Re: [Frameworks] Research into Experimental Film and Video

From: Ekrem Serdar <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 21:29:26 -0500

Oo, I like this thread. But!

 "I think it would also be a little foolish of me to 'blindly' watch
experimental films willy nilly and expect to understand them"

Oh, I don't know about that. Blind is good. Plus, you're not actually blind.

That being said:

This one's a whole lotta fun to read: On the Camera Arts and Consecutive
Hollis Frampton.

For example, for experimental cinema from India, or rather, Cinema of
Prayoga, this would be appropriate: Cinema of

An older (than Visionary Film) overview of the scene is actually a free pdf
now on - An Introduction to American Underground
Film<> by
Sheldon Renan

This is a thick tome of a book, with lots of writings by all the folk who
were once or still are there, purdy pictures, and makes a good weapon: Buffalo

This is a short, sweet essay: Devotional
Nathaniel Dorsky.

-ekrem serdar
austin, tx

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