From: Mark McElhatten (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 18:24:57 PDT
As has been the case since it's inception, the New York Film Festival's
Views from the Avant- Garde website is a continuous work in progress,
The majority of text and images have gone up since the initial posting
on Frameworks with many significant additions and changes added in the
last three days.
So you may want to look at the website again at:
In this years 11th Annual Views from the Avant Garde we are showing 15
artists who are being included in Views for the first time. This
includes artists such as Alexandra Cuestra ( Recordando El
Ayer) Laida Lertxundi ( Footnotes to A House of Love) Ben Rivers ( with
5 different pieces) Damon Packard ( SpaceDisco- One) Olivier Fouchard
and Mahine Rouhi ( Tahousse) Jonathan Schwartz ( with 5 new pieces)
Scott Puccio ( The Film of A Thousand And One Nights and a Night Volume
Two) Harun Farocki, Pedra Costa, Eugene Green ( Memories) and
We are are also including events with live performances of music with
the renowned violinist Malcolm Goldstein ( with Daichi Saito's film All
That Rises) and Rick Reed ( with Ken Jacobs' Nervous Magic Lantern
performances. Ben Rivers film Black and White Trypps Number Three
includes an original soundtrack by Lightning Bolt and third ear
musician Joseph Grimm.And the world premiere piece by Lewis Klahr
entitled Antigenic Drift features new music by Rhys Chatham.
In addition there are World Premeires of pieces by Phil Solomon (
making his first New York appearance in 5 years) David Gatten, Jeanne
Liotta, Luther Price,Ken Jacobs, Vincent Grenier, Jim Jennings. Ernie
Gehr, Michael Robinson, Helga Fanderl , Fred Worden, and many others as
well as the premieres of New Preservation Prints of selected films by
Robert Breer ( additional films not listed on the program will be shown
) blown up to 35mm under the auspices of Anthology Film Archives.
Remember also that related solo programs by Phil Solomon, Michael
Robinson and Fred Worden will be presented at The Walking Picture
Palace at Anthology Film Archives
( October 4 - 10) along with special program with Betzy Bromberg ( A
Darkness Swallowed) and Bruce McClure and the New York premiere of the
notorious Foggy Mountains Break Down More than Non Foggy Mountains by
Jessie Stead with all the artist appearing in person.
Also featured in the Walking Picture Palace programs: premieres by
Ariana Hamidi ( A Covenant Adam), Ben Rivers ( This is My Land) and
newly completed pieces by Leslie Thornton and many others to be
30 of the participating artists will be in attendance at the screenings
on October 6 and 7 at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.