Experimental Shorts: Space, Place, Nature and Culture
July 9 11:30 am
One event on July 17, 2022 at 10:45 am
Shorts Showcases / 2022 / 78 min
From visual and aural loops, cut-ups, media manipulations and found footage to technical exploration, home printing, and all points in between, a selection of experiments in cinema and visual / audio media. Themes of rhythm, music, movement, location, nature, culture, and the performance of the social ripple through this selection of short experimental works.
2021 / UK / 10min / Directed by Patrick Tarrant
The whiteness and gender normativity of Bolex promotional brochures and magazines from decades past are brought face to face with audio taken from contemporary mandatory training modules on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Health & Safety
2021 / USA / 3min / Directed by David Baeumler
A commercial break from another dimension.
2021 / USA / 5min / Directed by Maureen Zent
Order gives way to chaos. Chaos generates ferment. Ferment spurs fecundity.
2021 / UK / 6min / Directed by Patrick Tarrant
For a crow to earn its stripes it must intercept another in space, but not in time.
Shorts / 2021 / USA / 6min / Directed by Janelle VanderKelen
The lowly onion that burrows into the soil and spends most of its life underground is cast as an interpreter or potential sensory prosthetic that offers a different way of understanding (and perhaps communicating with) the land, planet, and cosmos in which it grows.
Shorts / 2021 / USA / 2min / Directed by Sonali Gulati
A lingering haiku poem of migration, separation, dislocation, and exile.
Shorts / 2021 / USA / 8min / Directed by Josh Weissbach
Signal communications proliferate across borders. incongruent shapes subtracted from form. fractal topographies without document.
Shorts / 2022 / Spain / 9min / Directed by Manuel Alvarez Diestro
A little kid’s curiosity about the sea clashes with mechanical stairs overtaking the city.
Shorts / 2021 / Australia / 11min / Directed by Rowena Potts
If the Moon could speak, what would it say?
Shorts / 2021 / USA / 3min / Directed by Josh Weissbach
Two Cancers that are simultaneously different and the same.
Shorts / 2021 / Australia / 3min / Directed by Lauren Trench
Explores the anxiety felt when deviating from the narrative society
Shorts / 2021 / Australia / 12min / Directed by FILTH GODDESS
A slow-metamorphosis of manipulated video, echoing images shifting and changing, accompanying the waves and drones of sound. Colour and form, tone and timbre, movement and stillness combine in a ritual of transformation and noise.
Date: 9 July 2022
Location: Luna Cinemas, Leederville