Re: Frameworks Decade and Beyond

From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 24 2007 - 11:59:14 PST

I ask that people write about video and film and not be bound by
these restrictions. If the restrictions inhibit the
discussion to an extent where it becomes a dead sea of grainy
memories - how does that serve experimental avant garde filmmakers
who also
capture images on video? Not very well, I'm afraid.

> I would ask that people keep discussions about video in check in the
> spirit of why this forum was created. Frameworks remains, both in
> terms of
> the archived discussions and some of the more recent threads, a forum
> dedicated to the art of "film" in its various formats. This
> distinction is
> an important one, regardless of technological developments. And while
> there are many forums related to purely technical aspects of video
> as well
> as video art, there are very few about film which are as broad in
> scope
> and as passionate (and all that comes with this) as Frameworks.
> Where else can you find out about new preservation efforts,
> thoughts on
> recent and past European art films, technical questions (and answers),
> ideas on how to exhibit and distribute challenging films, discussions
> about how Canyon and other coops have operated or should consider
> operating, notes/reviews of new exp films, calls for new work,
> announcements of symposiums and meetings, etc, etc ?
> -Alain
> ================
> Alain LeTourneau
> Pamela Minty
> 425 SE 3rd, #400
> Portland, OR 97214
> United States
> +1 503 231 6548
> Skype ID: frames40
> email suppressed
> __________________________________________________________________
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.