Horrorism for Beginners, Beginners for Horrorism
2522 SE Clinton St
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About This Screening
In this one-night program, Berlin-based OJOBOCA will present a selection of films and projector performances that demonstrates the collective’s practice of Horrorism, "a simulated method of inner and outer transformation.” OJOBOCA’s films and performances are as rich in visual and sensory texture as they are in drawing upon and inspiring an imaginative and creative spirit. Taking place 3000 years in the future and featuring a cast of jungle-dwelling gnomes, La Gente Perra is a film based on fragments of a story by the Colombian writer, Gomati D. Wahn. The collective’s penchant for representing phantasmagoric stories and images continues with “Wolkenschatten,” a narrated slideshow composed of remnant images that eerily document the mysterious disappearance of an entire German town in the 1980s. The program concludes with two projection performances and will be followed by a conversation with the artists.
Filmmakers Juan David Gonzalez Monroy and Anja Dornieden will also be conducting a workshop with our friends at the Northwest Film Center's School of Film:
In Direct Contact: Printing Images & Objects onto 16mm Film
Sunday, April 19, 10am – 5pm
Tuition: $65 (includes film stock and processing) The theory and practice of copying images of all kinds onto 16mm film, and how they transform in motion. Using flashlights and color print film, learn to copy Super 8mm, 16mm and 35mm negative or positive footage onto 16mm. Imprint the shapes of diverse materials (such as crystals, color gels, fabric, stencils etc.) to create 16mm photograms. Explore tinting and toning techniques. Using color reversal chemistry, exposed film will be hand-processed throughout the day on site. Experiment to see how different printed images transform when projected. Please bring in materials to play with such as lace, threads, salts, dried seaweed, foils, 35mm slides, flowers, feathers, dead insects, leaves and film negatives or positives. Pre-requisites: Some film processing experience is recommended but not required.
Gente Perra2014, 16mm, b&w and color, sound, 25 min.
Wolkenschatten2014, 16mm, color, sound, 15 min.
Now I Want to Laugh2014, 16mm, color, sound, 20 min.
Apocalypse For You2014, 16mm, color, sound, 20 min.