Videogram 71 / (Post)Land Art a antropocén

22. 11. 2017 PRAHA / Fórum pro architekturu a média

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VIDEOGRAM: series of commented screenings; the series is devoted to presentation of contemporary forms of moving image. For this time, with the participation of Michal Kindernay, will take place a screen the series of films dealing with the topics of future, nature, landscape, society, art, ecology or entropy.

— Homeostasis. 2017, ČR, 24 min.
Videopoem Homeostasis about industrial and post-industiral morhology of North Bohemian mountains. Behind the woods, almost in the sight of Petřín lookout tower, we are entering the wilderness. Film was created in cooperation with Ondřej Vavrečka, Miloš Vojtěchovský, Michal Kindernay, Dominik Žižka, Vladimír Turner and others. Production: Agosto Foundation.

— Echoes. Miloš Šejn, 1979, 5 min.
Digital transcription of a super-8mm color film made by Miloš Šejn. The reflections of sun rays penetrating through the rocks on the water’s surface in a narrow gap in Plakánek valley of a side stream of Klenice Creek in Bohemian Paradise. The film suggests a hallucinatory visual effect after staring a long while at a single spot. Echoes is an excerpt from the 30-min. film Rokle.

— Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art. James Crump, 2015, USA, 68 min
The film casts these artists in a heroic light, which is exactly how they saw themselves. Iconoclasts who changed the landscape of art forever, these revolutionary, antagonistic creatives risked their careers on radical artistic change and experimentation, and took on the establishment to produce art on their own terms. The film includes rare footage and interviews which unveil the enigmatic lives and careers of storied artists Robert Smithson (Spiral Jetty), Walter De Maria (The Lightning Field) and Michael Heizer (Double Negative); a headstrong troika that established the genre.

 

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