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Tabita Rezaire
(2017, 19 min)
This program rounds up with this film which reflects on electronic or digital colonialism: “Electronic colonialism seeks to influence...
Nero
Emma Verhoeven
(2018, 5 min)
This film explores the (re)construction of memories in a digital age. Who was Nero and how do we remember him? What do we remember from...
You, the world and I
Jon Rafman
(2010, 6 min)
The difficulty (or impossibility) to remember someone when we don’t have images of them and how vulnerable these images are (they can...
The Back Steps
Leighton Pierce
(2001, 6 min)
One may think that technology would allow us to go back to a specific time (memory) in a perfectly documented way, but even with...
Toute la mémoire du monde
Alain Resnais
(1956, 22 min)
This film would serve to talk about our collective memory in contraposition of our personal memory and to reflect on what all these...
Branded Dreams
Smack
(NL 2016, 2:13 MIN)
We see ads everyday and everywhere. They have become part of our life. While some people try to avoid seeing ads, advertisers keep...
Tuning the Sleeping Machine
David Sherman
(US 1996, 12:54 MIN)
A suggestion of a psycho-physical cinema, an emul­sive journey of hypnotic illusion. Fragments of unidentified and yet strangely...
Kassandra
Johanna Reich
(GER, 2008, 4:00 MIN)
Holes are cut into the projection enclosing the female head. The cutting of holes through the projection, through the fabric, through...
Targets
Benjamin Earl
(GB 2018, 6:22 MIN)
Microtargeting, a hyper-personal marketing technique to harvest personal data, has been proven to be of little to no effect. Targets...
HOTEL, The Box
Benjamin Nuel
(FR 2018, 11:14)
A community of Sims lives in a residential neighborhood on the outskirts of a large, growing city. Everyone goes about their own...
Sitting in the Darkness
Graeme Arnfield
(UK 2015, 15:39)
Out of the darkness, a sound emerges. It echoes and drones. Terrified people take to the streets in search of its source. They get their...
Extinction Rebellion x Chernobyl
Ted Hunt
(UK 2019, 3:38)
In the final scene of the HBO series Chernobyl, the main character speaks of the toxic consequences of denial and inaction. Ted Hunt...
Involuntary Conversion
Jeanne C. Finley
(US 1991, 9:32)
The pentagon uses the term involuntary conversion to refer to a crash – a starting point for Finley to investigate bureaucratic...
Crossroads
Bruce Conner
(US 1976, 36 min)
In his iconic work, Bruce Conner turned declassified US National Archive footage of the Bikini Atoll bomb tests into an assemblage. Shot...
Nail Art Museum
Jeremy Bailey
(CA 2014, 5:53 min)
How can we use digital applications to create online personalities? As social media users, we are only too glad to play starring roles...
Face it! (Cast yourself™)
Michael Brynntrup
(DE 2007, 4:00 min)
Face It! (Cast Your Self™) consists of photographs collected from personal profiles of gay chat rooms on the internet. All images are...
7.) I Spill My Guts Everyday For Nothing
Kirsten Stoltman
(US 2015, 7:48 min)
A portrait of the artist spilling her guts with a blank expression on her face. A self-confessional meditation, equal parts comic and...
AGENDA
Amalia Ulman
(ES/AR 2018, 8:00min)
Amalia Ulman’s work addresses fluid identities in the post- digital era when sincerity can be both authentic and ironic. AGENDA is a...
11 fragments of Japan (excerpt)
Paulien Oltheten
(NL/JP 2009, 9:23 min)
For the video ’11 fragments of Japan’, Paulien Oltheten really shows how she gets things done. She does this by asking people to...
Easy Rider
Pilvi Takala
(FI/NL 2006, 4:35 min)
Easy Rider takes place on a tram in Amsterdam, where a young man is asking a bit too much from a stranger. In only a few minutes the...
Haysha Royko
Miranda July
(US 2003, 4:00 min)
Miranda July demonstrates a remarkable eye for the extraordinary in daily life in this short video piece. In Hay-sha Royko, three people...
Luftgitarre
Alexander Herzog
(DE 2004, 4:21 min)
Twelve persons performing air guitar in urban surroundings.The sound, a composition of guitar samples, is combined with ultra dynamic...
The Box
Jes Benstock
(UK 1996, 5:01 min)
The Box shows the estrangement one can feel when the world around them is moving too fast and no one seems to take the time to stand...
Public Spaces
Martijn Veldhoen
(NL 2006, 11:01 min)
Once ‘public space’ was a clear concept. It was a kind democratic medium that could be accessed by everyone, safely and freely...
Eine Kurzstrecke
Jeroen Kooijmans
(NL 2000, 3:01 min)
“I was in Berlin for a working period of 1 month and searching for German humor. Eventually I made a short movie in the daily...
The Prediction Machine
Marleine van der Werf
(NL 2018, 15:11)
De Lange leads the ‘Predictive Brain Lab’ at Radboud University and his research focuses on how the predictions we continually make...
See a Dog, Hear a Dog
Jesse McLean
(US 2016, 17:40)
This film probes the limits and possibilities of communication. Can we ever truly communicate with a machine, with a nonhuman animal,...
Decay Part III: Body Conscious
Ann Hirsch
(US 2014, 10:37)
A film that deals with how various media technologies can potentially influence us to start thinking of ways to shape our online or...
Losing Sleep
Douglas Porter
(CA 1996, 14:27)
LOSING SLEEP presents interview footage of a self-confessed computer hacker who is struggling with chronic insomnia. His work on the...
Black Sea Files
Ursula Biemann
(CH 2005, 43:51 min)
In this video, Biemann sees Black Sea as not merely a geographical location but a geo-political space in which transnational oil...
River
Mike Stubbs
(UK 2000, 14:40 min)
In this video installation, Stubbs strikingly juxtaposes multi-layered spaces of the British city Hull in the face of regeneration...
The Romanians (Live Like a King)
Heidrun Holzfeind
(AT 2002, 14:01 min)
Holzfeind’s documentary style video artwork addresses the wider social and political phenomena of globalisation by diving into the...
Squattertown (episode 1), 1st Man Down
Marco Sparmberg
(HK 2011, 07:05 min)
The web video series transplants a dystopian Western to the rooftops of Hong Kong. Drawing from the two hallmark film movements: the...
On the BG Track. 03
Krassimir Terzeiv
(BG 2002, 6:57)
On the BG Track. 03 compares the urban spaces of Sofia with Hollywood film dialogues which portray Bulgarian culture, customs and...
Fire Fly
Caroline Kamya
(UG/CN 2011, 16:00 min)
For the director, it was her first visit to China. That is why she chose a kind of fairytale, since for her a fairytale has universal...
Buyer Walker Rover aka. Then There (Yiwu)
Amalia Ulman
(ES 2019, 15:18 min)
Buyer Walker Rover depicts the journey of a Spanish girl Anna who came to Yiwu in search of dreams alone. The video with its multiple...
5 lessons and 9 questions about Chinatown
Shelly Silver
(US 2009, 10:00 min)
Combining documentaries and animations, this film presents how the historical facts, including Chinese Exclusion Act and racial...
The Wallraff Method
Thierry Geoffroy
(DK 2005, 3:53 min)
“Are you busy? Can I borrow your hat so I look like you?” The artist tried to investigate what is the best nationality to integrate...
David Harvey: The Crises of Capitalism
RSA Animate, David Harvey
(UK 2010, 11:10)
In this RSA Animate, radical social theorist David Harvey asks if it is time to look beyond capitalism towards a new social order that...
Human Trial
Butler Brothers
(UK 2005, 4:37)
An extraordinary rendition to a chamber of commerce.
Supposed To
Aleesa Cohene
(CA 2006, 7:26)
Supposed To examines how work in a capitalist system divides us from ourselves. Work often succeeds at limiting our individual agency...
Optimizer Customizer
Jan van Nuenen
(NL 2002, 12:09)
A feminine machine, over-stuffed with the most modern nano-technology, proceeds her endless repeating task. When something goes wrong, a...
Hooray the Economy is Booming!
Mark O'Connell
(US 1997, 3:31)
Manifestoon
Jesse Drew
(US 1995, 9:11)
Marx meets Mickey Mouse in this now-classic cartoon version of the Communist Manifesto.
Monsieur Tête
Jan Lencia
(FR, 1959, 12:46 min)
An experimental and intellectual animated film which represents the last effort of Giannalberto Bendazzi.
Golden Bowl, or Repression
Chris Kraus, US 1988, 12:23
In The Golden Bowl, or Repression, inspired partly by the Henry James novel, you can feel the hangover of 70’s New York: bankruptcy,...
Art Parade
M.M. Serra, US 2011, 5:33
Art Parade is a meditation on staring and display, and on the ambiguous energies that emanate from both. Much of the film is dominated...
The Abortion Diaries
Penny Lane, US 2005, 30:14
The Abortion Diaries gives voice to an important but silenced community: women who have had abortions. Over a million American women...
Mustererkenntnis / Pattern Cognition
Thorsten Fleisch
(GR, 2019, 7:20)
Bombardment of a flickering screen accompanied with thrilling audio. This work might make you hypersensitive to the other sounds in your...
Birthday Suit
Lisa Steele
(CA, 1974, 12:00)
Revealing a personal history through the evidence of body marks, and at the same time undermining the commodified image of spotless...
How does it make you feel?
Air
(FR, 2002, 3:40)
“How does it make you feel?  How does it make you feel?  How does it make you feel?  How does it make you feel?”
Hautnah – Skinflick
Thorsten Fleisch
(DE, 2002, 7:30, 16mm)
A work, working with skin: fingerprints, skin and leather.
L’Amour Fou
M.M. Serra, US 1992, 16:36
A curious meditation on the pleasures and terrors of s/m, in which interviews with enthusiasts collide with choice porn clips, Fleisher...
Me and Rubyfruit
Sadie Benning, US, 1990, 5:30
Based on a novel by Rita Mae Brown, Me and Rubyfruit chronicles the enchantment of teenage lesbian love against a backdrop of...
“ROLE PLAY #3: MASSAGE THERAPIST (ASMR)”
THEPEACEFULWHISPERER
(US, 2013,10 MINS)
A young woman caresses her webcam as if it were the viewer’s body. Role-play is a big element in ASMR, especially during the early...
SIMONE
Harleigh Shaw
(6:38)
Playing with gooey white and cardboard blue. The sounds and visuals from this work entices us to question what makes us uncomfortable.
Golden Bowl or Repression
CHRIS KRAUS
(UNITED STATES, 1988, 12 MINS)
Chris Kraus’ work is inspired by Henry James’ last completed novel, exploring the decadence and voyeuristic peculiarity of 1970-1980...
DISLOCATION BLUES
Sky Hopinka
(United States 2017, 13:00 mins.)
The Standing Rock Reservation is located in North Dakota and South Dakota in the United States. In 2016 the reservation got widespread...
RADAR LEVEL
Himali Singh Soin
(India 2016, 11:11 mins.)
Radar Level is set in the world’s first and last geological minutes. Two circles take us to two ancient landscapes. One shows images...
Ultra Ecosexual Polyamory. Permaculture ASAP
Jasper Griepink
(Netherlands 2017, 02:18 mins.)
A Futuristic Pagan performer was intimate with the Trees and Greens in a city center for approximately 2-hours. During their appearance...
A SHORT STORY
IBRO HASANOVIC
(FRANCE 2011, 10:20 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. A prophetic story – handed down from generation to generation –...
FWD: UPDATE ON MY LIFE
NICKY TAVARES
(UNITED STATES 2010, 28:00 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Bittersweet portrait of a drastic development in the real and online...
DOOR GAMES WINDOW FRAMES: NEAR DRAMA
LINDA CHIU-HAN LAI
(CHINA 2012, 11:13 MINS.)
A hypnotic, triple screen video collage consisting of iconic images from cinema history, though not from Hollywood, but from Hong Kong...
AND I WILL RISE IF ONLY TO HOLD YOU DOWN
JENNIFER REEDER
(UNITED STATES 2012, 24:30 MINS.)
Simultaneously theatrical and dry, this film tells a brief story about a family. Although it, at first, appears to abide by the rules it...
DAS BADEZIMMER
BJØRN MELHUS
(GERMANY 2011, 5:15 MINS)
Alfred Hitchcock himself dubbed the German trailer for “Psycho” (1960). With a heavy English accent he transported viewers to a very...
DONOR
KEVIN AND JENNIFER MCCOY
(UNITED STATES 1995, 5:00 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Donor examines the new psychological terrain full quantification of the...
HOST
KRISTIN LUCAS
(UNITED STATES 1997, 7:41 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. In this video, Lucas performs characters on both sides of the screen....
WAYSTATION
HALFLIFERS
(USA 1996, 4:50 MINS.)
A strange Good Samaritan figure in a vivid red suit takes pity on a retching soldier who drags himself through the vile green, almost...
INVOLUNTARY CONVERSION
JEANNE C. FINLEY
(UNITED STATES 1991, 9:00 MINS.)
In a time of “permanent pre-hostility”(peace) where an “energetic disassembly”(nuclear explosion) is imminent, a disembodied...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN LUCY
TXUSPO POYO
(SPAIN 1995,15:52 MINS.)
In an era of post-ecological sustainability, where our planet is running out of basic resources, humanity turns to the wide expanse of...
THE SOPHISTICATED NEANDERTHAL INTERVIEW
NATHANIEL MELLORS
(UNITED STATES 2014, 23:20 MINS.)
A humoristic dialogue between a Neanderthal and a bit of an idiot from our time, questions the actual origin of human evolution.
RECKONING 3
KENT LAMBERT
(UNITED STATES 2014, 11:14 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Using the visual material that Lambert collected during two years of...
PINGITAN
ORIZON ASTONIA
(INDONESIA 2013, 13:54 MINS.)
A traditional marriage is preceded by a period of isolation, but two young Indonesians lovers can’t be stopped.
THING
ANOUK DE CLERCQ
(THE NETHERLANDS 2013, 18:00 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is no longer available on the Impakt Channel. An architect attempts to design a city in his imagination....
JABAL HADROH, JABAL AL JANNAH (GREEN MOUNTAIN, HEAVEN MOUNTAIN)
OTTY WIDASARI
(INDONESIA 2013, 9:20 MINS.)
The Impact of massive Arab tourism in West Java is shown in the documentation of a park, where women must be escorted at all times....
BLOOD & CINNAMON
STEVE REINKE & JESSIE MOTT
(UNITED STATES 2010, 5:26 MINS.)
Fully fledged commentary on an inexplicable catch. The fear of a possible diabolic birth causes unrest in the animal community.
ROZMOWA
PIOTR SULKOWKSI
(POLAND 2011, 16:30 MINS.)
A complex long-distance relationship between two people both of whom have a home base they cannot leave.
HYPERCRISIS
JOSEF DABERNIG
(AUSTRIA 2011, 17:00 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. A micro society that exudes social, political and creative crisis. A...
N’ÊTRE
OLFA BEN ALI
(FRANCE 2012, 11:42 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is no longer available on the Impakt channel but you can watch a trailer here. A personal portrait of a place...
OFAEDDUR UNGI
KATRIN OLAFSDOTTIR
(ICELAND 2011, 10:08 MINS.)
A familiar environment as the idyllic point of departure for an escape from reality.
METEOR
CHRISTOPH GIRARDET & MATTHIAS MÜLLER
(GERMANY 2011, 14:52 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Nostalgic excerpts of fiction, fairytales and vintage science fiction...
CLEAN YOUR ROOM
PEOPLE LIKE US
(UNITED KINGDOM 2011, 3:00 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see it here. Using very recognisable source material, this...
HARVEST
CHAJA HERTOG & NIR NADLER
(THE NETHERLANDS 2013, 10:04 MINS.)
An odd event in an olive grove: one of the trees starts a revolt. As the spontaneous protest spreads, a police squad rallies through the...
UNBOXING EDEN
NEOZOON
(GERMANY 2013, 4:54 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see an excerpt here. A Youtube collage about snake owners...
ZIMA
CHRISTINA PICCHI
(RUSSIA 2013, 12:07 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see an excerpt here. How do you manage to survice the...
NATURE HOUSE INC.
NICK JORDAN
(UNITED KINGDOM 2013, 6:12 MINS.)
A nesting box builder in a small town in the Midwest is thriving thanks to the fact that some 1 million Americans now want to offer the...
HEATHER’S DREAM
STEFANIE SCHNEIDER
(GERMANY 2012, 15:08 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Surreal events shot using Polaroids and Super-8 film. A doctor (Udo...
THE TIGER’S MIND
BEATRICE GIBSON
(UNITED KINGDOM 2012, 23:00 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see a trailer here. A conceptual detective film against the...
RESTLESS LEG SAGA
SHANA MOULTON
(UNITED STATES 2012, 7:41 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. The pharmaceutical industry’s marketing machines differ little from...
UNCERTAINY SEMINARS
ANDREW NORMAN WILSON
(UNITED STATES 2013, 11:15 MINS.)
A series of therapeutic self-help techniques suggested in an abstract manner. Historic references to psychoanalysis, avant-garde cinema...
THE WHITE COAT PHENOMENON
KRISTIN REEVES
(UNITED STATES 2012, 20:15 MINS.)
The human body often harbours dark secrets. Clinical and psychological methods to discover these vary, in this compilation of found VHS...
THE INVISIBLE WORLD
JESSE MCLEAN
(UNITED STATES 2012, 20:15 MINS.)
Mysteries such as hoarding, the emotional value of objects and the human capacity to adapt are illuminated using home videos, old Sci-Fi...
MOTHER
MARTIN SKAUEN
(GERMANY 2012, 3:00 MINS.)
Somewhere between beat poetry and comedy ‘Slideshow Johnny’ can be found: a darkly surreal portrait of an experimental outside...
RETURN TO THE WORLD OF DANCE
DAN BOORD
(UNITED STATES 2011, 7:00 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. An instructional video for everyone who loves dance, but is confused by...
DER FREMDE FOTOGRAF UND DIE EINSAMKEIT
WILLY HANS
(GERMANY 2012, 5:21 MINS.)
Thierry asks Isabelle for directions and a date. She agrees. A deliciously painful boy meets girl, without language barriers....
FOUR SEASONS
KEREN CYTTER
(DENMARK 2009, 12:15 MIN.)
Unfortunately the video is not available on Impakt Channel, but you can see it here:  The story of Four Seasons revolves around a...
BEINE BRECHEN
FLORIAN KRAUTKRÄMER
(GERMANY 2010, 14:41 MIN.)
The hallucinations of a man accused by the secret service. A beautiful hybrid of film and animation. BIO: Florian Krautkrämer was...
MORTALE
PAOLO BONFIGLIO
(ITALY 2009, 06:48 MIN.)
This solitary hike also is an existentialist confrontation. BIO: Paolo Bonfiglio was born in 1972 in the Langhe area. Selftrained, he...
IN A PIG’S EYE
ATSUSHI WADA
(JAPAN 2010, 10:10 MIN.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on Impakt Channel, but you can see it here: A weird relationship between a pig, a dog, and...
CI SONO GLI SPIRITI
ALVISE RENZINI
(ITALY 2009, 6:20 MINS.)
This animation film shows the phenomenon ‘house’ as an arena for psychological interpretations, based on Carl Gustav Jung....
KURASHI ATO
MAKI SATAKE
(JAPAN 2009, 11:40 MINS.)
Unfortunately this video is not available on Impakt Channel, but you can see a trailer here A late night visit to the empty house where...
JONAS MEKAS IN KODACHROME DAYS
KEN JACOBS
(UNITED STATES 2009, 3:22 MINS.)
Unfortunately the video is not available on Impakt Channel. Ken Jacobs films Jonas Mekas, a fellow icon from the history of experimental...
I AM NOT THE ENEMY
BJØRN MELHUS
(GERMANY 2010, 12:50 MINS.)
Unfortunatily the video is not available on Impakt Channel, but you can see it here: Is it possible to ever come back from war? For...
SWIEZE WISNIE (FRESH CHERRIES)
ANNA BAUMGART
(POLAND/NORWAY 2010, 18:00 MINS.)
It would always be a particularly beautiful woman, a very attractive one. She would be stigmatized due to her beauty, especially if she...
ATROPY
PALESA SHONGWE
(SOUTH AFRICA 2010, 7:45 MINS)
Picture, poetry, voice and music are woven together into a contemplative short film about the lingering memory of youth, the loss of...
THE VOYAGERS
PENNY LANE
(USA 2010, 16:30 MINS.)
In the summer of 1977, NASA sent Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 on an epic journey into interstellar space. Together and alone, they will...
SCARY MAZE
CAMILLE VERBUNT
(THE NETHERLANDS 2008, 02:30 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Parents and sisters or brothers have fun scaring their little ones....
MURPHY
BJØRN MELHUS
(GERMANY 2008, 03:01 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see it here. The videolight sequence is based on sound...
A LECTURE ON SCHIZOPHONIA
ERIK BÜNGER
(GERMANY 2009, 37:19 MINS)
A project existing both as a lecture performance and as a video, exploring the phenomenon of schizophonia [= that which makes dogs bark...
THE SHAPE OF THINGS
OLIVER PIETSCH
(GERMANY 2008, 17:30 MINS)
Found footage film about the representation of sleep, fear and human desires in movies. The thematic sequences of THE SHAPE OF THINGS...
METAMORPHOSIS
CLARE LANGAN
(IRELAND, 2007, 12:00 MINS)
Metamorphosis deals with issues of cinematic off time, but here time becomes specific, as we see a suspended time of social history....
ON THE LAKE
JEROEN KOOIJMANS
(NL, 2008, 01:35 MIN)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see an excerpt of it here. At dawn, four small...
LOGORAMA
FRANÇOIS ALAUX, HERVÉ DE CRÉCY, LUDOVIC HOUPLAIN
(FRANCE 2009, 16:04 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is no longer available on the Impakt Channel. Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles...
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE: WAYS OF SEEING
DONNA VERHEIJDEN
(THE NETHERLANDS 2013, 18:25 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is no longer available on the Impakt Channel. All the World’s a Stage shows how everything around us -from...
AVTOBUS
ZEMIRA ALAJBEGOVIC & NEVEN KORDA
(SLOVENIA 1993, 11:07 MINS)
Written by Zemira Alajbegovic and directed by Neven Korda, Avtobus discloses two images of the electronic picture: the one that creates...
SHARING A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET
JASPER ELINGS
(THE NETHERLANDS 2009, 01:11 MINS)
A video composed of images of sunsets, found by Google image search. BIO: Elings is a Dutch animator and Internet artist. He is...
Dawn Chorus
Salvador Miranda
(2020, 6:18)
Video essay on the extinction of the Kauai O'o bird, and its digital life in online media.
Technological Nature
Daria Jelonek
(2017, 03:54)
Lights in your fridge or observe the sunset in your artificial panorama window? How would you feel about technology which can recreate...
Quaranteener Manifesto
Lydia Moyer
(2020, 04:09)
A rogue transmission from deep in the mountains of the USA. A distant observation of the great crowds tossed about by unemployment,...
The Man Who Went Outside
Jennet Thomas
(2008, 10:06)
A distinguished looking man (performance artist Richard Layzell) is trapped in an ever changing void of colour, locked in a power play...
Swallow Up
Ruth Waters
(2019, 8:33)
‘Swallow Up’ is an 8 minute single channel video which features interviews with Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki and Space Psychologist...
Desire Line
Ruini Shi
(2018, 6:59)
A “desire line” is an architectural term for the informal paths that pedestrians create through open grassland. What these lines...
Silicon Sights
Adam Centko
(2020, 08:21)
Silicon Sights is a fictional exploration of a hypothetical border, between the physical land- scapes and their digital replicas,...
PAINTINGS WITH HISTORY IN A ROOM FILLED WITH PEOPLE WITH FUNNY NAMES 3
KORAKRIT ARUNANONDCHAI
(THAILAND 2015, 24:55 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can watch a trailer. Painting with history in a room filled...
BACK ROW
TOBIAS KASPAR
(GERMANY 2016, 21:01 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can watch it here. Back Row depicts the back office of the...
THE ANNALS OF PRIVATE HISTORY
AMALIA ULMAN
(UNITED KINGDOM 2015, 14:07 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can watch it here. Amalia Ulman is a 24-year-old...
PILOT
GENERAL IDEA
(CANADA 1977, 18:56 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can watch an excerpt of it here. General Idea is the...
INSTITUTE FOR SOUTHERN CONTEMPORARY ART
JOÃO ENXUTO & ERICA LOVE
(UNITED STATES 2016, 16:20 MINS)
Institute of Southern Contemporary Art (ISCA) imagines a model for contemporary art that pushes certain probabilities towards logical,...
WE’RE ALL HERE
BENY WAGNER
(UNITED STATES/THE NETHERLANDS 2016, 12:02 MINS)
The feeling of inexplicable loss and yearning for something unknown is addressed in Beny Wagner’s video work by means of unexpected...
STIMULATE SURPRISE
DAN REES
(UNITED KINGDOM 2015, 7:04 MINS)
Stimulate Surpise is a rebranding of a laverbread product by a New York advertising agency, Sid Lee. The product named “Bafa Lafwr”...
THE WAS
SAM SMITH & SODA_JERK
(UNITED STATES/AUSTRALIA 2016, 13:41 MINS)
The Was is a sample-based video for now, about the time before now. Part experimental film, part music video and concept album, The Was...
A NECESSARY MUSIC
BEATRICE GIBSON
(USA , 2008, 20:00 MIN)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see it here. Derived from texts by residents of...
MOUNT SHASTA
OLIVER HUSAIN
(CANADA, 2008, 08:05 MIN)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see it here. “It’s always a pleasure to get...
JLG /PG
PAOLO GREGORI
(CROATIA/BRAZIL, 2008, 08:06 MIN)
A 20,000 km journey to meet the master of modern cinema and how this encounter turned out to be deceitful. BIO: Paolo Gregori is an...
THE FANTASTICAL WORLD OF SCRIPTWRITING
JACK FELDSTEIN
(AUSTRALIA, 2007, 32:00 MIN)
An amazing, perceptive and fun neon animation film on how to write a script by stream of consciousness neon filmmaker Jack Feldstein.
SELF PORTRAIT
EMILIA UKKONEN
(FINLAND, 2007, 06:15 MIN)
“The video Self Portrait is a portrayal of expectations and desires. A small-town girl wants to be someone. This semi autobiographical...
THE HOSE HEADS GET UNHOSED (SHIT HEADS GETTING SHIT FACED)
SETH SCRIVER
(CANADA 2008, 02:00 MINS)
The Hoseheads Get Unhosed is mostly a showing of drawings and animations from short stories of living in the northern Canadian bush as...
THE HOSE HEADS GETS UNHOSED
SETH SCRIVER
(CANADA, 2008, 02:00 MINS)

The Hoseheads Get Unhosed is mostly a showing of drawings and animations from short stories of living in the northern Canadian bush as...
Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (Episode 1: Love and Power)
Adam Curtis
(U.K 2011, 59:32 Mins)
The first episode in a three-part series produced by the BBC explores the proliferation of Ayn Ryand's pseudo-philosophy of...
Watch High Speed Trading in Action
CNN
(U.SA 2013, 2:50 Mins)
A short news clip on computer controlled high-frequency trading focuses on the aesthetic changes to the stock-trading “floor” now...
The Flag
Koken Ergun
(TUR 2006, 9:01 Mins)
The Flag is the second part of Köken Ergun’s video series about the state-controlled national day ceremonies of the Turkish Republic....
The Truth Will Set you Free
Ben Judd
(U.K 2005, 11:08 Mins)
The Truth Will Set You Free uses the words of preachers from Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park and central London, whom Judd filmed for...
Audition Tape
Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay
(Canada 2003, 8 mins.)
What happens when a self-described "gay white male, 5'11", 155 lbs, 29, good singing voice and physical co-ordination" answers an ad for...
Druhy Zivot
Peter Kovacik
(Slovenia 2010, 18:45 mins)
The whole world will be once downloaded into a single communications network. People no longer have to travel to orient themselves in...
REAL SNOW WHITE
Pilvi Takala
(France 2009, 9:15 mins)
The absurd logic of the "real character" and the extreme discipline of Disneyland become apparent when a real fan of Disney's Snow...
Larry Emdur’s Suit
Emile Zile
(Australia 2002, 9:15 mins)
‘Zile is chosen as a contestant on The Price is Right. He comes-on-down, gliding and shuffling. He shrugs, waves his hands, twitches...
Life in adwords (edited)
Erica Scourti
(Greece 2012, 20:00 MINS)
Starting in March 2012, and running until January 2013, Erica Scourti kept a daily diary in the form of Gmail emails that she sent to...
Sportstugan
Gunilla Heilborn and Marten Nilsso
(Sweden 2005, 12:22 mins)
How will his city friends cope with nature when Henrik gathers them in a summer house by a lake, deep in the forest? How will they react...
FAMILY
YURI A, R MOND
(SWITZERLAND 2011, 4:02 MINS)
With monthly passport photos taken during the last 30 years “Family” portraits four people: a relationship goes to pieces, a new one...
MY VOICE WILL REACH YOU
MEIRO KOIZUMI
(JAPAN 2009, 11:26 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Dislocation and the fetishization of relationships underlie the work of...
ALL FLOWER IN TIME
JONATHAN CAOUETTE
(USA 2010, 13:00 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. “I am not from this place,” declares a French cowboy. An old...
MAD DOGS AND ENGLISH MEN
DANIEL CHESTER
(UNITED KINGDOM 2010, 4:42 MINS)
A quintessential British summers day out. Picnics, Spitfires, real ale, naps and some good old fashioned patriotism. For me it is always...
MANDARIN
SARAH BIJLSMA
(THE NETHERLANDS 2010, 16:19 MINS)
Mandarin tells the story of a farmer in Friesland, who desperately wants a girl after the birth of his eight sons. At the same time, the...
ADVENT
PETR HATLE
(CZECH REPUBLIC 2010, 18:00 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on Impakt Channel. An experimental portrait of desperate existence in preChristmas Prague....
S.T.T.L
ELISABETH SMOLARZ
(USA, 2011, 4:20 MINS)
S.T.T.L (Sit tibi terra levis, or “May the earth rest lightly on you”) is a short video about the way we die. Since human death is...
FAMILY PORTRAIT
SARAH CARLIER
(ROMANIA 2010, 2:38 MINS)
In my videos I use a constant frame that just moves through my characters. Using this working method I want to explore the boundaries...
NE VOUS LAISSEZ PAS CONSOLER
DEMOCRACIA
(SPAIN 2009, 17:00 MINS)
A philosophical intervention in a football stadium. Brecht, Camus and Rimbaud are guests of football club Girodins Bordeaux....
EXTENSIONS
HANS OP DE BEECK
(BELGIUM 2009, 10:58 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. Our technology driven society as a dark dream, as an obscure an...
CARTOON FOR THOSE WHO HAVE A CERTAIN FONDNESS FOR IDEAS BUT ARE TIRED OF THINKING
STEVE REINKE
(THE NETHERLANDS 2010, 2:14 MINS)
A cartoon for those who have a certain fondness for ideas but are tired of thinking BIO: Steve Reinke is an artist and writer best...
TIME’S UP
MARIE-CATHERINE THEILER & JAN PETERS
(GERMANY 2009, 15:00 MINS)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. While the makers are expecting a baby, they get into a car crash. This...
BEAUTY PLUS PITY
EMILY VEY DUKE & COOPER BATTERSBY
(CANADA 2009, 14:00 MINS)
This contemporary fable sheds light on our existence as a messy and abject farce. Stuffed animals, a hunter in reverie and God...
BEAVER SKULL MAGICK
STEVE REINKE
(NL 2010, 5:54 MINS)
The relation between man and nature. A bear in an infamous Internet clipping and a ‘native Canadian’ in an old Canadian television...
GREAT MAN AND CINEMA
JIM FINN
(UNITED STATES 2009, 3:55 MINS)
The text for this film is from a propaganda booklet about the contribution to the cinematic history by North Korean leader Kim Jung Il....
Seeing Bush Through Trees
Jan van Nuenen
(The Netherlands 2002, 02:01 mins)
Logos of notorious multinationals are creating a distorted portrait of the even more notorious G. W. Bush. Bio: After his education at...
FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES ONLY
SARAH WOOD
(UK 2009, 8:25 MINS)
How does it feel to be unable to see images of the place you come from in this media-saturated society of ours? BIO: Sarah Wood has...
PORTRAIT OF KARL MARX AS A YOUNG GOD
GERNOT WIELAND
(GERMANY 2009, 0:59 MINS)
Documentary and fiction in one. About the desire for utopia, Marxism, and a different society. BIO: Gernot Wieland works mainly with...
Untitled (The Remake)
Stefanos Tsivopoulos
(GREECE, 2007, 14:08 mins)
Untitled (The Remake) combines archival footage from the years of the 1967-1973 military dictatorship in Greece which depicts official...
Cleopatra’s Teeth
Mike Kiburz
(United States 2008, 17:00 mins)
An oral historian's obsessions with the famed ruler of ancient Egypt. A montage of love letters, dental decay, cavities and general oral...
Chillida (Forms and Feelings)
Falke Pisano
(The Netherlands 2006, 13:40 mins)
In Chillida (Forms and Feelings) the artist reacts to a series of sculptures by Eduardo Chillida taken by David Finn. The ostensible...
UNFORTUNATE DISCOVERY BEHIND A REGRETTABLE INVENTION
PATRICK WARD
(UK 2011, 3:10 MINS)
As the title suggest, Patrick Ward explores the skewing of reality by technology. The little dot that appears in the footage is...
Polis
Erkka Nissinen
(Finland 2012, 13:40 mins)
'Pig Shit Tit Ass Sailor' is only one of Polis' inhabitants who, just like politicians, porn actors and lost tourists, encounter...
OUTER SPACE
PETER TSCHERKASSKY
(ITALY 1999, 9:35 MINS)
Tscherkassky’s is a different approach to remixing footage. His is reworking his material in a way that it aids his storytelling and...
Freedom Device
John Butler
(United Kingdom 2011, 3:20 mins.)
Demonstration of a new high tech device that was specially designed to improve the controllability of democratic countries and other...
The Turner Film Diaries
James T. Hong
(United States 2012, 26:00 mins)
Unfortunately this video is not available on the Impakt Channel. A pseudo-educational film from an alternate future based on the...
SPECTRES OF THE SPECTRUM
CRAIG BALDWIN
(USA 1999, 1:31:14 MINS)
Craig Baldwin’s Spectres of the Spectrum is an assault to the senses, in the best possible way. We are bombarded with images and...
(IF I CAN SING A SONG ABOUT) LIGATURES
ABIGAIL CHILD
(USA 2009, 5:23 MINS)
Exploring the relationship between text and image, (If I Can Sing a Song About) Ligatures focuses on how text turns into an image, spins...
Pigs
Black Dice
(United States 2011, 3:28 mins.)
The latest music video by the experimental noise punk trio Black Dice from New York, that is just as insane as the band's previous video...
PROTEST OHNE ÄSTHETIK UND FORM
Manfred Rainer, Pawel Szostak & Hannah Rosa Öllinger
(AUSTRIA 2011, 14:40 mins)
The short film "Protest ohne Ästhetik und Form" tells the story of the fictitious protest movement in Warsaw in the late 90s. The...
YOU’RE NOT MY FATHER
PAUL SLOCUM
(USA 2007, 4:24 MINS)
The artist searched on the internet for people who were willing to reenact a short sequence from the 1990s TV show “Full House”. He...
THE BULL LEAD BEAR
Oliver Ressler & Zanny Begg
(AUSTRIA 2012, 24:00 MINS)
The economic crisis and the collapsed banking system, but now for a change very clearly explained by a sceptical economist, in a bar....
The Suburb Within
Pekka Sassi
(FN 2009, 11:30 mins)
A film about communication, narration and presence. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why...
Alva Noto – Uni Acronym
Carsten Nicolai
(Germany 2011, 6:42 mins)
208 recognisable three letter words cascade across the screen. The foundations of our capitalist, technocratic society. From time to...
When Adar Enters
Yael Bartana
(IS 2003, 7:01 mins)
'When Adar Enters' opens with short shots of boys and girls in the streets of Bnei Brak (a religious suburb of Tel Aviv) dressed in...
Body Magic
John Michael Boling & Javier Morales
(USA 2006, 2:33 MINS)
This video shows a re-edited version of found footage of dancing teenagers from a TV show sponsored by Barbie. The artists added their...
CONTINUITY
Omar Fast
(Germany 2012, 41:00 mins)
A young soldier returns from a tour of Afghanistan. Omar Fast's much lauded film tells the story of a family trying to reconstruct the...
Danse Macabre
Persijn Broersen and Raymond Taudin Chabot
(NL 1974, 3:26 mins)
The film consists of photographs taken at ‘’Chez Ali’’, a roadhouse in the countryside of Belgium. The portrayed village people...
Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies under America 1991
Craig Baldwin
(USA 1999, 48:47 MINS)
Tribulation 99 is one of the most complex North American found footage films out there. It is a pseudo pseudo-documentary that engages...
SUCHY PION
Suchy Pion
(Poland 2012, 12:14 mins.)
In this short film Bakowski develops an architectural metaphor to literalize the way a film can construct emotional states by piecing...
Let’s Face It (Extravios Mentales)
Miguel Jara
(Mexico 2013, 8:00 mins)
Jara, a mathematician and artist, created a psychedelic animation in which odd characters and geometric patterns create a dark, out of...
Erdős–Bacon number
Jessica Tsang
(Great Britain 2012, 13:42 mins)
Let’s explain: a Bacon number indicates the amount of film roles that seperate an actor from Kevin Bacon. Science has the very...
Triangle
Grace Nayoon Rhee
(United States 2012, 6:07 mins)
A curious figure derails daily routine. Psychological tension mounts and then explodes. BIO: Grace Nayoon Rhee is a young filmmaker,...
A Few Extra Copies
Bobby Abate
(USA 2012, 10 mins)
On 22 January 1987, Pennsylvania's state treasurer Budd Dwyer, who was convicted of taking bribes, handed out copies of his farewell...
Presuda
Duro Gavran
(CR 2013, 11:20 mins)
Unfortunately, this video is not available on the Impakt Channel, but you can see a trailer here instead. Sixteen years after the war, a...
The Amateur Scientist
Tom Sherman
(CAN 2012, 5:53 mins)
Conspiracy theories about the government suppressing scientific information leads an amateur to conduct old-fashioned, empirical...
A Holy Order
Ben Fain
(U.S 2012, 19:34 mins)
Locations: a family-oriented parade in Chicago; Facebook; an ambulance and a car wash. An absurdist collage of bizarre interventions...
Coffins
Kelman Duran and Hyesung Moon
(U.S 2012, 19:06 mins)
Even when removed from civilisation, man cannot escape capitalism’s structures. A portrait of a difficult position outside society....
Visiting Joint Surveillance Area
Tae Eun Kim
(S.K 2011, 5:55)
The Korean film Joint Security Area (2000) was shot in deserted village of Panmunjeom in the demilitarised zone between North and South...
This Lemon tastes of Apple
Hiwa K
(IR 2011, 6:15 mins)
Survivors of the massive gas attack in Northern Iraq in 1988 say deadly chemicals smelled of apple. During the Arab uprising, also...
Remind Me
H5 (Ludovic Houplan & Hervé de Crécy) and Röyksopp
(FR 2002, 05:00 mins)
A computer animated music video that the French motion graphics studio H5 made for the song Röyksopp. It features a day in the life of...
Wir sind Daten
Peter Weibel & Hotel Morphila Orchester
(DE 2013, 05:00 mins)
Peter Weibel & Hotel Morphila Orchester’s famous song “Wir Sind Daten”, a tribute to Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden from...
A Dialogue with Cyberspace
Brian den Hartog
(BE/NL 2018, 14:00 mins)
Is the world just a place where our bodies live? What is it like to have a body and how is it related to what we feel?  While we are...
The Expression of Hands (Der Ausdruck der Hände)
Harun Farocki
(DE 1997, 30:00 mins)
Historically, the cinema close-up was initially employed to convey emotions through facial expressions. But soon filmmakers also began...
Untitled
NEÏL BELOUFA
(FR 2010, 14:57 min)
A luxurious villa in Algeria, built in modernist style, is the setting for the action in ‘Untitled’. Or actually, it isn’t. In...
PULNOC (MIDNIGHT)
KLÁRA TASOVSKÁ
(CZ 2010, 40:00 MIN)
“Midnight”, a visually refined film by Klára Tasovská, blends several layers. The personal experience of the director, who chose...
Babel
HENDRICK DUSOLLIER
(FR 2010, 15:00 MIN)
From the celestial mountains to the peak of Shanghai’s towers, two young peasants leave their village to get to the metropolis....
Line III
Johanna Reich
(DE 2008, 2:20 mins)
The video „line“ shows a high-resolution digital camera reaching its limits: A black-clothed person paints a black line on a wall....
ADRESSEN UNMÖGLICHER ORTE
YVES NETZHAMMER
(CH 2009, 22:00 MIN)
In this new work by Yves Netzhammer, he further explores the poetics of his computer animated aesthetic. Netzhammer juxtaposes the...
Everybody
STEVE REINKE & JESSIE MOTT
(US 2009, 04:00 MIN)
This short fable depicts how animals suffer from the exact same interpersonal everyday struggles as we humans do. As an example a...
Kassandra
JOHANNA REICH
(DE 2008, 4:00 MINS)
On a female face one can see excerpts from Fritz Lang’s silent film Doctor Mabuse, which like no other came to stand for the aura...
PLUS TRAVAILLER
YVES-MARIE MAHÉ
(FR 2008, 01:45 MIN)
Because of age restrictions the video will only be accessible when logged into Vimeo Plus Travailler demands a closer look at our work...
“S”
YURI A
(CH 2008, 12:20 MIN)
Cakes in general only evoke good feelings, while farts, some of the most common substances around, shock, repel and offend. But the...
NAUFRAGE
CLORINDE DURAND
(FR 2008, 07:00 MIN)
Naufrage lists fears: the narration stops at the frozen instant. But Naufrage relates something. What is it talking about ? We...
Picture The Homeless Tent City
Not An Alternative
(US 2009, 15:54 mins)
Video from the tent city that was installed in East Harlem on July 23rd 2009. Not An Alternative teamed up with Picture The Homeless,...
Endless Cities_Redux
D-Fuse
(UK 2009, 4:36 MINS)
As the world population continues to move to urban centres, growing numbers of people contest a limited supply of space as their place...
Future Past Perfect
Carsten Nicolai
(DE 2009, 3:43 mins)
On a quiet autumn evening in Tokyo, a man is trying to get a small bottle of tea from a machine, but instead he is treated to a small...
11 Fragments of Japan
Paulien Oltheten
(JP 2009, 20:28 mins)
The public domain and human behaviour is the starting point for the work of Paulien Oltheten (1982). Through photographs and video...
Brilliant City
D-Fuse
(UK 2008, 14:16 mins)
The title refers to the location, a residential complex comprised of 25 highrises in the northern part of Shanghai, China. It is...
City of Progress
Justin Bennett
(NL 2009, 11:00 mins)




“A city could start like this drawing: first there’s an empty space and then an event:a dot on the paper.” The video traces the...
You Are Here (excerpt The Chinese Room)
Daniel Cockburn
(CA 2011, 10:00 mins excerpt, original length 79:00 mins)
You Are Here is a Jorge Borges-like fantasy composed of multiple worlds, circling and weaving around each other in always-unexpected...
Interference (Music Video for Holly Herndon)
Metahaven
(US/NL 2015, 05:18 mins)
The Dutch design and art collective Metahaven have premiered their new music video “Interference”, by the much acclaimed...
Suchy Pion (Dry Standpipe)
Wojciech Bąkowski
(PL 2012, 12:09 mins)
Bakowski develops an architectural metaphor for the way a film can construct emotional states by piecing together certain images and...
The Ethical Governor
John Butler
(UK, 2010 8:00 mins)
Produced in the mock-serious tone of an intra-governmental presentation Butler’s Ethical Governor uses black humor to skewer the...
Last Episode (HOTEL)
Benjamin Nuel
(FR 2013, 7:00 mins)
In this conclusion to Nuel’s series, two videogame characters based on opposing “terrorist” and “counter-terrorist” teams find...
Still Life (Betamale)
Jon Rafman
(US 2013, US, 4:56 mins)
A non-linear portrait of a new kind of digital underground man, whose affective environment consists of violent video – games,...
Walking up and down to a woman I once had a crush on
Feiko Beckers
(NL, 2009, 07:00 mins)
A self-explanatory short that investigates the formalization of love and nostalgia through the technical tropes of cinema.
Fictions and Futures
Arne Hector & Minze Tummescheit
(DE 2013, 30 mins)
Anybody can legally participate in the huge casino of the commodity futures market in the hope of making real profits from an abstract...
The Making of Utopia
Tellervo Kalleinen & Oliver Kochla-Kalleinen
(FI/AU 2006, 60:00 mins)
Tellervo and Oliver sent an open letter to the communities in Australia inviting them to join a workshop and write a fiction film about...
The Possibility of Utopia
Julio Soto
(ES/US 2004, 17:45 mins)
This eighteen-minute audiovisual work dynamically combines found images of once-ideal cities such as Akademgorodok, an artificial city...
Luxury Survival Fair
Mary Ponomareva
(RU/NL 2018, 13:28 mins)
The future is full of uncertainty, danger, and fear. At the Luxury Survival Fair, we expect ‘the end of the world’ to be fabulously...
Imitations of Life
Mike Hoolboom
(CA 2003, 22:04 mins)
When Mike Hoolboom himself gets hold of a camera, it's above all to film Jack, his sister's little boy, for whom he shows concerned...
The Pakistani Starfleet: dOvestar Chronicles
Kenny Irwin
(US 2009, 09:03 mins)
Pakistani Starfleet Explorers is a series of artwork by Kenny Hassan Irwin who is not Pakistani by descent but he seems to be Pakistani...
Why
Borja Rodriguez Alonso
(ES 2013, 04:53 mins)
The most mundane searches on Google are completed by ‘autocomplete’. It reveals not only a worldwide curiosity but primarily a wide...
E-ruqyah
Arya Sukapura Putra
(ID 2013, 2:08 mins)
Ruqyah is an Islamic rite of banning negative energy caused by health problems. Today, the potential of the smartphone has also seeped...
Catoptrophilia
David Ferrando Giraut
(EE/UK 2013, 12:19 mins)
An encounter between two objects whose symbolic functions are, in fact, very closely related: an ancient Egyptian hand mirror and the...
Web 2.0 Suicide Machine
Gordan Savicic
(NL 2009, 03:34 mins)
The Web 2.0 Suicide Machine is a service that helps users tired of MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter, to “commit suicide in social...
Face to Facebook
Alessandro Ludovico & Paolo Cirio
(IT 2011, 01:20 mins, trailer)
Stealing 1 million Facebook profiles, filtering them with face-recognition software, and then, posting them on a custom-made dating...
Artificial Worlds V.3.0
Richard Fenwick
(UK 2006, 08:37 mins)
Artificial Worlds V.3.0 depicts a group of people running for their lives, but not from a visible discernible enemy. This monster is...
Giddy (Music Video Perera Elsewhere Ft. Gonjasufi)
Ewelina Aleksandrowicz & Andrzej Wojtas (Pussykrew)
(DE 2013, 3:50 mins)
A music video that looks like a desolate post-apocalyptic landscape and an enchanting, shining reality at the same time.
The Form of the Good
James T. Hong
(US 2005, 4:00 mins)
By combining the classical story of Plato’s cave with the contemporary images of the Iraq war this video shows that news is a...
Civilization
Marco Brambilla
(US 2008, 3:22 mins)
This crazy video collage of miscellaneous footage from movies and television displays a different world that illustrates the various...
Paranormal
Gerda Lampalzer & Manfred Oppermann
(DE 1997, 49:44 mins)
This documentary tells the story of a man in Germany who sees proof of paranormal activity in the disruption of videotapes. According to...
S-11 Redux: (Channel) Surfing the Apocalypse
GNN
(US 2002, 10:53 mins)
The Guerrilla News Network shows their concerns about the fusion of voices between news agencies and the government during wartime. 20...
Special Report
Brian Boyce
(US 1999, 3:57 mins)
Using footage from CNN and ABC news reports, Boyce possesses American news anchors with the spirits of old-time sci-fi who speak the...
All People is Plastic
Harald Hund
(2005 Austria, 12:29 mins)
Everybody in the city does the same, looks the same. Remote-controlled. Living to work in a big corporation, getting one day off at the...
Spin
Tony Hill
(UK 2015, 3:31 mins)
A spinning camera finds new perspectives on some portraits and other things. Strangely the world does not become an abstract blur but...
Retracer
Michael Langoth
(Austria 1991, 3:45 mins)
Back to the beginning or the race against time. In Michael Langoth’s multi-award-winning video from 1991, a normal homebound returner...
The Box
Richard Fenwick
(UK 2007, 9:15 mins)
A city dweller’s anonymous life suddenly becomes the subject of a mysterious televised signal. A spooky conceptual thriller that shows...
Zeno’s Paradox
Robert Arnold
(US 2003, 5:13 mins)
An experimental digital video exploring the illusions of cinematic movement and depth as corollaries of Zeno’s paradox: There is no...
The Iraq Campaign
Phil Patiris
(US 1992, 18:39 Mins)
This 20 minute political remix film entitled “Iraq Campaign 91″ was created in 1991. Phil Patiris transformed network news footage,...
Jenin Journal
Sagi Groner
(IL 2005, 8:11 mins)
A war experienced in exile through images from the news, a correspondence with home, and interviews with fellow ex-patriots. A...
FAQ
Sagi Groner
(IL 2007, 26:54 mins)
Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ is made of sampled footage from fiction films, documentaries and archive footage. It is a journey in...
Meditation on Violence
Sagi Groner
(IL 2005, 13:02 mins)
A narrated tour of images from the NATO bombing campaign in Kosovo 1999. A contemplation on distant representation, empathy, the art of...
The Ethical Governor
John Butler
(UK 2010, 8:00 mins)
Produced in the mock-serious tone of an intragovermental presentation Butler’s Ethical Governor uses black humor to skewer the ethical...
Air Square
Marcus J. Carney
(AT 2002, 8:16 mins)
Air Square is a hilarious and bizarre short film about a fictitious airline with some of the craziest rules you could imagine. Due to...
Red Finger Nailpolish
Hester Scheurwater
(NL 2003, 4:10 mins)
In slow motion and close-up, the camera travels along the hands and legs of two women. They are in a corner of a blue concrete room; one...
Lisa
Hester Scheurwater
(NL 2001, 3:30 mins)
Two women occupy one space. Without showing their faces, the camera lingers on their bodies in images that capture both from an extreme...
Pinochet’s Women
Eduardo Menz
(CA 2005, 11:43 Mins)
In this experimental short, the viewer is forced to role-play through the repeated employment and alteration of the text, sound and...
Siren
Keren Sitter
(US 2014, 14:39 mins)
An alienating scenario of love and revenge. Crimes of passion, gender inequality and webcam girls.
Sub-Optimal
John Butler
(UK 2007, 3:28 mins)
John Butler is known for his animated futuristic environments. Sub-Optimal takes place in this near future where power relations in...
Met Simon Vinkenoog naar het New Babylon van Constant
Lies Westenburg
(NL 1962, 15:35 mins)
Accompanying Simon Vinkenoog to Constant's New Babylon is part of the VPRO series Atelierbezoek. Lies Westenburg visits Constant at his...
Power Up
Sverre Fredriksen
(NL 2005, 4:54 mins)
Power Up is an animated short film created with stencils, spray paint and a super-8 film camera. It presents a critical view of...
The Evil Empire
Federico Solmi
(US 2009, 4:14 mins)
The Evil Empire is the title of my latest video animation. The video animation takes place in the heart of Vatic-anal City, in the year...
Reckoning 3
Kent Lambert
(US 2014, 11:40 mins)
Using the visual material that Lambert collected during two years of active gaming, he explores the poetry and alienation of male...
The Modular Body
Floris Kaayk
(NL 2016, 0:41 mins, trailer)
The Modular Body is an online science fiction story about the creation of OSCAR, a living organism built from human cells. Its inventor...
Cable Xcess
Kristin Lucas
(US 1996, 4:35 mins)
Cable Xcess is a public service announcement/infomercial which informs viewers about the consequences of long term exposure to...
Hyper-Reality
Keiichi Matsuda
(CO 2016, 6:15 mins)
Hyper-Reality is a concept film by Keiichi Matsuda. It presents a provocative and kaleidoscopic new vision of the future, where physical...
Metalosis Maligna
Floris Kaayk
(NL 2006, 7:27 mins)
Metalosis Maligna is a fictional documentary about a disease that affects patients with medical implants. Metalosis Maligna occurs when...
Refusnik
John Butler
(UK 2013, 8:19 mins)
An infomercial about the latest technological developments which can compensate for man’s inadequacy.
Extensions
Hans op de Beek
(BE 2009, 10:58 mins)
In terms of content, the animated film 'Extensions' deals with cultural and subcultural rituals, science and technology as extensions...
Raymond
Nina Yuen
(US 2014, 5:19 mins)
In Raymond, an intimate film about the relationship between the artist and her father, Yuen indirectly sketches a picture of her...
Pure Difference
Byron Peters
(CA 2018, 21:45 mins)
Pure Difference asks us "What is a number?" It is the debut episode in Anti-Racist Mathematics and Other Stories, a series of learning...
The Centrifuge Brain Project
Till Nowak
(DE 2011, 06:36 mins)
The “Centrifuge Brain Project” gives an insight on scientific experiments with amusement park rides. It is about our sometimes...
Nero
Emma Verhoeven
(NL 2018, 05:03 mins)
Nero explores the (re)construction of memories in a digital age. While a classics professor recalls the image of an ancient political...
Hypno Project
Doug Fishbone
(UK 2009, 12:55 mins)
This work examines how people react to stimuli under the influence of hypnosis. I was interested to see how an audience would respond to...
Secret Machine
Reynold Reynolds
(DE 2009, 10:36 mins)
In Secret Machine a woman is subjected to Muybridge’s motion studies. She is treated in the same fashion as in the original Muybridge...
Departure
Lin + Lam
(US 2004, 49:54 mins)
Experimental artistic documentary visualising urban transportation in several Asian metropoles, while narrating the history of...
Hoog Catharijne
Henk Gomersbach
(NL 1968, 09:15 mins)
Commercial impression of the realisation of the mall around Utrecht Central Station to be built as the epitome of Dutch post-war urban...
Hong Kong
Gerard Holthuis
(NL 1999, 18:21 mins)
Landing planes flying eerily low above Hong Kong’s highrises, filmed from street level, creating a visceral experience of scale.
Besenbahn
Dietmar Offenhuber
(US 2001, 09:45 mins)
Kaleidoscopic portrait of view on and from the car, morphing into road and highway structures, visualising the car as the basis of scale...
Interior New York Subway
Billy Bitzer
(US 1905, 05:38 mins)
The camera follows the chart of the New York metro through the dark tunnels, while the visual noise gives a psychedelic effect, as if...
Sportstugan
Gunilla Heilborn & Mårten Nilsson
(SE 2015, 12:22 mins)
Portrait of a small group of people tricked and trapped into a cult-like survivalist life in the Scandinavian woods.
Alpeichhorn
Alex Herzog & Bernd Wuertz
(DE 2006, 04:55 mins)
Audiovisual poem of the forest and its almost timeless existence through the seasons, day and night, birth and decay.
Invisible Cities
Julio Soto
(US 2002, 07:40 mins)
Post-apocalyptic audiovisual reflection on the city as the embodiment of civilisation on the level of both the personal human experience...
Cobra Mist
Emily Richardson
(UK 2008, 06:54 mins)
Immersive portrait of a deserted landscape marked by industrial, military ruins, that gives a very vivid experience of a...
Operation Jane Walk
Leonhard Müllner & Robin Klengel
(AT 2018, 16:14)
Armed City Tour in post-apocalyptic New York, where the destruction of long distance traffic has created surreal open infrastructure...
Ciclovia: Bogotá, Colombia
Streetfilms
(CO 2007, 09:41 mins)
Started in Bogotá, Colombia, as early as 1974, a municipal initiative to temporarily close roads for cars to make space for bicyclists...
The Catalogue
Chris Oakley
(UK 2004, 05:41 mins)
In The Catalogue Chris Oakley presents the scenario of a perfect world of consumption, where a video surveillance system films the...
We Could Have Helped
Cecilia Lundqvist
(SE, 2008, 1:57 mins)
We Could Have Helped is an animated video. Three men in costumes represent rich men with power and possession. People who actually have...
Parallel Paradises: Ecuador
Manuel Saiz
(EC 2007, 8:00 min)
The interaction between the lama, who belongs to the land of moors, with the supermarket is perturbing. She wanders lost in the codified...
Future Past Perfect Pt. 3
Carsten Nicolai
(DE 2009, 3:43 mins)
On a quiet autumn evening in Tokyo, a man is trying to get a small bottle of tea from a machine, but instead he is treated to a small...
Stimulate Surprise
Dan Rees
(UK 2016, 07:04 mins)
Stimulate Surprise is a rebranding of a laver bread product by a New York advertising agency, Sid Lee. The product named “Bafa...
The Badass Women Photojournalists of Kashmir
The Quint
(IN 2019, 4:10 mins)
“The story doesn’t end after conflict or killing. The story starts after that.” A female perspective on the Kashmiri conflict.
Dismantling the Simulation
Miyö van Stenis
(VE 2014, 03:49 mins)
Dismantling the Simulation is an initiative of participatory visual activism. It was born as an experimental Facebook group La Meta es...
For Cultural Purposes Only
Sarah Wood
(UK 2009, 8:29 mins)
“When you say to someone “you’re history” it doesn’t mean that you’re a part of it; it means that you’re obliterated....
Great Balls of Fire
Leon Grodski
(US 2001, 6:33 mins)
Jimmy, homeless in NYC on 911 commenting on the attack on the World Trade Centre (WTC). Calls the WTC the “Towers of Babylon”,...
What Barry Says
Simon Robson
(UK 2003, 2:58 mins)
Robson addresses the US and ‘War on Terror’ directly, as well as the military industrial complex which upholds it/necessitates it.
Once you’ve shot the gun you can’t stop the bullet
Jayce Salloum
(CA 1988, 7:37 mins)
Shot between multiple locations including Vancouver, Beirut, Lebanon, Las Vegas (and many more), this work takes footage from each...
Enduring Freedom: The Opening Chapter
Klaus Obermeyer
(US 2005, 5:03 mins)
“In the year since the attacks of September 11, more than 80,000 men and women serving as Marines and Sailors have deployed outside...
Every (Movie, Sound, Image, Text) On My Cell Phone
Darrin Martin
(2009, 8:00 mins)
Another example of how our memories can blur together if we mix up, with no particular order or selection. The result is quite curious:...
TIME TRAVEL BOYFRIENDS
Josephine Halbert
(UK 2009, 10:09 mins)
Halbert creates a love letter to the historical men that she admires the most and imagines a romantic relationship with all of them....
What I’m Looking For
Shelly Silver
(US 2004, 2:14 mins, excerpt)
Online dating and revealing intimacies to strangers is the main theme of this film. The act of photographing strangers in the street...
Rocco Never Dies
Federico Solmi
(US 2005, 3:53 mins, trailer)
The glorification of loveless sex and porn as a modern way of love is what this tribute to popular porn star Rocco Sifredi is about. In...
Murder & UFOs
Brian MacDonald
(CA 2005, 20:18 mins)
What if Marilyn Monroe actually did not die? One of the most tragically public love stories in the recent past takes a different turn in...
Ghosts with Shit Jobs
Chris McCawley, Jim Morrison, Jim Munroe, Tate Young
(US 2012, 2:29 mins, trailer)
In 2040, a generation of Torontonians have grown up after the economic collapse of the west. The movie consists of episodes of a...
Cabinet
Tim Shore
(UK 2006, 18:16 mins)
In Cabinet, Tim Shore pursues a disturbing message through the spaces of the American landscape. An associative framework of found...
The Stroker
Pilvi Takala
(UK 2018, 15:16 mins)
The film shows how people negotiate the dilemma of being mediated bodies under social pressure, and how such responses are controlled by...
Power Play
Cecilia Lundqvist
(SE 2004, 10:52 mins)
Power Play is an animated video, consisting of ten different scenes in which two men compete in emphasizing their manhood, using...
Work in Progress
Brent Coughenour
(US 2011, 13:17 mins)
There’s something unnerving about a robot that resembles a human. Instead of listening to that fear we should instead focus on the...
City of Work: Module 2
Michael Lewy
(US 2013, 6:48 mins)
Part of a project by the artist, illustrating the dystopian society where work is all encompassing, vacation is chosen by lottery and...
Polis X
Erkka Nissinen
(FI 2012, 13:40 mins)
Pig Shit Tit Ass Sailor is just one of Polis's residents who, like politicians, porn actors and stray tourists, encounter an unhealthy...
Look Alike #23: Robert de Niro
Taryn Fitzgerald
(US 2001, 2:24 mins)
Look-alikes 2001-2002 is a series of short video portraits that explore the psyche of ordinary people who think they look or are often...
1987-1993
Marius Dybwad Brandrud
(SE 2010, 11:00 mins)
“It took us 7 years. My mother and me. We were trying to make the perfect photo of me.”
My Aunt Superstar
Igor Sevcuk
(NL 2002. 2:14 mins)
Sevcuk depicts his aunt’s mundane life through the lens of a superstar persona. The visual adult life, partaking in various...
I Am a Boyband
Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay
(CA 2002, 5:00 mins)
The language of love songs and representations of pop masculinity are explored as the artist performs all four parts of a boyband...
Crazy Girls
Jesper Nordahl
(LV 2001, 8:25)
The crazy girls dance through neglected streets singing songs everyone is familiar with. Oblivious to their surroundings, they try to...
Looking for Alfred
Johan Grimonprez
(BE/UK 2005, 10:04 mins)
Obsessed with de/reconstructing our corrupted visions of media, celebrity and appearance, Johan Grimonprez assembled a bewildering...
American Reflexxx
ALLI COATES & SIGNE PIERCE
(US 2013, 14:02 MINS)
American Reflexxx is a short film documenting a social experiment that took place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Director Alli Coates...
#Dearcatcallers
NOA JANSMA
(NL 2018, 1:26 mins, trailer)
Realising many people still don’t know how often and in whatever context catcalling happens, Noa started her project #dearcatcallers....