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WE CAME TO DANCE

Didier Volckaert
World Exhibitions are twilight zones in which actual knowledge about the world and exoticism go together with sexual projection and frustration. Till deep into the 20th century, the then superpowers used "Human Zoos" to spread the worldview that “we” are part of civilization, whereas there are others who are not...

LE GOÛT DU KOUMIZ

Xavier Christiaens
’Le Goût du Koumiz’, Christiaens’ first feature film, is all about the consequences of the communist regime for nomadic tribes in the Russian province of Kyrgyzstan. The narrator saw how his father, the chief of a tribe, was deported in the thirties, becoming isolated from nomadic life...

THE HUNDRED VIDEOS 91. FALLING

Steve Reinke
"The Hundred Videos" are almost over and it’s time to find a job so I thought I’d like to be a Hollywood scriptwriter....
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BEING FUCKED UP

Emily Vey Duke - Cooper Battersby
Being Fucked Up is a collection of nine short works about ego, happiness and holding on. It combines low-tech animation, performance, and beautifully written monologues to create a piece that is funny, intelligent, and above all human....
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KARAOKE PLAY FUJI

Bernard Gigounon
A white line (a read-and-write head) scanning the landscape guides the musical composition. By using karaoke as an inspiration, and while invoking the tacky universe that in Japan surrounds Mountain Fuji, Gigounon pays homage to this cultural symbol....

OTOLITH I

The Otolith Group
In 1963, the Russian Valentina Teresjkova was the first woman to orbit around the Earth. After her space flight, she became an icon for global feminism, and in India she shook hands with the feminist Anasuya Gyan-Chand. Historical events like this were the starting point for the cinematic essay ’Otolith I’, made by the Otolith Group in 2003...
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THE HUNDRED VIDEOS 65. MURIEL

Steve Reinke
I remember when he took me to the fair. I put on ribbons and my prettiest dress....

OUT OFF

Messieurs Delmotte
This work is part of the series The Mental Reason Vol. 1...
Celebration, Hans Op de Beeck, 2008. Courtesy Galleria Continua, San Gimignano – Beijing – Le Moulin; Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna; Xavier Hufkens, Brussels; Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York; Galerie Ron Mandos, Rotterdam – Amsterdam Celebration, Hans Op de Beeck, 2008. Courtesy Galleria Continua, San Gimignano – Beijing – Le Moulin; Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna; Xavier Hufkens, Brussels; Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York; Galerie Ron Mandos, Rotterdam – Amsterdam

CELEBRATION

Hans Op de Beeck
In harsh desert surroundings, with rocks and cactuses in the background, a wedding or some kind of celebration is taking place. It is blisteringly hot. The camera is mounted on a tripod.The scene is a tableau vivant: a living painting in which neither the view nor the picture frame changes...

THINGS I FORGET TO TELL MYSELF

Shelly Silver
"A fragmented view of a city provides this poetic examination of disclosing and withholding, what is and isn’t seen, and once it is seen, how is it read?" (Source: http://www.shellysilver.com) Prix du Jury, Femmes Cathodique Video Festival, Paris, France...