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UNITED STATES | 90 minutes | 2015

Experimental “reanimation” that recontextualizes printed images from the 1960s in unexpected ways. This hypnotic, animated pop-art collage has twelve distinct chapters. It is the culmination of a decade of work in the archives of artist Lewis Klahr, spanning a 30-year period. Its oblique 60s culture-inspired plot, constructed from comic strips, fotonovelas and magazines, is by turns erotic, seductive and sinister. Intimately linked with mass culture, this bold work employs complex superimpositions and references to Greek mythology to reconcile the unfathomable and the human condition.

Programs

Thursday October 6, 2016

Program #19
17:00
Pavillon Judith-Jasmin annexe (Salle Jean-Claude Lauzon)

Sunday October 9, 2016

Program #110
21:00
Pavillon Judith-Jasmin annexe (Salle Jean-Claude Lauzon)

Lewis Klahr

No biography

LEWIS KLAHR
SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY

Super 8 and 16mm

Picture Books For Adults 1983-85 8 films 34:44 Super 8 sound B&W and color

Deep Fishtank Birding 1983 2:58
Enchantment 1983 3:22
Pulls 1985 3:30
What’s Going on here, Joe? 1984 4:12
The River Sieve 1985 4:42
Candee’s 16! 1984 3:02
Deep Fishtank Too 1985 4:24
1966 1984 8:34

Her Fragrant Emulsion 1987 10:36 16mm color sound
Blown up from Super 8

Tales of the Forgotten Future 1988-1991 12 films 135:46
Super 8 B&W Color Sound & Silent

Part One: The Morning Films 33:44 B&W, sound
Lost Camel Intentions 1988 10:09
For the Rest of Your Natural Life 1988 8:38
In the Month of Crickets 1988 14:57

Part Two: Five O’clock Worlds 28:27 Color, Sound
The Organ Minder’s Gronkey 1990 14:53
Hi-Fi Cadets 1989 11:16
Verdant Sonar 1990 2:18

Part Three: Mood Opulence 34:04 Sound
Cartoon Far 1990 6:08 color
Yesterday’s Glue 1990 14:16 B&W
Elevator Music 1991 13:40 color

Part Four: Right Hand Shade 38:23 Silent
Station Drama 1990 13:35 B&W
The Life of Naomi Lang 1991 20:49 B&W and Color
Actuality 1991 3:59 B&W

Engram Sepals
(Melodramas 1993-2000) 16mm 81:27 color & B&W sound

Altair 1995 8min.
Engram Sepals 2000 6:22
Elsa Kirk 1999 5:16
Pony Glass 1997 14:50
Govinda 1999 23:33
Downs Are Feminine 1993 9:54
A Failed Cardigan Maneuver 1999 13:32



The Aperture of Ghostings (1999-2001) 13:05 16mm color sound

Elsa Kirk 1999 5:18
Catherine Street 2001 3:11
Creased Robe Smile 2001 4:36

Daylight Moon (A Quartet) 2002-04 41:21 16mm sound color

Valise 2004 15:18
Hard Green 2004 5:10
Soft Ticket 2004 7:42
Daylight Moon 2002 13:11

The Two Minutes To Zero Trilogy 2003-2004 32:13 16mm color sound

Two Days To Zero 2004 22:35
Two Hours To Zero 2004 8:32
Music by Rhys Chatham “Guitar Trio”
Two Minutes To Zero 2003 1:06
Music by Glenn Branca an excerpt from “The Ascension”


Take Me Tonight-- 1985 3m super 8 color sound
The Nightengale's Fisted Wave-- 1985 blow up super 8 to 16mm
City Film super 8 1992 17min. Super 8 color silent
The Pharaoh’s Belt 1994 43min. color, sound 16mm
Music by Last Forever
Whirligigs in the Late Afternoon 1996 25min. color silent 16mm
Lulu 1996 3:24 color sound 16mm
Green ‘62 1996 6 min. silent color


DIGITAL VIDEO

Antigenic Drift 2007 17min. Color Sound
Music by Rhys Chatham

The Diptherians: Episode Two—The Rhythm That Forgets Itself
2008 14:45 Color Sound with Kate Valk, Willem Dafoe and Henry Stram Music by Tom Recchion

Well Then There Now 13.5 2011 script and music by John Zorn


Prolix Satori (an ongoing open ended series)


False Aging 14:45 2008 Color Sound

The Couplets
April Snow 2010 10min
A Thousand Julys 6.5min 2010
Nimbus Smile 8:30 2009
Nimbus Seeds 8:30 2009
Cumulonimbus 9:30 2010
Sugar Slim Says 7:20 2010
Wednesday Morning Two A.M. 6:30 2009

The Rain Couplets (2012 14:30)
Kiss The Rain 2012 6m & The Street of Everlasting Rain 2012 8:30

The Pettifogger 65 2011 65min

Album 2012 33m

Mercury 2009 55seconds
L.A. 2011 3:20 Music by Gabriel Kahane
The Moon Has Its Reasons 2012 3m
Open Eye Sleep 2012 2:45
Color Diary (Sketch) 2:25 2013
The Occidental Hotel 26m 2014


66
Episode 1-- Ichor 5min. 2013
Music: Mark Anthony Thompson Narration: Andrea Leblanc

Episode 2-- Orphacles 5min 2013
Music: Mark Anthony Thompson Narration: Andrea Leblanc

Episode 3-- Helen of T 6min 2013

Episode 4-- Erigone's Daughter 2014 15m
Music Josh Rosen, performed by 3 Play

Episode 5-- Mars Garden 2014 5m

Episode 6-- Saturn's Diary 2014

Episode 7-- Ambrosia 2014

Episode 8-- August 19, 1966 (Jupiter Sends A Message) 2014

Episode 9-- Lip Print (Venus) 2012

Episode 10-- The Silver Age 2015

Episode 11-- Mercury 2015

Episode 12-- Lethe 2009 21.5m






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