Light and Time
Chicago Filmmakers

Event begins at 5pm film and video screening at 7pm followed by live electronic transmissions and computer "Film Train"
"Metal film magnetic tape cathode tubes living bodies, plastic, glass computer; these are materials of cinema, the secondary materials. They provide means to work with the basic materials of cinema-light and time. It is only light and time that link all forms of cinema: past present and future.


10/28/1998 - 10/29/1998

5:00/7:00pm


Event begins at 5pm film and video screening at 7pm followed by live electronic transmissions and computer "Film Train"

"Metal film magnetic tape cathode tubes living bodies, plastic, glass computer; these are materials of cinema, the secondary materials. They provide means to work with the basic materials of cinema-light and time. It is only light and time that link all forms of cinema: past present and future.

This two-day event will electronically thread together film video installation and live tele-image and fax-performance transmission. Thought-provoking, irreverent, informational, historical and contemporary works will be showcased by artists using what some consider low-tech or antiquated equipment such as; optical printers analog image processors, Mac Plus, Amiga and PCjr computers. On each day there will be four time arts events starting with a film and video screening featuring: Scott Bartlet, Barbara Hammer, Tom DeWitt, James Whitney, Ed Emshwiller, Robert Daniel Flowers, Paul Glabicki Peter Foldes Sean Capone, Carolyn Juarez, Jim Flannery and others. A live tele-image and fax-performance transmission) video projected) will take place with artists: Eduardo Kac, Simone Osthoff and Rachel Jackson, just to name a few. Concurrently on display through out each evening will be kinetic, robotic, filmic, holographic and computer installations by artists; Jno Cook, John Manning, Chris Csikszentmihalyi, Judith Artouxx and Ariana Gerstein. Lastly, there will be a film screening of an electronically generated "Film Train" (one hour max) of computer animation downloaded from a cast of thousands living and breathing on the information superhighway.

Director
Scott Bartlet, Barbara Hammer, Tom DeWitt, James Whitney, Ed Emshwiller, Robert Daniel Flowers, Paul Glabicki Peter Foldes Sean

Performers
Jno Cook, John Manning, Chris Csikszentmihalyi, Judith Artouxx and Ariana Gerstein

Tags: Film, American, 1994