Expanding the Reel

January 31, 1–7:30 pm, Hörsaal 1, Oskar-Kokoschka-Platz 2.

A student conference (in English and German) as part of a course of the Master Studies in Art and Culture, with contributions from Paul Jürgens, Marius Fischer, Eddie van Gemmern, Matthias Koller, Anna Ebert, Lisa Heuschober, Julia Wiedenmann.

Including a guest lecture by Kim Knowles (Aberystwyth University, Wales): Ecological Gestures as Expanded Film Practice (6 pm).

The contributors are dedicated to material and bodily aspects of expanded film practices. Their focus is on photochemical, celluloid-based practices, manual working of the film material, autogenerative procedures, bacteriological-chemical processes, and reworkings of media constellations. Their talks constitute speculations regarding the productive/resistant potentials of material, contact, decay, and preservation.