Re: NYC Screening Tonight

From: Tony Conrad (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Oct 20 2007 - 15:07:12 PDT

Hi Caroline--------

Sorry I'll miss it. This time I'm in Buffalo!


Quoting Caroline Koebel <email suppressed>:

> NYC Frameworkers: would be great to see some of you tonight, CK
> New York - Millennium Film Workshop - 66 E. 4th Street
> Saturday, October 20, 8PM, $8
> Situated at a crossroads, City Film Berlin is a multidirectional
> program of
> new cinema by Caroline Koebel. The filmmaker shot the two featured
> titles
> Berlin Warszawa Express and Alex, Wait! while living as a pregnant
> artist in
> Berlin. These works traverse performance and film, documentation and
> intervention, seriality and narrative, rhythm and stillness, tourist
> snapshot and meditative portrait, the city film genre and conceptual
> art.
> They re-site the kino eye in the protruding belly, the filmmaker
> becoming a
> visible body and a body of vision. Inverse to Walter Ruttmannšs
> Berlin:
> Symphony of A City in which the camera was hidden in order to capture
> the
> metropolis in its authenticity, in these films the spectacle of the
> filmmaker as public maternal body casts shadow enough on the camera
> in
> effect to conceal it.
> The program also includes a collaboration with Katherine Crockett of
> the
> Martha Graham Dance Company, a reenactment of a 1968 action by Valie
> Export
> and Peter Weibel starring Tony Conrad and Bernadette Wegenstein, and
> two
> 16mm shorts.
> Full Program:
> __________________________________________________________________
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

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