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FEARS TEARS

Charley Case
Fear and tears are brought to a young woman’s initially relaxed face through Charley Case’s rythmic manipulations. As the image turns darker and darker, the woman’s face is barely discernible any more. Fears Tears is part of the project NOW WON....

METEOR HAND

Messieurs Delmotte
This work is part of the series UNDO / REDO...
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SCISSORS

Messieurs Delmotte
Armed with two pairs of scissors, Messieurs Delmotte works on a tree’s new hair style....

PORTRAIT OF KARL MARX AS A YOUNG GOD

Gernot Wieland
Portrait of Karl Marx as a young god is an absurd documentary about (political) desire. The film consists of collages and drawings with voice over comments by a telephone speaker. The images visualize specific historical reminiscences from recent German history, while the voice over extends and counteracts these images with a multitude of absurd and humorous interpretations....
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THE MENDI

Steve Reinke
Different ‘voices’ always occupy Reinke’s work. Though Reinke’s voice-over is very personal, authorial identity is dispersed. He invites us to look reflexively – to ask hard questions about ourselves, our desires, and our relationships to images...

LA MORT D'UNE POULE

Jacques Louis Nyst
Recorded in the Nysts’ living-room during a rainy day, this video marks the introduction of colour (in this case green) in the previously black and white universe of the Nysts’ videos. 'La mort d’une poule' shows a top hat held in the air thanks to the help of a stick...

BUSBY BERKELEY'S VILLAGE

Koen Theys
Busby Berkeley became famous as a director of Hollywood musicals in the 1920’s en ’30’s. He was often seen as the opposite of Fred Astaire because for him the individuality of his dancers was unimportant...
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FIREWORKS

Messieurs Delmotte
In a field, Delmotte lights two fireworks attached to sticks. He holds the sticks in his hands while the fireworks go off and makes a few spins. Offscreen people shout and whistle. This work is part of the series Brokendown Dream...

HET RAADSEL VAN DE SFINKS

Jef Cornelis
The work of architect Charles Vandenhove is an exploration of architecture in its fundamental simplicity and inevitable variety of form. His work, and in addition today’s architecture, is explained in the Liège Hotel Torrentius, a mansion from the 16th century being renovated, and this document’s focal point...

VIDÉO RELATIONNELLE (1973 - 1974): LA POIGNÉE DE PORTE

Jacques Lennep
A door-handle is filmed with a steady camera. Within a few seconds, it becomes clear that the image is a trompe-l'oeuil in the surrealist Belgian tradition....