Wed, March 26, 4:30pm
“Gradual Speed” screening w/ “White Ash”
Michigan Theater (Screening Room)
Gradual Speed, the latest 16mm film from Brussels-based artist Els Van Riel, is an austere meditation on movement, matter, light and perception. Screening with White Ash, the most recent digital work by Leighton Pierce, described as “an inexorable dive into edges of consciousness”.
Els van Riel and Leighton Pierce in attendance.
(Els van Riel, 2013) 52 min
A few years ago I started collecting images with the idea to pay homage to the slowly vanishing techniques of analog film-making. Now a series of these recordings makes Gradual...
(Leighton Pierce, 2013) 30 min
White Ash is an inexorable dive into edges of consciousness. Grounded in recognizable images and sounds captured from reality, White Ash is designed to scrape through the patina of normal...