CIRCUIT at Oberhausen IFF 2018
At 12:30pm on Saturday 5 May CIRCUIT presents six recent artworks from Brit Bunkley, Phil Dadson, John Di Stefano, Gavin Hipkins, Nova Paul and Aliyah Winter at the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen.
Founded in 1954, Oberhausen is one of the oldest short film festivals in the world, and is a unique cross-over of the film and art world. CIRCUIT is part of the Market section of the festival, where the worlds video art distributors come together to each present a screening of recent works.
Full list of works;
Aliyah Winter, Eli Jenkins’ Prayer (2016)
Featuring material from the archive of the artist’s late grandfather, Eli Jenkins’ Prayer plays with a form of “drag”, both visually and temporally, to embody queerness through time and space.
Gavin Hipkins, City of Tomorrow (2017)
Chandigarh's modern architecture is explored through Le Corbusier's early writings on repetition and order, and images of the planned capital city
Nova Paul, The Week before Spring (2017)
Shot from a window during an extended period of convalescence, The Week before Spring registers the shifts in nature during a period of transition for the artist and the world outside.
John Di Stefano, Murmurations (Rome) (2017)
A meditation on fascism through two historical sites in Rome; the sports complex Foro Italico, (formerly Foro Mussolini) and the cave Fosse Ardeatine.
Brit Bunkley, Ghost Shelters (2017)
Using drone mounted cameras and 3D modelling, Ghost Shelters maps a series of abject monuments in Germany and the United States.
Phil Dadson, Anatomia Sonora, Sentinels of the Tides (2016)
A portrait of Venice from a kayak, using sound to map the under-bridge acoustics.