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Thu, March 21, 9:15pm

Films in Competition 3

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

2012, an epic abstraction by Takashi Makino, and Some Part of Us Will Have Become by Semiconductor receive their North American premieres. The program features abstract, experimental and narrative films including Passage, a double 16mm film by Madison Brookshire and composer Tashi Wada; Secretion by Willie Doherty; Swan Song by Anouk de Clercq; and a special screening of the 1980 film Splices for Sharits by Joseph Bernard.

Community Sponsor: MOCAD

Films Showing:

Some Part of Us Will Have Become

(Semiconductor, 2012) 3 min

Some Part of Us Will Have Become is the lament of a lone robot bearing witness to a man-made disaster. Made using internet streams captured during the Deepwater Horizon disaster; Semiconductor...

Swan Song

(Anouk de Clercq, Jerry Galle, Anton Aeki, 2013) 3 min

Swan Song is a metaphorical phrase for a final gesture, effort, or performance given just before death or retirement. The phrase refers to an ancient belief that the swan is completely...


(Madison Brookshire, Tashi Wada, 2011) 13 min

Symmetrical 16mm films overlap to produce colors, sounds and structures not found in either individual film. Over the course of 13 minutes, twin violin canons create an arc of sound,...


(Willie Doherty, 2012) 20 min

First shown as part of dOCUMENTA 13, Secretion was filmed at specific sites in and around Kassel, Germany, where a charged history is obscured by the beauty of nature, and...

Splices for Sharits

(Joseph Bernard, 1980) 6 min

Homage made of multiple horizontal marks left by joining frames with cement splices, then re photographing them into 4 movements.- JB This film is not in compettion...


(Takashi Makino, 2013) 30 min

Everything of what I saw during 2012. I made this work in almost unconsciousness. This work will show you the dynamic moment of changing from Film image to Digital image....