Tag: Film

Sky Hopinka, Tiffany Sia, & Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa on Anticolonial Film – ARTnews.com

No longer content simply to criticize the camera’s colonialist gaze or offer warnings concerning their medium’s proclivity for propaganda, a new generation of artist-filmmakers is imagining anticolonial futures for the moving image. Meanwhile, many leaders in the field of postcolonial studies have moved to consider global neoliberalism, rather than colonialism, to be today’s primary source of international inequality, citing as evidence manipulative maneuvers by ...

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How Négritude and Surrealism Influence Today’s Black Experimental Film – ARTnews.com

SURREALISM ENTERED INTO A MAGNETIC exchange with Négritude in the 1930s and 1940s. The former aimed to disorder conventional forms, liberate the imagination, and challenge the notion of objective reality while delving into the oneiric, mystical, and suppressed. The latter movement, meanwhile, advocated for the legitimacy, specificity, and autonomy of Black civilizations, worldviews, and cultures. In Surrealism, Négritude found a consonant spirit of grinning ...

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Sabrina Gschwandtner’s Film Quilts Renew Attention to Women Filmmakers – ARTnews.com

Sabrina Gschwandtner’s latest show at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Los Angeles, “Scarce Material,” performs an act of historical remediation, recovering the names and works of under-recognized women filmmakers of the silent era. Her “quilts” spliced and stitched together from fragments of footage taken from those artists’ century-old works attest to the long-standing suppression of women’s voices. They do so as vivid objects in their ...

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A local’s guide to Udine, Italy: modern art and film in an ancient former capital | Italy holidays

FoodWe are spoilt for eating out in Udine. Prices are reasonable, and Friulano cuisine is totally delicious. Don’t miss Al Vecchio Stallo, where I love the contrast of the two grizzled owners cracking jokes and speaking only Friulano with the cooks, who are two bubbly West African women well-versed in local cuisine. The food is totally traditional – frico (fried cheese), salami cooked with ...

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Dealer Vito Schnabel to Star as Fame-Seeking Fitness Expert in Film – ARTnews.com

Vito Schnabel (Before Night Falls), Julia Fox (Uncut Gems), and Steven Van Zandt (The Sopranos) have signed on to star in the dark comedy The Trainer, which Tony Kaye (American History X) is directing from a script by Schnabel and Jeff Solomon. In development for nearly a decade, The Trainer is based on an original story by Schnabel. The film unfolding over eight days of sleep-deprived chaos follows Jack (Schnabel), a down-on-his-luck ...

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Diante Singley Wins Frieze Los Angeles’s $10,000 Film Award – ARTnews.com

Diante Singley has taken this year’s Deutsche Bank Frieze Los Angeles Film Award, which recognizes an artist in the fair’s film section that this year is being hosted on Frieze’s website. Facilitated in collaboration with Ghetto Film School and Endeavor Content, a division of a similarly named holding company that has a majority stake in Frieze, the award comes with $10,000. Singley was recognized ...

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Josh Kline’s New Show in L.A. Centers on Film About Climate Change – ARTnews.com

Josh Kline’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, at the nonprofit West Hollywood exhibition space LAXART, centers on the U.S. premiere of Adaptation, a 10-minute film set in an eerie version of New York City that has been inundated by rising seas. Made with scale-model buildings and boats and shot on 16mm film, the work features a moody, melancholic score by electronic-music-maker Galcher Lustwerk ...

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Documentary King Ken Burns Is Working on an Epic Film About Leonardo da Vinci + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, February 17. NEED TO READ Trend Forecaster Warns of Impending “Vibe Shift” – Trend forecaster Sean Monahan, who cofounded the now-defunct art collective K-HOLE and helped coin the term “normcore,” has some solid predictions ...

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Film Directors to Contribute to Met Fashion Show—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE TOP JOB. Art institutions have been hiring leaders at a rapid clip lately. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art tapped Christopher Bedford, London’s Barbican Centre Claire Spencer, New York’s Socrates Sculpture Park Tamsin Dillon, and the National Museum of the American in D.C. Jorge Zamanillo. Just yesterday, SculptureCenter promoted curator at large Sohrab Mohebbi to its director’s chair. Now the Akron Art Museum in Ohio ...

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Kahlil Joseph to Develop ‘BLKNWS’ Video Installation Into Feature Film – ARTnews.com

BLKNWS (2018–), an acclaimed video installation by Kahlil Joseph, has been shown at museums and biennials worldwide. Now, it could be heading to a theater near you in the form of a feature-length film. In a cryptic announcement posted on social media on Wednesday, A24, the hit-making film distributor that put out Moonlight, Hereditary, and Minari, said it would release a feature-length version of ...

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