film³ [‘kju:bIk fIlm]

New Cubic Films from the Netherlands

Edited by Anna Abrahams, Claartje Opdam, and Mariska Graveland

Edited by Anna Abrahams, Claartje Opdam, and Mariska Graveland

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

392 pages | 100 halftones | 8 x 6
Cloth $43.95 ISBN: 9789089641991 Published July 2010 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

In 2004 the Filmbank and the Filmmuseum in Amsterdam published mm2: Experimental Film in the Netherlands, a survey of the classical avant-garde film in the Netherlands. Since then, the media landscape has undergone major changes, and a generation of directors offering fresh perspectives and innovative techniques has emerged. These new developments are the motivation behind film3. The editors bring together eleven in-depth interviews with young Dutch visual artists in which they discuss their work and motivation, examine avant-garde filmmaking in the Netherlands during the past decade, and forecast the future of the genre. 

Contents
Foreword
Introduction

Record/Play
Interviews by Anna Abrahams
   Rosa Barba: Close to a catastrophe
   Renzo Martens: No make believe
   Sietske Tjallingii: The B-side
   Roel Wouters: Making your own tools
   Guido van der Werve: Piano chess
   Telcosystems: Outside the bandwidth
   Daya Cahen; Among Ours
   Jan de Bruin: Impulsiveness
   Tijmen Hauer: Ouch!
   Joost van Veen: Gold from lead
   Nora Martirosyan: Bringing a cup of tea to your lips

Rewind
A loosened and unpredictable reel
   by Tina Bastajian

Fast forward
Conversations with machines
   by Joost Rekveld

Pause
Anthology of cubic films from De Filmbank's collection
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