screenings stop at 6pm on weekends.
also known as jihadi 2017 (120’) - eric baudelaire
12pm / 4pm
new town utopia 2017 (33’)- christopher ian smith
2pm / 6pm
mahjouba 2016 — ongoing(44’) - eric van hove
2.40pm / 6.30pm
from left to night 2015 (34’) -wendelien van oldenborgh
3.25pm / 7.15pm 2015
eric baudelaire is a visual artist and filmmaker. his films letters to max (2014), the ugly one (2013), and the anabasis of may and fusako shigenobu, masao adachi, and 27 years without images (2011) were shown at the fidmarseille, locarno, toronto, new york and rotterdam film festivals. his research-based practice installations incorporate photography, printmaking, performance, publications and screenings. he has exhibited work in centre pompidou, paris; the witte de with, rotterdam; fridericianum, kassel; berkeley art museum; kadist art foundation, san francisco; bétonsalon, paris; bergen kunsthall; gasworks, london; and the hammer museum, los angeles. his films and installations are in the collections of the reina sofia museum, madrid; macba, barcelona; centre pompidou, paris; museum of modern art, new york; and the whitney museum of american art, new york.
christopher ian smith is a filmmaker and audiovisual artist with a background in television and music. for many years he was a dj/vj and performer with the audiovisual group addictive tv. he was involved with the production and live performance of a wide range of experimental films, audiovisual cut-ups and motion graphics. this included performances and screened work at festivals and venues across the globe, including: centre pompidou, ica and national film theatre. now he is primarily focused on working with moving image. his films span documentary and fiction, sometimes merging the two. he is primarily focused on the interplay of landscape, folklore, architecture and the uncanny. his films include the experimental narratives arterial, a long walk to sleep and recent projects include the the improvised folk-thriller sulphur. new town utopia launches in 2017 as a video installation, feature-length documentary film, and a publication of photography, prose and poetry. new town utopia will embark on an ambitious screening and installation tour across 2017 and 2018. chris’s films and moving image work has been screened at festivals globally, and he has been selected for a number of film development and talent schemes, including edinburgh international film festival talent lab and the filmlondon micro market. he also founded and programmed the future film symposium emerge which is part the east end and cork film festivals.
eric van hove studied at the école de recherche graphique in brussels and received a master’s degree in traditional japanese calligraphy at the tokyo gakugei university in tokyo. he obtained a phd degree from the tokyo university of the arts in 2008. acknowledging transcendentalist influences throughout his conceptual practice, van hove’s approach often tries to oppose a more spiritual and decentralized approach to the eurocentric perspective of the western contemporary art world. having made site specific works in over 100 countries by the age of 35, van hove counts among the most travelled artist of his generation. in 2016, his marrakesh atelier started working on what the artist called the mahjouba initiative, a long-term post-fordist project mixing african craft, 3d printing, and industrial production.
wendelien van oldenborgh (b. netherlands) develops works, whereby the cinematic format is used as a methodology for production and as the basic language for various forms of presentation. she often uses the format of a public film shoot, collaborating with participants in different scenarios, to co-produce a script and orientate the work towards its final outcome. with these works, which look at the structures that form and hinder us, she participated in various large biennials, and in smaller dedicated shows. recent presentations include: a solo presentation titled cinema olanda at the dutch pavilion in the 57th venice biennial 2017; .as for the future. (2017) solo at daad gallery, berlin, prologue: squat/anti-squat (2016) at the jerusalem show, palestine biennial east jerusalem; form left to night (2015), solo at the showroom london. van oldenborgh has exhibited widely including in raw material company dakar (sn), tate liverpool (uk), muhka antwerp (b), van abbemuseum eindhoven, generali foundation vienna as well as 2nd biennial of kochi-muziris 2014, danish pavilion at the venice biennial 2011, 4rth moscow biennial 2011, the 29e bienal de sao paulo 2010 and at the 11th istanbul biennial 2009. van oldenborgh is a member of the (dutch) society for arts and a recipient of the dr. a.h. heineken prize for art (2014). a monographic publication, amateur, was published by sternberg press, berlin; if i can’t dance, amsterdam and the showroom, london in 2016.