|Title||Comparing Experimental Cinemas|
This curatorial project consists of a symposium on Asian experimental cinema organised in Bangalore by Ingawanij (CREAM) and Shai Heredia (Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology). As part of the symposium Ingawanij presented her curated screening programme Reuse, Retell, featuring works by experimental filmmakers and moving image artists in/from Asia that mine moving image archives. Accompanying the symposium was a network gathering event and planning sessions designed to consolidate and expand a network of grassroots experimental filmmakers and artist moving image practitioners and educators of which Ingawanij and Heredia are a key part.
Comparing Experimental Cinemas is part of Ingawanij's curatorial research project on southern film essayists. Outputs include the article 'Nguyen Trinh Thi's Essay Films,' in Women Artists, Feminism and the Moving Image, Lucy Reynolds, ed (IB Tauris, 2018); the screening programme Forces and Volumes (BIMI Essay Film Festival 2015 and touring); the curatorial project Southern Collectives (BIM Buenos Aires, 2016); and the article 'The Essay Film as Feminist Cinema in Southeast Asia: Anocha Suwichakornpong and Nguyen Trinh Thi' (forthcoming).
Comparing Experimental Cinemas was funded by British Academy's International Mobility and Partnership Scheme (2014-15).
|Output media||Curatorial symposium and network gathering event; screening programme Reuse, Retell|
|Keywords||Experimental cinema, Artists Moving Image, Curation, Asia, Archive|
|Web address (URL)||http://srishti.ac.in/cec/|