By Brian Holmes at the posted on [iDC] listserv.
"How do you get capitalism into the psyche, and how do you get
the psyche into capital?" asks the philosopher Jean-Joseph Goux.
Drawing on key insights from Gramsci, Simmel and Benjamin -- and
radicalizing the work of film critic Christian Metz in the
process -- Jonathan Beller gives this quite astonishing reply:
Ministry of Culture, Russian Federation
National Center for Contemporary Arts, Ekaterinburg branch in collaboration with International Fine Arts Consortium and Perpetual Art Machine (PAM)
Walking a Fine Line
Parables of the Sublime and the Subversive in Russian Video Art.
Curated by: Ksenia Fedorova and Alisa Prudnikova
January 9 (Friday), 7:30pm
58 N 3rd St. (btw. Kent & Wythe), Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11211
The program showcases the recent Russian video art works that reflect complex and controversial attitude towards the phenomenon of the sublime in Russian culture and mentality. Artists confront mystification and sacralization, engagement and spiritual detachment with strategies ranging from epatage to derision, eccentricity, and radical activism. Whom to blame? What to do? The viewer is invited to ponder upon these and other perennial “Russian” questions and find his/her own “fine line” of authentic response.
Please join us at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center in Washington DC for the East Coast debut of Christina McPhee's Carrizo-Parkfield Diaries.
CHRISTINA McPHEE | Carrizo-Parkfield Diaries
Environmental video installation videos /three channel/ Scope Miami 2006 at Gansevoort Hotel South Beach December 6 to 10 2006
Janet Biggs http://www.jbiggs.com/
Christina McPhee http://www.christinamcphee.net/la_conchita.html
Andrea Juan http://www.espacioft.org.ar/exposicion/links_internos/andrea-juan/index....
curated by Lee Wells http://www.leewells.org
I'm in Split, Croatia for the Split Festival of New Film. This is the eleventh season. You might call this, "the little festival that could." It's not as well known as the E.M.A.F or V.I.P.E.R or the other film and media festivals around Europe. Split does have a habit of taking chances. Branko Karabatic, the festival head states that he started the festival with three other friends. They named it the festival of "New Film" as a riff off "Expanded Cinema" ala Gene Youngblood and Exploded Cinema which is a term used in Amsterdam to talk about "Media Art."