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  • Film in the Present Tense

    Film in the Present Tense

    International Symposium 20.–22. Oct 2017 In spite of claims of its obsolescence, analog film is still alive. It continues to exist as an inimitable artistic medium, put to use in myriad forms around the world. Nonetheless, in the context of our ever-expanding digital landscape, analog film faces new challenges that have forced it into a…

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  • Book – Film in the Present Tense

    This book brings together contributions from participants and guests of Film in the Present Tense – International Symposium on Current Developments in Analog Film Culture, held in Berlin. It reflects a contemporary discussion around the use, value and purpose of analogue film from a multiplicity of perspectives: artists, filmmakers, scholars, archivists, curators, technician s and…

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  • Film in the Present Tense – Photos

    A big thank you to everyone that attended, organized and participated in FILM IN THE PRESENT TENSE! It was a wonderful event. We’re happy to see so much interest in the well being of analog film. We’re eager to continue the discussion. Thanks for making our community stronger!

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  • Pilot Residency Report – Andrew Kim

    Report by Andrew Kim As the LaborBerlin Pilot Artist in Residence (July 2016), I was asked to work with the lab’s newly acquired Crass Animation Stand and Optical Printer System. This was an opportunity to advance past work involving interference patterns, or the “Moiré effect”. Prior to the residency, I finished a film titled, Temples…

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  • Pilot Residency – Andrew Kim

    LaborBerlin welcomes Andrew Kim as our first Artist-in-residence. Within the residency, Andrew will take advantage of our Crass Animation Stand and create a new work exploring the machine’s artistic possibilities. As a compliment to his production work, Andrew will also lead a workshop (tba) and present two screenings which will feature his own films and…

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  • The Projector As Instrument – PHOTOS

    Floris Vanhoof spent two days this week with us teaching his workshop The Projector as Instrument. The group used contact printing and high contrast film to make loops which they subsequently altered through projection. This workshop was part of the RE MI. Photos by Laurence Favre.      

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