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Diffraktion #13

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For the 13th edition of DIFFRAKTION, on March 2, 2024, LaborBerlin presents an evening of films, installations and performances by local and international artists that explore the eye-opening and mind-altering qualities of analog film.

With a special focus on expanded cinema, DIFFRAKTION 13, is ve...

Open Call for Wandering Residency

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Mire is launching its open call for a one-month residency dedicated to the creation of cinematic performances, utilizing the film medium, for urban spaces.

The residency will be held between June 10th and July 7th 2024 in Le Breil-Malville neighbourhood of Nantes in collaboration with Lolab.

S.P.A.C.E. - Diego Behncke and Zach Hart

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LaborBerlin is happy to invite you all on the 22nd of January at 18:00 to Diego Behncke and Zach Hart’s presentation at S.P.A.C.E. in Wiesenstraße 29, the residency space that LaborBerlin is running in the context of the SPECTRAL project.

S.P.A.C.E. - Katrin Eissing

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Katrin Eissing is the LaborBerlin member who will be working in S.P.A.C.E from the 9th until the 31st of January 2024. For her residency Katrin has organized a series of gatherings and screenings at S.P.A.C.E. throughout the month of January.

Challenging the Cinema Room #2

Laia - Torre
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Challenging the Cinema Room is a programme dedicated to collective research into the qualities, possibilities and limitations of the conventional cinema device. In 2023 it features the performance “Intra Protocol”, by Sally Golding with Matt Spendlove (Spatial) and the presentation of ECA works resu...

Speculating Cinematic Spaces by Sally Golding

Laia - Torre
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This creative-critical workshop will investigate the practice of expanded cinema using speculative design to explore intangible properties and compositional methods which underpin sensory and participatory artist-audience experiences. Connecting the physical darkroom with networked space through hyb...

Speculating Cinematic Spaces by Sally Golding

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A creative-critical workshop to investigate the practice of expanded cinema using speculative design to explore sensory and participatory artist-audience experiences. Connecting the physical darkroom with networked space through hybrid analogue and digital tooling, participants will experiment with...

S.P.A.C.E. - Renata Daguerre - Object Devotion to Observe Life

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LaborBerlin is happy to invite you all on the 15th of December to Renata Daguerre's presentation at S.P.A.C.E. in Wiesenstraße 29, the residency space that LaborBerlin is running in the context of the SPECTRAL project.

Renata will present her spatial film performance ‘Devotion Object to Observe Li...

Intra Protocol by Sally Golding and Matt Spendlove

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"Intra Protocol" occupies and animates the audiovisual systems of community spaces and the bodies of the audience, through deconstructed compositions in the form of “happenings.” By triggering bodily sensations and making pure actions of light and sound tangible, the performance converses with the b...

Festival Prisme 6

Mire
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PRISME #6 – Argentique du futur – rises from the depths of winter, animated for this new edition by the desire to delve into what is imperceptible, to engage in osmosis with the landscape and the claim for a shift in paradigm regarding our relationship with non-human existence. Dedicated to singular...

S.P.A.C.E. - Kaos Camping - Total Blackout for Our Peace of Mind

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LaborBerlin is happy to invite you all on the 20th of November to Kaos Camping's presentation at S.P.A.C.E. in Wiesenstraße 29, the residency space that LaborBerlin is running in the context of the SPECTRAL project.

Kaos Camping will present their project “Total Blackout for Our Peace of Mind”, a...

Cauldron #1 + #2

Laia - Torre
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LAIA-TORRE presents Cauldron, a program dedicated to the sharing and dissemination of knowledge around analog cinema devices produced by the network of independent film laboratories of the SPECTRAL project. For this year’s program the film labs Mire (FR) and Crater-lab (ES) will be in Porto to prese...

S.P.A.C.E. - Melina Pafundi & Marin Marie - Haz de mi rostro un liquido

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LaborBerlin is happy to invite you all on the 3rd of November to Melina Pafundi’s and Marin Marie’s presentation in Wiesenstraße 29, the residency space that LaborBerlin is running in the context of the SPECTRAL project.

Melina and Marin will present their 16mm film installation ‘Haz de mi rostro...

SCREEN >>> AZUCENA LOSANA & ELENA PARDO. MICELIOFONÍA

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MICELIOFONÍA is a project based on filmed material about the sophisticated coexistence of species connected to the mycelium. A composition of different projections that can establish the multiple relationships between images and its parallel with human organization and ways of being in the world.

¡ALUD! #3

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The 3rd edition of ¡ALUD! is here. Crater-Lab’s International Expanded Cinematic Arts Festival will have debates about distribution and conservation of expanded cinema, presentations on new devices and invited artists from Spain, Mexico, Czech Republic, Argentina, Venezuela, Portugal, USA.

Back to the Future festival #3

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Back to the Future #3 is a 3-day festival that is all about analogue moving images and optical sound; a celebration of the ‘real’ film medium with an international programme of audio-visual performances, films, lectures, installations and radio programmes.

This year we celebrate the 100th annivers...

AVANT festival

Baltic Analog Lab
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AVANT festival in collaboration with Baltic Analog Lab (Riga,LV) presents an audio-visual expanded cinema performance program at annual AVANT festival in Karlstad, Sweden. The 2023 edition of AVANT celebrates 50 years since Anthony McCall’s groundbreaking “Line Describing a Cone” had its world pr...

S.P.A.C.E. - International Residency - Andrea Novoa

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Andrea Novoa, the third international resident that has been working at S.P.A.C.E. from the 26th of July, will present her installation “Mientras Todo Cambia / While Everything Changes” on the 21st of September at 19:00 in Wiesenstraße 29 in Berlin.

Film Performance by Gaëlle Rouard

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Crater-Lab presents a double program consisting of two performances by french artists Gaëlle Rouard. The program will include M…H and Zooscopie.

Workshop : Color mi Amor

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B&W and Color Solarization workshop by Gaëlle Rouard.

This workshop is an attempt to explore the spectrum of the rainbow with random effects. By copying images using the flat printing technique, the idea is to do small amounts at a time, producing multiple loops, in an attempt to master color sola...

Screen Residency #3: Olivier Perriquet

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Olivier Perriquet is the third residency of Crater-Lab’s program. From September 1st he is working on the filmic materials to be used in his project ZERO.

Suspaustas Laikas festival

Baltic Analog Lab
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Baltic Analog Lab in collaboration with Suspaustas Laikas festival invites to SPECTRAL Expanded event in Klaipeda city, Lithuania presenting two expanded cinema performances by Riojim (FR) and Adriana Vila Guevara (ES) together with Adriano Galante (ES).

Workshop in Vilnius

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16mm eco-processing and printing workshop with Riojim (FR) at Spongė Lab in Vilnius Sponge This two-day workshop is an introduction to alternative processes for developing 16mm black and white negative film using local flora. Organized by Baltic Analog Lab in collaboration with Spongė Lab collecti...

OPEN CALL for SPECTRAL residency

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Open call for expanded cinema artists and interdisciplinary artists (musicians, performers, craftsmen, dancers etc) internationally and from the Nordic region to work in collaboration to create an expanded cinema work in our lab during October 2023 at Baltic Analog Lab! More info and application for...

Maintenance & Hacking the film projector by Alex Mc Kenzie

Crater-lab
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A workshop in which you get to know all the parts of the projector. Its maintenance, manipulations, how to repair as well as the creative possibilities at the screening phase for expanded cinema projects.

SCREEN >>> Natalia Barraza

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Natalia starts her residency at Crater-Lab to begin the development of her project “Paisajes Elementales”.

S.P.A.C.E. - International Residency - Elian Mikkola

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Elian Mikkola, the second international resident that has been working at S.P.A.C.E. from the 29th of May, will present their installation "TRAPPed in S.p.a.c.e." on the 19th of July at Wiesenstraße 29 in Berlin.

The project they have been working on as a part of the S.P.A.C.E residency started w...

Primal Light #02 Karel Doing

Laia - Torre
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Karel Doing is an independent artist, filmmaker and researcher. During his residency he will focus on the old Eucalyptus trees in Porto, combining lens based images with material and chemical alterations, to create an intense double projection, alternating between slow/majestic and rapid/hypnotic. H...

Call for films, performances, installations - Prisme 6

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PRISME #6 – Argentique du futur is coming ! Mire’s annual festival highlighting an inventive and engaged contemporary analog cinema.

The festival will take place from 6th to 10th December 2023 in Nantes and around (France). Deadline for the call is on september 3rd.

S.P.A.C.E. - International Residency - Adina Ionescu-Muscel

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Adina Ionescu-Muscel, the first international resident in S.P.A.C.E., is presenting her work 'Ephemera happenings', a multi projector installation that explores speculative storytelling by sharing the control over the narrative with plants and matter agencies.

Adina Ionescu-Muscel is a belgo-roma...

PROCESS festival

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The fifth edition of Experimental Film Festival Process will take place from 17 till 21 May 2023 in Riga, Latvia.This year's festival focus will be on expanded cinematic art practice showcasing expanded cinema works in three curated programmes as well as at the opening ceremony of the festival.

Films and Performance by Takashi Makino

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Screening & Performance with the Japanese filmmaker, TAKASHI MAKINO, one of the most influential and active visual artists on the international scene in the field of expanded cinema and experimental cinema.

Workshop: 3D Organic Performance

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A workshop for making 3D organic vision and sound using by 16mm film and analogue synthesizer and 3D Pulfrich Effect.

Through the making 100% analogue installation and performance, we will explore the physicality of the moving image and discover creative combinations of image and sound. 

Expanded: SPECTRAL, part 1 @Oberhausen Short Film Festival

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If we can think of Cinema as a garden, it's not difficult to see that in its present state it has been left unkept and rapidly wilting. The tyranny of content streams, our shrinking and disappearing screens and the alienated viewers with their attentions turned into an exploitable resource are all p...

UNBURDENED RECOLLECTIONS - SPECTRAL @EMAF

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EMAF and the artist collective LaborBerlin are cooperating in a new, multi-year project, which moves at the interface between film and performance. Under the title “SPECTRAL. Unburdened Recollections,” historical and rarely shown Expanded Cinema works and film performances are reconstructed and re-p...

DIY 16mm colour print workshop

Baltic Analog Lab
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BAL invites to a two day workshop with artist and film wizard Riojim (Etienne Caire) from Grenoble, France who will teach creative techniques of printing, processing and creative projecting 16mm colour film.

S.P.A.C.E. - international residency - Adina Ionescu-Muscel

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  1. April 2023 to 26. May 2023

Adina Ionescu-Muscel is the first international resident in LaborBerlin's S.P.A.C.E. In the residency, Adina is developing works based on the tension between Leni Rifenstahl's images and phytograms. The idealised human body pictured by one of the most famous cinematic p...

diffraktion #12

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For the 12th edition of DIFFRAKTION, on April 1, 2023, LaborBerlin presents an evening of films, installations and performances by local and international artists that explore the eye-opening and mind-altering qualities of analog film.

With a special focus on expanded cinema, DIFFRAKTION 12, is ve...

Open Call - SCREEN Residency

Crater-lab
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SCREEN is an artistic residency where artists can develop new works in Expanded Cinema in Barcelona ​​experimenting with analog devices, photochemical film, light and sound with an emphasis on innovative ways to explore the screen.

Selection Process is open until April 30th.

Improv Session #2 Filmwerkplaats + Alex Zhang Hungtai

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A very special night of audio-visual improvisations! WORM welcomes Alex Zhang Hungtai, known for his influential project, Dirty Beaches. Improv Sessions are short term collaborations with the aim of connecting local film artists to international artists in various fields like sound art, poetry, thea...

SPECTRAL Expanded, Helsinki

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Baltic Analog Lab (Riga,LV) in collaboration with Filmverkstaden (Vaasa/FI) and WHS Theater presents “SPECTRAL Expanded” – audio-visual expanded cinema performance evening with an artists duo Ojoboca from Germany and an artist from France – Riojim

S.P.A.C.E. - Clara Bausch

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With the approach to change the perspective - by varying the dimension of an object or displacing found materials, thoughts and correlations, Clara Bausch deals with issues of perception, light and time, historical moments, communication and missunderstanding - in the fields of photography, film, dr...

Filmando con LUZ / Rayogramas y flat print

Crater-lab
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Workshop on the creation of film without a camera through the creation, manipulation and alteration of moving images using light on emulsion.

Workshop by Luis Macías.

Hand-made Slit-scan 16mm camera workshop

Baltic Analog Lab
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Hand-made Slit-scan 16mm film workshop with Nan Wang from Filmwerkplaats Rotterdam will teach a hands-on workshop on building and shooting with DIY slit-scan camera.

In early cinema, the slit-scan technique has been used a lot for special effects. John Whitney use it to create the opening title of...

Open Call - Repetition/Extension Residency

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Filmwerkplaats** offers a 4-6 weeks long residency in August-Septembre 2023 for the creation of a performative analog motion picture piece.

Application is open until 28 Febuary at midnight.

The residency focuses on individual artists or artist-collectives that work in the field of the analog (i...

S.P.A.C.E. - project Maja Milic

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The central aspect of this project is the conceptual idea of gesture as holder or container of subtle cultural memory and history, as well as the body as archive. Through physical habits, routines and automatisms, the body processes information and expresses knowledge of deep cultural implication.

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Wandering Sounds and Images - Phase 1

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The seminar Wandering sound and images aim to develop mobile tools, designed to allow wandering and itinerancy. Mobile 16mm black and white development laboratories, light or film projection tools (16 mm and others), transportable sound diffusion systems...

Open Call for residency in Finland

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Baltic Analog Lab in collaboration with Filmverkstaden in Finland is offering a month-long residency in March 2023 for artists working with photochemical film to develop an expanded cinema work - live performance, installation work or sculpture incorporating analog film medium.

The residency offer...

S.P.A.C.E. - Invocation

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Pilar Falco will present her work ‘Invocation’, the expanded cinema piece she has been working on during her residency in the last few weeks. You are invited to participate in a spiritualism session and summon present energies that are not visible.

Reservation at pilarfalco.b@gmail.com


Please c...

S.P.A.C.E. - project Deborah S. Phillips

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Deborah S. Phillips is a visual artist working with various analogue media for more than 30 years. She has presented 16mm films (sometimes s8 and 35mm too) and performances using 16mm in dozens of countries while also continually working as a printmaker. Materiality and process are the links between...

Challenging the cinema room

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To celebrate the solstice LAIA will setup a 2 day all members residency event at Torre for sharing knowledge, workshops and works. The public event will occure on the 21st at 20h30 with the work-in-progress from Laura Battucci and the performance from our special guest Luís Macias.

Festival Prisme 5

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PRISME – Argentique du futur – is back with a fifth edition placed under the chiaroscuro notion of the party !
Mire’s festival celebrates the vivacity of contemporary analog film nourished by interactions with other disciplines, notably, for this edition, dance and sound arts.

Call for participation – Wandering Sounds and Images

Mire
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Mire is launching its call for participation for the Wandering Sounds and Images research and creative seminary which will proceed in three phases of 10-day workshops between February 2023 and July 2024.
This seminary’s goal is to develop mobile tools allowing wandering and roaming of the film medi...

S.P.A.C.E. - Industries of Denial

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Kerstin Schroedinger, working in performance-based video, film and sound, researches the means of image production, historical linearity and the ideological certainties of representation in the coinciding histories of industrialisation and film.

In the S.P.A.C.E. residency, Kerstin experiments wi...

Improv Session #1 Thiago Nassif Trio feat. BELLA & WORM Filmwerkplaats

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IMPROV Sessions are short term collaborations with the aim of connecting local film artists to international artists in various fields like sound art, poetry, theatre and dance. At the end of each Improv Session the collaboration will have a stage through a joint performance during a live event at W...

¡ALUD! #2

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Expanded Cinematic Arts Festival

Primal Light #01 Laura Batitucci

Laia - Torre
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For about one month LAIA-TORRE will support an artistic residency for one member, in order to develop an expanded cinema performance, to be shown on December 21st 2022.

Residency : Richard Tuohy & Dianna Barrie

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During 4 weeks Richard & Dianna worked on their new expanded cinematic art project with footage shot on 16mm in Western Australia. “Shock of the old” is a multi-projector performance work exploring these image rolls and audio recordings.

Open Call for S.P.A.C.E. Residency

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Open Call for SPECTRAL Expanded Cinema Residencies: S.P.A.C.E.
in Berlin from 01. Apr 2023 until 26. May 2023, 29. May 2023 until 23. July 2023, 26. July 2023 until 19. Sep 2023

Application deadline is over

Avant

Baltic Analog Lab
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The 2022 edition of AVANT explores the Yugoslav avant-garde from the 60s and 70s and its legacies. AVANT opens at Kristinehamn Art Museum on Friday, September 23rd at 6.30 PM with three events. An exhibition of Slobodan Šijan’s film leaflets from 1976-79, Hrvoje Spudić’s installation for two 16 mm p...

Summer School

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Baltic Analog Lab announces a week-long Summer school and a film-labs meeting for filmmakers and artists working with expanded cinematic art. The school will happen in Rucka artist residency and a manor house in Cēsis, Latvia from August 8-14, 2022 hosting 45 guests from all around Europe.