Liquid light visuals by Jurga Latvyte and Emma Sanderson, photo’s by Dainius Bendikas.
Music Documentary double bill
We’re playing around with a new format, double bills consisting of one icelandic and one international film of similar themes. More double bills coming!
This video features selections from films that will be screening at Kex Film Society for The Nordic Creative Commons Film Festival on September 1, 2013. More information about the event can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/210956899067257/
or here: http://events.nordicfilmfestival.cc/#!/events/35
We burst the liquid light bubble!
I found some audio files from an old art school experiment, where I asked ten people, a combination of friends and strangers to volunteer one minute of their time to talk about a photograph, a self portrait of Robert Mapplethorpe from 1983. I’ve rehashed them into a short video, merged with some hypnotic Icelandic snow …
After really enjoying creating Space Trash, a popular monthly film night in Sydney. I’ve decided to do it again in my new surroundings of Reykjavik.
Say hello to the shiny new Kex Film Society …. an independent screening project sponsored by Kex Hostel, curated by a committee. Kex Film Society plans to screen an eclectic range of films for its members, favouring independently made films and interesting, new contemporary work from Iceland and around the world. A Film Society is a not for profit organisation that screens films for its members.
This photo is from our first event, where we screened ‘Á annan veg’ (Either Way) (Trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4_bRFudcQE)
The very talented singer/songwriter/beat-boxer Lyall Moloney performed a solo show at The Vanguard in Sydney in 2012, and invited me to create an hour long visual backdrop to compliment his performance. All visuals were sourced from Prelinger Archives. This was the result …
My favourite part is at 24:00, the song ‘Play with Fire’ where I chose to feature archival footage of atomic bomb testing up close … surreal and moving footage. Check it out.