Jefre-Cantu Ledesma & Paul Clipson (AE)

Panorama 2: Synescopic (63 min)
MUTEK 2012, montreal

Cinéma Excentris 01/06/2012

Paul Clipson has shown his films internationally in various galleries, festivals and performance venues throughout the U.S., Europe, Russia and Japan, screening work at the Rotterdam Film Festival, the Cinémathèque Française and the New York Film Festival. He works primarily in Super 8mm film, collaborating on live performances and installations with sound artists and musicians.

Berlin-based artist and multi-instrumentalist Jefre-Cantu Ledesma is a founding member of Tarentel, a member of the Alps, and the founder of the label Root Strata. He has released numerous CD-Rs and cassettes under his own name since the early 2000's.
 
Resume of the piece:
PORTRAIT IN HALF-LIGHT
 
My approach to making films is an attempt to bring to light subconscious preoccupations that reveal themselves while filming in an improvised, stream of consciousness manner. Aspects of memory, dreams and recordings of the everyday are juxtaposed within densely layered, in-camera edited studies of figurative and abstract environments vast and small, all within a flowing formal and thematic experimental aesthetic that encourages unplanned-for results.

 

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