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REFLECTED PIXEL

Claude Cattelain
The camera is filming its reflection until it bumps it to reveal the next mirror ......
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IT WILL BE ALL RIGHT IF YOU COME AGAIN, ONLY NEXT TIME DON’T BRING ANY GEAR, EXCEPT A TEA KETTLE…

Johan Grimonprez
The multi-channel installation ‘It will be all right if you come again, only next time don’t bring any gear, except a tea kettle…’ (1994-2004) explores the creation of new mythologies in the wake of Western imperialism...
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ALPHA-ZULU

Edith Dekyndt
For this video Edith Dekyndt brought together images of all the flags she could find of nations worldwide, including the states the United Nations do not recognise, like Tibet, the states of the former USSR and the nomadic peoples. The flags are shown in alphabetical order at a constant pace of four images per second. A trip through the world, in the space of bary half a minute...

ART NOUVEAU IN BRUSSEL

Jef Cornelis
This is a small documentary on Art Nouveau in Brussels. Some examples are given, such as the Solvay Hotel built by the architect Horta and the pictures of Giovanni Wieser from the exhibition catalogue ‘Art Nouveau: Minor Masters’. Original broadcast date: 24/12/1971...

DREAMACHINE

Edith Dekyndt
Brion Gysin and Ian Sommerville conceived the Dreamachine at the beginning of the 60’s. It is the first object in history conceived to be viewed with closed eyes. The Dreamachine makes it possible to go down in Alpha brain waves, while remaining awake...

ORNAMENTE DES WILLENS

Koen Theys
Using the same images as in ‘Mediastudien (nach Heinrich Hoffmann)’, Koen Theys continues here in transforming Hitler’s body as a decorative ornament. The title is a combination of ‘Das Massornament’ by Siegfried Kracauer and ‘Triumph des Willens’ by Leni Riefenstahl. The piano was improvised in realtime with the projection of the video....

DONKEY SHOT

Stefan Bohnenberger
‘Donkey Shot’ was filmed with Super 8 on the way from Brussels to Marrakech. Freely inspired on Cervantes’ Don Quixote the story follows the adventures and mishaps of the infamous knight in a granular, playful and almost surreal style, through the eyes of his faithful donkey...
Poulliart, 2003-2004, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist Poulliart, 2003-2004, Angel Vergara Santiago © the artist

PATRICK POULLIART

Angel Vergara
Before the actual question is posed, Patrick Pouillard, who teaches drawing at the Ecole des Arts in Sint-Gillis, briefly elaborates on the difference between a school and an academy. He shares what the notion of freedom of the artist means for him, and is questioned about the comparative freedom of the artist who draws and the model who is drawn...

CONTEMPORARIES

Karen Vanderborght
‘Contemporaries’ is a video clip made for and inspired by the music of the Finnish lo-fi band Kiila. Like in the song, images bring a naïve message: “The people living around us are our contemporaries”. The beginning deconstructs the situation of the spectator (in the cinema, in life), looking at others. It ends in a childish play between music and image...

CONTAINER 07: OVER THEATRALITEIT

Jef Cornelis
A discussion about theatricality, starting from three concepts: the dramatic, the theatrical and the spectacular...