. à la School of the Art Institute de Chicago. Depuis 1990, elle a mené à bien plus d'une douzaine de projets cinématographiques: aussi bien des films en 16mm que des vidéos. Ces oeuvres ont été présentées lors de festivals internationaux (notamment au Sundance Film Festival dans l'Utah, au Festival International du Film de Rotterdam, aux Pays-Bas et au Festival International du Film de Vienne, en Autriche) et dans des instituts d'art tels que le Wexner Center for the Arts, à Colombus, Ohio et le San Francisco Art Institute.

Jean-marie straub
Jean-marie straub
Catalogue : 2014Kommunisten | Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 110:0 | France | 2014
Jean-marie straub
Kommunisten
Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 110:0 | France | 2014

Le défi que se/nous propose Jean-Marie Straub est bien d'ordre cinématographique. Tous ses films ont toujours été constitués de blocs. Et ces blocs qui s'entrechoquent, blocs denses de textes, de paysages, de visages, ont toujours eu pour nécessité de donner à voir à travers ces chocs l'invisible des sentiments et du politique. Mélangeant les blocs de temps (40 ans séparent les différents extraits), les blocs de textes (Malraux, Fortini, Vittorini, Holderlin) et les blocs de langues (français, italien, allemand), pour que de ce fracas émerge l'histoire du monde, oui l'Histoire, et du même mouvement l'espoir politique de son dépassement. La première chose que nous dit Kommunisten, c’est que Straub pense ici son cinéma comme un fonds d’archives personnel dans lequel puiser, si bien que ce film devient une leçon où les fragments des films passés – plus un « nouveau », en ouverture, inspiré de Malraux, avec la voix de Straub lui-même (hors champ) qui interroge des communistes en prison – peuvent être utilisés comme objets d’étude. Kommunisten, c’est Straub et c’est Danièle Huillet, mais c’est surtout leur cinéma – qui a traversé le XXe siècle, ses conflits et ses utopies impossibles, en cherchant dans le pli des mots et des images qui les tissent ce qui est resté suspendu, caché, enfoui avec les oublis imposés par ceux qui écrivent et déterminent l’Histoire. Chaque « bout » de film nous emmène en terrain découvert, dans un passé qui paraît actuel, parce que ces questions sont restées sans réponse – si ce n’est avec une image, qui continue à les poser sans relâche, avec détermination. (Cristina Piccino, Il Manifesto, 19 août 2014)


Igor stromajer, brane zorman
Mike stubbs
Catalogue : 2005Cultural quarter | Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 10:0 | Royaume-Uni | 2003
Mike stubbs
Cultural quarter
Doc. expérimental | dv | couleur | 10:0 | Royaume-Uni | 2003

Cultural Quarter présente les relations qui existent entre les citoyens et l'observation de la ville, et soulève des questions d'ordre éthique au sujet de la surveillance, du regard, et du comportement humain. La vidéo montre l'écart qui existe entre l'élaboration des espaces publics, et la perception qu'en ont les citoyens, quant à la signification d'un espace culturel commun et de son utilisation. Dans son travail d'artiste et de cinéaste, Mike Stubbs adopte un style documentaire, mêlant le réalisme social et la conscience politique avec une sensiblité aigüe. Cette vidéo a remporté le second prix à Videoex, Zurich, dans la section internationale.


Mike Stubb a étudié à Cardiff et au Royal College of Art. Il enseigne actuellement à l'Université de Dundee. Il a dirigé le Hull Time Based Arts, au Royaume-Uni, et a dévelopé le Centre for Time Based Art, AVIDLAB (laboratoire de médias numériques) et EMARE (European Media Arts Residency Exchange). Il a réalisé des programmes centré sur les nouveaux médias , entre autre pour le festival des nouveaux médias à Kiev, en Ukraine, et pour le Microwave festival à Hong Kong. Son travail a reporté plusieurs prix, notamment à Oberhausen, à Graz, à Osnabruck et à Locarno.

Yu-shen su
Catalogue : 2012Man Made Place | Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 45:0 | Taiwan | Allemagne | 2012
Yu-shen su
Man Made Place
Doc. expérimental | hdv | couleur | 45:0 | Taiwan | Allemagne | 2012

The documentary Man Made Place shows through impressive images how two certain cities ? and the relation of inhabitants to these cities ? are developing in China in times of urban growth. Yumen ? a derelict ghost town ? and Kangbashi ? a mythic city of the future, both are deserted. They exist because of completely different reasons.

Born 1979 in Taiwan. Artist and director, living in Essen (Germany). 1998?2002 studies at the National Taiwan University (BA). 2006 ?2012 studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne,Art (diploma). his first documeNtry film were promoted by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW (Germany) in the year 2011.