Directed by Peter Care, Johnny YesNo was an instant cult hit, in no small part by its hallucinatory Cabaret Voltaire soundtrack.
The great imitator Mike Bidlo, a key figure of the appropriationist movement, takes on Andy Warhol’s Factory in this 1984 video clip.
The 2012 exclusive debut of Spanish filmmaker Julieta Triangular’s first short narrative endeavor, Huérfanos de Astronautas (Astronaut Orphans).
Inspired by Homer’s Odyssey, Maddin’s Keyhole is a noirish haunted house movie shot on 16mm and Super-8mm.
For fans of the film, Decoder, here is a shared cinematic universe of Derek Jarman’s 1983 Super-8mm collaborative short, Pirate Tape. Re-coded at the corrected speed, it stars William S. Burroughs & FM Einheit with sound by Psychic TV, who at that time featured: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Peter Christopherson (Sleazy of COIL), Geoffrey Nigel Laurence Rushton (Jhonn Balance of COIL), Alex Fergusson (of Alternative TV), John Gosling (of Zos Kia), and Paula P-Orridge.
Over the years, WAX or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees, the first film to be transmitted on the internet, has become a cyberpunk keystone and is still viewable online in an ever-evolving interactive experience at WAXWEB. Now, a spiritual sequel to WAX titled: The Telepathic Motion Picture of The Lost Tribes.
In her phenomenal 2010 performance piece, “Chocolate,” Wawrzyniak enlisted her spouse to drown her in chocolate syrup. The resulting 9-minute video provides a simultaneously discomfiting and thrilling viewing experience.
Watch the First Two Entirely Native American Silent Films, The Daughter Of Dawn (1920), and In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914)
The only surviving footage of The Mechanical Man, a rare Italian silent Sci-Fi film from 1921, directed and written by André Deed.
Theodore `Ted´ Judd Serios is a thoughtographer. He can psychically “burn” images from his mind onto photosensitive surfaces. That is a rare ability, and it made Ted famous in the 1960s, when he first performed in a series of experiments supervised by the psychiatrist Jule Eisenbud.
Peter Whitehead caught the world’s top poetic intellects in what was called Great Britain’s first full-scale “happening.”
Like most cult film, David Blair‘s 1991 cyberpunk odyssey WAX or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees carries a world of odd trivia and unexpected connections behind it.
DARK LIGHT – Documentary Showcases the Art of Blind Photographers. Often relegated to a realm of gimmick and novelty, blind photography is rarely exhibited outside the realms of its nature.
Wynne Greenwood‘s one-woman punk performance art act, Tracy + the Plastics, consists of three characters (all played by Greenwood) enacted through multimedia performance of video and music.
HALL OF ICE – Diego Barrera’s New Video for Lebanon Hanover Avant-garde duo Diego Barrera and Julieta Triangular form Celestial Twins Productions, a cinematic collaboration filled with ghostly seduction. These Spanish newcomers’ shorts and music videos have hailed comparisons to Alejandro Jodorowsky, Kenneth Anger, Ira Cohen, Maya Deren, amongst others, and have collaborated…
We spoke to Fandor CEO Dan Aronson about their latest project, Journey Into Film, a thematically concentrated and curated series.
Social media is used to connect but concurrently serves as a disconnect from social life outside of the virtual world.
1966 film from director Dick Fontaine starring Rahshaan Roland Kirk, John Cage, David Tudor, and Merce Cunningham.
William E. Jones has a history of smartly appropriating or deconstructing footage.
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