Bauer Verlag (eds.)
Kino/Atelier — Program
Kino/Atelier – Program was produced in conjunction with Bauer Verlag’s eponymous series of screenings at the Studio/Cinema in Brooklyn.
With texts and contributions by Nicholas Vargelis, Kerstin Stakemeier, Steve Beck, Lis Rhodes, Leslie Bauer, Érik Bullot, C.Vanaik, VUE Committee, Shirley Clarke, Hilary Harris, Giuliana Bruno, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Peter Larsen, Elissa Suh, Straub-Huillet, Storm de Hirsch, Mark Fisher, Bruce Baillie, Rachel Haidu, Kai Althoff, Jennifer Reeves, Karl Holmqvist, Eros in Le Wind, Marie Menken and Jonas Raam.
Here, as elsewhere, a semiotic connection between the field of publishing and film is established.
I am therefore not going to make this film, but try to imagine what it might have been on the basis of the few clues that I have just given you.
In Ottinger’s case documentary and fiction are intertwined, exposing documentary as a form of fiction; and vice versa.
If you’re willing, picture this:
A world in which the tears of a Madonna are somehow important as opposed to, and incommensurate with, a world in which such tears no longer count for anything at all.
―Pier Paolo Pasolini
In French, décor means ‘film set,’ and Broodthaers’s consistent use of the term reminds us of the intensity with which he engaged in filmmaking [...] and marks the extent to which his practice [...] was filmic in concept even when not in fact.
In Notari’s advertisements the words used for the release of a film include pubblicato and edito, both of which mean ‘published.’