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Festival of Sound Video Art
 | Activa 2016 (Aviles, Spain)

We are very proud to announce that film “The White Widow” has been selected to be screened as part of ACTIVA 2016 | Festival of Sound Video Art at the Municipal Center of Arts & Exhibitions (CMAE) from 19th January until 19th February to Aviles (Spain)

 

 

Jaime Rguez is pleased to send the invitation for the exhibition ‘ARTE ALTER’ which will be screened to the “12th edition SINEDIE” as well as the continuous projection of selected works “ACTIVA’2016”. This event opens on January 19, 2016 from 18pm. and will be on display until 19 February in the CMAE. Municipal Arts Center & Exhibitions of Aviles, Spain.

 

Festival of Sound Video Art
 "Activa 2016"

 

The term sound-videoArt pretends to give a new concept to the digitalized works in which sonorous-musical creativity and image in video are combined to generate a symbiosis that is shown as an audiovisual canvas in movement.

The exhibition is directed by Jaime Rguez and coordinated by Encarnación Domingo with Jaime Rguez . The Municipal Foundation of Culture of the City of Avilés will publish a reasoned exhibition catalog written by Juan Carlos Aparicio Vega.

 

More info: http://www.kaosart.org/ACTIVA/2016/ACTIVA-2016.htm
Official websitehttp://www.kaosart.org/

 

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Solar Love (2015) | International Film Festival “On the road ” (Roma, Italy)

Solar Love (2015)
Official selection
International Film Festival “On the road”
November 18th to December 5th 2015
Detour Cinema (Roma, Italy)

 

 

DOTR FF 015 , International Film Festival “On the road”. Landscapes and Escape routes is the theme of this year : Wonderland in erosion with changing landscapes, the possibility and impossibility to escape from when the landscape is no longer home. The Presidents of the Jury for the three competition sections are: the critic Roberto Silvestri , director Daniel Cyprus and computer artist Ida Gerosa . A section out of competition with world premieres ; a silent film masterpiece Brazilian surrealist , limit , live soundtrack by Mike Cooper and Alipio Carvalho Neto , one of the greatest exponents of the musical world , as a special event final.

 

International Film Festival "On the road "

 

Official program:
http://www.cinedetour.it/newsletter/2015/12/27/detour-on-the-road-film-fest-015-official-selection-2015-in-competition/

Official website:
wwww.cinedetour.it

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Helicon Films available on Vimeo

Helicon Films

Helicon Films is an independent film production company based out of Switzerland and the United States that produces short films. The films are three to twenty-four minutes in running time. The films are in black and white, in color, or in a combination of both. The genre for these films is experimental with an emphasis on exploring existential themes. We produce three or four films per year. There are three divisions of our production company: production, preproduction, and postproduction.

Executive producer:
Fred L’Epee
Co-producers:
Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h
Ed Alvarado

Official website: https://vimeo.com/channels/heliconfilms

Helicon Films production:
http://fred-lepee.com/production/

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Helicon Films at OoGIE on 8th October 2015, Marseille (France)

Helicon Films
Films projection at “OoGIE”
On 8th October 2015
Marseille (France)

Helicon Films

More info on: http://www.oogie.eu/?page_id=1476

 

Live music
By Lionel Corsini
Aka dj Oil (Troublemakers)

Lionel Corsini aka DJ Oil (Troublemakers)

More info: http://www.oogie.eu/?page_id=1474

 

 

Official website: http://www.oogie.eu/

 

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Solar Love (2015) | Film now available

Solar Love (2015)
Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h
Music by Angel Sanchez Cervera
(Hortus Conclusus Records 2015)

 

Genre Experimental/Fiction
Year 2015
Duration 06 mn 50s

 

Helicon Films 2015
This work is licensed under Creative Commons.
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.

 

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Festival Cel·AV | Art Center of Central Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain)

BIPOLAR (2014)
1rst edition of Festival Cel·AV | Vídeo a Konvent
Contemporary Art Center of Central Catalonia
From 18th to 20th September
Barcelona (Spain)

 

 

The collective project of “HearteartH” will be presented to Barcelona, at the festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent! On 18th, 19th and 20th September will be held the first edition of Cel·AV. A videoart festival organized by Konvent, the Contemporary Art Center of Central Catalonia specialized in new artistic languages and the relationship between culture and territory.

 

Festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent

 

The curators of HearteartH prepared a presentation of all the videos so far involved in the project, for the dissemination of video art and especially for Konvent. Videos from around the earth show the huge variety of sensibilities and techniques approaching the theme of HearteartH, and thus are employed to show our world. The peculiarity of this presentation is that there will be fragments of all the videos of the collective project so it is going to be an intense artistic mosaic, inciting to complete the visions on our own.

 

Participating video- and sound artists: Pendar NasserSharif, Jean François Réveillard, ZIL & ZOY (Silke Kuhar & Zoy Winterstein), Tariq Abdus-Sabur, Juan Behrens, Sonia Laura Armaniaco aka §vonica, Ocadium, Sebastian Wiedemann, Max Cooper and Tom Hodge, Murat Sayginer, Shiri Malckin, Maria Felix Korporal, Astrid Astra Indricane, Rafael C Teles, Gianluca Shango Pellegrino, Lino Strangis, Volker Harrach, Larry Wang, Marcantonio Lunardi, Kent Tate, Bob Peterson, Marzena Brandt, Viviana Boscardin, Edoardo Pistolesi Somigli, Duo Strangloscope (Cláudia Cárdenas & Rafael Schlichting), Rolandson, Myriam Thyes, Michael Gaddini, Maria Gill, Jumbo Pimp, Cristina Pavesi, Fred L’Epee, Marta Moretto, Brian Kane, Nicholas Miller, Sylvia Toy St. Louis, Libera Mazzoleni, Mark Tholander, Pinina Podestà, Eija Temisevä, Maria Takeuchi, Francisco Orallo, Yvana Samandova and Borjan Zarevski, Katya Sanna, claRa apaRicio yoldi, B K, Cavestar, Pèninsolar, Michael König.

 

Website of the festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent:
https://celav.wordpress.com/

 

Portfolio dedicated to HearteartH: https://celav.wordpress.com/portfolio/heartearth/

 

Websites of HearteartH:
http://www.heartearth.xyz (video-wall)
http://www.animatedgifs-call-heartearth.weebly.com (animated gifs)
http://www.soundcloud.com/heartearth (sound)

 

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Berliner Liste/Fair for Contemporary Art 2015

“Bipolar” (2014) will be screened within the collective project “HearteartH” at the Berliner Liste – Fair for Contemporary Art from 16th to 20th September, Berlin (Germany)

 

 

The collective project “HearteartH” will be presented at the Berliner Liste – Fair for Contemporary Art in the suggestive building of the old Heizkraftwerk (thermal power station) in the Köpenicker Straße, Berlin.

The virtual video-wall with all the works for the project received so far will be shown in loop during the 5 days of the art fair, in the stand of the Medienwerkstatt.

 

The collective project

 

Participating video and sound artists: Pendar NasserSharif, Jean François Réveillard, Silke Kuhar aka ZIL, Tariq Abdus-Sabur, Juan Behrens, Sonia Laura Armaniaco aka §vonica, Ocadium, Sebastian Wiedemann, Max Cooper and Tom Hodge, Murat Sayginer, Shiri Malckin, Maria Felix Korporal, Astrid Astra Indricane, Rafael C Teles, Gianluca Shango Pellegrino, Lino Strangis, Volker Harrach, Larry Wang, Marcantonio Lunardi, Kent Tate, Bob Peterson, Marzena Brandt, Viviana Boscardin, Edoardo Pistolesi Somigli, Duo Strangloscope (Cláudia Cárdenas & Rafael Schlichting), Rolandson, Myriam Thyes, Michael Gaddini, Maria Gill, Jumbo Pimp, Cristina Pavesi, Fred L’Epee, Marta Moretto, Brian Kane, Nicholas Miller, Sylvia Toy St. Louis, Libera Mazzoleni, Mark Tholander, Pinina Podestà, Eija Temisevä, Maria Takeuchi, Francisco Orallo, Yvana Samandova and Borjan Zarevski, Katya Sanna, claRa apaRicio yoldi, B K, Cavestar, Pèninsolar, Michael König.

 

Website of Berliner Liste:
http://berliner-liste.org/

Websites of HearteartH:
http://www.heartearth.xyz (video-wall)
http://www.animatedgifs-call-heartearth.weebly.com (animated gifs)
http://www.soundcloud.com/heartearth (sound)

 

 

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10th Festival ISI 2015 | Montpellier (France)

“Spiderland” (2014) is selected for the 10th Festival ISI (Insurrection Sentimentale Illimitée) of Montpellier (France) which will held from 3rd to 5th September 2015.

 

 

ISI’s festival content is avant-garde digital art (music, vj, installation), but the projection contains every types of experimental image. The screening program is composed only of the images in the public domain or the Creative Commons. The event is free entrance, the screening is non-commercial and no-profit.

 

More info: http://isi.cellanova.org/

 

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3rd International Festival Cinema Libre | Hamburg (Germany)

“The White Widow” (2015) is selected for the 3rd International Festival Cinema Libre of Hamburg (Germany) which will held from 28th to 30th August 2015.

 

 

Cinema libre differs from the cinema made by industry, television, business, entertainment, motion picture, technology and money. Free from rigths, under licence art libre or creative commons, it is shared and can be diverted without tethers.

To be independent from the film industry, movies can be self-produced, crowd funded and/or be produced with no money at all. In the last decade, digital technologies extended the space of cinema libre and enabled everyone to take back this way of expression swallowed up by industry for decades.

Analogue formats are also coming back as a way to explore and experiment things thanks to alternatives and shared laboratories which are growing up everywhere in the world.

Cinema libre has something to say, something to shout about. It does not pay attention to public expectations. It is neither a job, nor a business. It does not look for a return on investment. It ignores codes, formats and fashions. It is a cinema of experiments and it is often based on DIY, sharing, lightness and freshness.

Cinema libre places poetry before technique, life before show, and facts before effects. It is the antidote to the dominant and standardized pictures, which shape us.

 

Festival International Cinema Libre

 

More info:http://www.festivalducinemalibre.com/

 

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11th MARFICI | International Film Festival ‘Mar del Plata’ (Argentina)

“Bipolar” (2014) is selected for the 11th MARFICI Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de ‘Mar del Plata’ (Argentina) which will held from 22th to 29th August 2015.

 

 

The MARFICI festival is the third largest private company in Latin America, a region where the film is to distribute the most independent channels of expressions that are not accessible. The goal is to create a diffusion space of independent film productions with an international, national and local level.

 

11th Marfici International Film Festival

 

More info:
http://marfici.org/catalogo/tren/
http://marfici.org/

 

 

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The Diary (2015) Film now available

The Diary (2015)
Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-Baptiste Lozach
Music by Barghsdn and Globoscuro 
Genre
Experimental
Year 2015
Duration 08mn 03s

“Our breath is still alive till the end of time. Living the flapping wings beyond to our pulsations. A few pieces of open sky. Covered by the silence of each others. At each step; we’re walking through the wind, when the blood flows in time. An ephemeral life”.– Synopsis

 

Helicon Films 2015
Fred L’Epee
Jean-Baptiste Lozach
Ed Alvarado
 
Licenced under Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs
CC-BY-NC-ND

 

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Film project in process “The Diary” (2015)

A film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-Baptiste Lozach
Music soundtrack by Braghsdn & Globoscuro (Phobias)
Soon released in the month of August.
Thanks for all your support.

Helicon Films

The Diary (2015)

 

Helicon Films is an independent film production company based out of Switzerland and the United States that produces short films. The films are three to twenty-four minutes in running time. The films are in black and white, in color, or in a combination of both. The genre for these films is experimental with an emphasis on exploring existential themes. We produce three or four films per year. There are three divisions of our production company: production, preproduction, and postproduction.

 

Executive producer:
Fred L’Epee
Co-producers:
Jean-Baptiste Lozach
Ed Alvarado

LinkHelicon Films

 

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Bipolar (2014) |10th Montreal Underground Film Festival (MUFF) May 21-24, 2015 (Montreal, Canada)

BIPOLAR (2014)
Film by Fred L’Epee, Elam Ellis Embarq and Ed Alvarado
10th Montreal Underground Film Festival (MUFF)
May 21-24, 2015
Montreal, Canada

MUFF celebrates and promotes low-budget filmmakers who challenge the limitations of mainstream cinema, making the world a more exciting, engaging place to live. We showcase inventive filmmaking that pushes the boundaries of independent film. We encourage experimental work that is radical, visionary, subversive.

MUFF10

MUFF is a small, dedicated collective of programmers in search of creative moving image work featuring any experimental combination of narrative, non-narrative, documentary, animation, sound, style, performance. We are looking for films that highlight the power of the paracinematic to disrupt the status quo—deviant work, unafraid to challenge and enrich the spectator’s relationship to the everyday and to the medium itself.

MUFF is committed to the idea that some of the most unique and critical voices are those that come from the margins—artistic, social, cultural, political. Expose your vision to MUFF!

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International Conference @University of Copenhagen/Denmark (9th-10th April 2015)

‘Pathology of the Images’ (45 min. incl. discussion)
International Conference/ University of Copenhagen (DK)
Program: “What is an Image” on 9th and 10th April 2015.

Pathology of Images

09.04.2015
Lev Manovich (New York): “The Images of Big Data” (85 min. incl. discussion 15 min.) Keynote. Andreas Stæhr (Copenhagen) “The Symbols Played” (25 min. incl. discussion 5 min.) Bent Fausing (Copenhagen) “The Image. The Currency of our Soul” (45 min. incl. discussion 10 min.) Fred L’Epee (Athens/Genève) “Pathology of the Images” (45 min. incl. discussion 10 min.) James Elkins (Chicago)”What was and is an Image” (85 min. incl. discussion, 15 minutes). Keynote.

10.04.2015
Joanna Zylinska (London) “What Is an Image When There’s No One To See It?: Photography after the Human” (85 min. incl. discussion, 15 min.). Keynote. Louise Yung Nielsen (Ålborg/Copenhagen): “Fashion blogging: Body image and media” (25 min. incl. discussion, 5 min.), Jesper Juul (Copenhagen) “The Return of the Big Pixel: The changing Meaning of Graphics in Independent Video Games” (25 min. incl. discussion, 5 min.) Toni Hildebrandt (Bern) “On Gestures and Images Made by Chance. On Cage’s and Anastasi’s Drawings” (25 min. incl. discussion, 5 min.) Troels Degn Johansen (Copenhagen) “Programmatic Images: Rikke Luther’s Learning Site Posters and the Iconoclasm of Relational art” (45 min. incl. discussion, 10 min.). Farida Vis (Sheffield) “Visual Social Media Lab” (45 min. incl. discussion, 10 min.) with Anne Burns and Simon Faulkner.

Keynote speakers: James Elkins, Lev Manovich, Joanna Zylinska.
Organizer: Bent Fausing
More info: http://inss.ku.dk/english/calendar/what-is-an-image /

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The White Widow (2015) Film now available

 

The White Widow (2015)
Film by Fred L’Epee and Kenneth Gentry

Genre Experimental
Year 2015
Duration 10mn 03s
 
“The White Widow” is a psychotropic visual arts film representing the themes of mythology, mysticism, and the existential struggle. The realm is that of the subconscious, the alterations of perception, in the other-worldly than the worldly. Once upon a time the white widow at the edge of a path.-Synopsis

 

Helicon Films 2015
Fred L’Epee
Kenneth Gentry
Ed Alvarado

This work is licensed under Creative Commons.
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.

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