Expanded Cinema: Apparatus and Methodology
hosted by Alex MacKenzie
Sunday, July 30th 2023
2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Explore the original engine of expanded cinema, the projector. Learn how to work with 16mm projection devices to allow an expansion of their potential and a re-purposing of their function. Light, lens, focal plane, film gate, speed, shutter, motor, bulb, and screen will all be examined with live examples and an up-close and hands-on approach.
Try out various techniques and gain a better understanding of how these elements work both separately and in tandem for a demystification of the primary instrument of the motion picture.
Workshop will be held in English.
(30€ filmkoop members)
Alex MacKenzie is a Canadian west-coast based media artist, designer, teacher, curator and writer,primarily focused on analog film and the hand-processed image. He creates works of expanded cinema, light projection installation, and projector performance. His films and performances have been presented at festivals, art galleries and underground spaces worldwide including Rotterdam, Oberhausen, EXiS (Seoul), Lightcone(Paris), Kino Arsenal (Berlin), LA Film Forum, San Francisco Exploratorium, Shapeshifters (Oakland),Microscope Gallery (New York), Centro de Cultura CDMX, Western Front Vancouver, Winnipeg Cinematheque, Pleasuredome Toronto, Cinematheque Quebecois, and many others.
Supported by Stadt Wien and Bundesministerium für Kunst, Kultur, öffentlichen Dienst und Sport.
Die Veranstaltung ist Teil unseres Jahresprogramms und wird gefördert durch die Kulturabteilung der Stadt Wien (MA7) das BMKÖS und den 2. Bezirk Leopoldstadt.