Madi Piller. Memories Engraved with Light

Madi Piller. Memories Engraved with Light

Experimenting with the material and trying to find new images plays a major role in most of your films. Where does that come from? Well, one looks for a way to express things. I always thought: if you have a camera, and you buy a lens for it, all your pictures will...

Bill Brand. Creating and Preserving

Bill Brand. Creating and Preserving

You’re a filmmaker and a preservationist, or, as you have said yourself, “an accidental preservationist”. How did you start preserving and restoring film? When I started making films, my first jobs were in animation, with an animator camera. That led me to thinking...

Mark Toscano. Two Passions, One Destiny

Mark Toscano. Two Passions, One Destiny

How did you get to specialize in experimental films? I’ve been a film lover since I was pretty young. And most people that get very passionate about film usually start with the more obvious stuff, the classics, or the new exciting movies when you’re young, and that...

Ross Lipman. The Crossroads Experience

Ross Lipman. The Crossroads Experience

How you came up with the idea of the kind of performative lecture you’ll be offering? I’ve always been very inspired by the long tradition of illustrated lectures, which goes back many hundreds of years, within film history. But within history, you have also the...

Azucena Losana. Do It Yourself

Azucena Losana. Do It Yourself

How did you start working with analogue media, more precisely with super 8? I started working with analogue formats in Mexico, with La Trinchera, an art collective that later led to the foundation of LEC with Morris Trujillo and Elena Pardo. We mainly developed art...

Jeannette Muñoz. An Infinite Process

Jeannette Muñoz. An Infinite Process

You always talk about your work as a process of bringing film fragments together, as if creating a piece that is always in progress. What’s the role of this in your art? That’s something that has to do with my early activity as an analogue photographer. Not in the...

Stefano Canapa. Visualizing Sound

Stefano Canapa. Visualizing Sound

Stefano Canapa discusses with us his exploration of sound in his work: we talk about his performance Wavelength –along with the sound artist Antoine Birot– and his film The Sound Drifts, included in our program Old Friends, New Friends (Viejos y nuevos amigos)....