The Free Radicals programme is intended as a space for films of creative and innovative challenge; a place to play and explore the boundaries.
Lady of Souls
Every day, at dusk, the Lady of Souls walks around the village performing a ritual: stopping at the corners, she rings a bell and intones a psalmody dedicated to dead.
Using animation, sound warping and time shifts this video runs forwards and backwards looking for forgotten details, mimicking the memories are replayed in the mind.
A meditative exploration of one day spent in Rutba in late 2002, just before the invasion of Iraq.
A three channel video work consisting of appropriation and reconstruction of images and sequences from films by Jules Marey, Pudovkin and Kulechov.
Rome By Night
A strangely familiar landscape that resembles the universe, unfolds. Shot entirely on the human body, the film seeks vastness in the closest detail, the infinite in the finite.
The film aims at the emottions of the spectator as the Charles-Bonnet-Syndrome is to be found in the heart of the film enthusiast as well.
All things truly wicked start from an innocence – Ernest Hemingway.
Source material is a found footage super-8 film. The visual carrier was attacked in a multitude of ways. It was scratched, cut open and violated.