8 de octubre de 2013

From found footage to lyrical film

Triple exposición (2012)

From found footage to lyrical film
Microscope Gallery: 12th october 2013. 7pm.

Microscope is very pleased to welcome Spanish filmmaker Albert Alcoz to the gallery for the first time in person for a solo screening of his new and recent film works including manipulated found footage works and original Super 8mm. Alcoz’s appropriations – a B-movie Sci-Fi feature, home movies, a series of soda ads, and a classic World War II documentary – have been transformed in format and material, with several involving chemical dissolutions to distort the original photographic textures. The artist’s original Super 8 films (all shot in camera, some in color and others in b&w) offer silent impressions and accelerations of the cities and natural environments around him. Alcoz previously curated a program of Spanish filmmakers during our first season and his own films have been shown in several Microscope screening programs..

Film transfers to video (20 min.):

Send me a copy (2011) 5 min. video. music.
Home movie holes (2009) 3 min. 8 mm / video. sound
14 x 14 (2012) 3 min. 16 mm / video. sound. Made in collaboration with Alberto Cabrera Bernal
Weird War (2011) 9 min. super 8 / video. sound

Super 8 mm films (35 min.):

Preludio / Prelude (2011) 3 min. super 8 . silent
Ciudades / Cities (2008-2012) 12 min. super 8. silent
Enfoque natural I, II & III / Natural focus I, II & III (2012-13) 10 min. super 8. silent
Triple exposición / Triple exposure (2013) 10 min. super 8. silent

Enfoque natural I, II & III (2012)

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