SIXPACKFILM “BODY GAMES”. WORD OF MARA MATTUSCHKA

SIXPACKFILM “BODY GAMES”. WORD OF MARA MATTUSCHKA

For this 12th edition of (S8), Dietmar Schwärzler –an outstanding representative of the Austrian cooperative and distribution company of experimental film sixpackfilm– has curated a program where artist Mara Mattuschka and her “corporeal” cinema is given a special...

TOMONARI NISHIKAWA. FIRST EXHIBITION

TOMONARI NISHIKAWA. FIRST EXHIBITION

In 2020, during the lockdown months, we exchanged several emails with Tomonari Nishikawa –an interview that would eventually materialize in the Camera Obscura episode that we devoted to his work. Down below you’ll find part of those exchanges, where Nishikawa tells us...

DEBORAH S. PHILLIPS’ FANTASTIC MOSAIC

DEBORAH S. PHILLIPS’ FANTASTIC MOSAIC

Down below we share with you an excerpt of the interview Especies de espacios with Deborah S. Phillips made by Francisco Algarín Navarro for Lumière, where they discuss the creative process of her monumental and hallucinating film Mosaïc. What was the relationship...

JEAN-CLAUDE ROUSSEAU. FOUNDING MOMENTS

JEAN-CLAUDE ROUSSEAU. FOUNDING MOMENTS

On the occasion of this 12th edition, (S8) brings to us an illustrated lecture by Jean-Claude Rousseau, during which the French filmmaker will present and analyze a selection of films that connect with his own works in different ways –pieces by Vigo, Duras, Akerman,...

JODIE MACK. POPULAR ABSTRACTIONS

JODIE MACK. POPULAR ABSTRACTIONS

This year one of the episodes of Camera Obscura is devoted to Jodie Mack, who visited the festival back in 2014 with her program Let Your Light Shine. On the occasion of this new encounter with her work, we bring back a conversation we had with her regarding her...

BAICC 3rd edition concludes: Interview to Valentina Alvarado

BAICC 3rd edition concludes: Interview to Valentina Alvarado

The first International Artist Residencies for Film Creation – BAICC started in 2017 thanks to the support of AC/E and the LIFT, reaffirming the strong commitment of the Mostra with supporting production and artistic creation in alternative spaces. After this...

Ana Domínguez and Ángel Rueda. Ten Years of a Utopia

Ana Domínguez and Ángel Rueda. Ten Years of a Utopia

When, how, and why did you come up with the idea of creating a festival? Ana Domínguez: We were tired of working according to commercial models of cinema and television. We’d been there for a while, I was part of the art department (set, atrezzo). It’s a job that one...

Malcolm Le Grice. Let the Spectator Work

Malcolm Le Grice. Let the Spectator Work

The Co-op + Creating & Exhibiting Art My background, my influences were not from film, from cinema. I mean, I knew cinema very well, and in London, as a student, I saw all the Godard, Antonioni… the new-wave, and the supposed advanced cinema, but I wasn’t so...

Charlotte Pryce. Alchemy in Motion

Charlotte Pryce. Alchemy in Motion

Painting and Natural History When I was making artwork, originally I was interested in painting. But then I felt that painting was too static, and somehow the end result was not reflective of all the processes of thinking that were going on in my mind, obviously, in...