From: Gary Thomas (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Sep 11 2009 - 01:54:05 PDT
or 'channel' as we say to our arts council here in Englang...
We are pleased to announce that the 'launch' issue of Engine is now
A new digital channel exploring the intersection and crossover
between diverse areas of independent moving image practice.
Engine is a unique and provocative space - to encounter, engage with,
and discuss, different creative and critical ideas.
Our rolling editorial will include interviews, features, films,
trailers, slideshows and lots more visual content. And we're
encouraging contribution, comment and debate.
Highlights on Engine now, or coming soon include...
Our Jarman Award coverage - interviews with the shortlisted artists,
and reminiscences from people who knew the man himself.
Interviews - filmed and written - with: Vicki Bennett, Ben Rivers,
George Barber, The Otilith Group, Max Hattler, Clio Barnard, Oliver
Harrison, Centre of Attention, Aura Satz, Shona Illingworth, Hilary
Powell, Bruce La Bruce, Run Wrake, Carol Morley..and many more...
Jen McLachlan writes on The State of: Screen Based Dance, and
nominates her 7 Wonders of screen dance.
Canadian critic Rosemary Heather looks at Jib Kidderís work, and asks
what the implications of YouTube for contemporary art and its audience.
Brussels based curator Maria Palacios Cruz reflects on Contour 2009,
an exhibition of artistsí moving image presented in historic buildings.
George Clark writes on Duncan Campbell and the mediated archive, and
nominates 7 Wonders of found footage films.
Helen de Witt on Sexploitation
Gareth Evans writes on memory, culture, and film.
Matt Hanson, onedotzero founder and author of the End of Celluloid,
writes on on future moving image and the idea of the networked creator.
Three films by students at London College of Communication that
respond to the holdings of The Stanley Kubrick Archives, along with
interviews with the filmmakers.
We talk to William Fowler, curator at the BFI Archive, about their
artistsí film and video collection.
Angela Kingston on a project where artist filmmakers collaborate with
young adults with disabilities.
Engine is supported by the UK Film Councilís Publications Fund.
Animate Projects is supported by the National Lottery through Arts
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.