Before the revolution there was no time for nostalgia… all stories were told face to face, and the smell of breath and the impressions of light that fell on smirking elderly oracles was the only projection we would pay attention to. Before the revolution stories meandered, fantastical and mysterious, their fragments emerged as calmly as a prairie thunderstorm – an anticipated arrival, but still wondrous and phenomenal. Experimental cinema is a throwback to these intimate times, it both an act of erasure and a discrete violation. We recognize and speak to the artist’s work, yet we lose ourselves in the drifting traces of...
In Collaboration with the Winnipeg Film Group, we will be holding a colour processing workshop with famed experimental film duo Ojoboca based out of Berlin.When Etkachrome colour reversal film was discontinued, it was increasingly difficult to get that stock. Luckily, Ojoboca came up with a solution so you could use pretty much any colour negative stock to get it projector ready in your own darkroom. In this workshop, they will show you how to process colour negative film as a positive. The participants will shoot some 16mm film on one of the WFG’s Bolex cameras and the duo will teach you the steps to hand process that film as a positive...
The event is as easy as pie: shoot a 3 min, 20 sec Super-8 film in one take and you’re one! No movie will ever be easier to make!2016 marks the 11th year we have partnered with the Winnipeg Film Group in bringing the One Take Super-8 Event to Winnipeg.The premise is simple. Participants sign up on a first come, first served basis and do not need to have any previous filmmaking experience. The $25 participation fee is used to cover the material costs associated with participation: film stock, processing, shipping and digital transfer. Films are then shot in one take (no cuts, no splices – the only type of editing that is allowed is in-camera...
This 16mm workshop will take the participants step by step through new photo-chemical technique which allows selectively controlled negative and positive colour and black and white images on the same strip of film with filmmaker Richard Tuohy (Australia).
Exhibition: September 9 – October 8, 2016Opening Reception: Friday, 23 September, 8 pmIn Conversation – Duane Linklater & Jenny Western: Friday, September 23, 7 pmWNDX in collaboration with PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts[...]
Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 28, 8:30 pm | Gurevich Fine ArtDaily Viewings: Thursday & Friday, September 29 & 30, 11am-5pm, Saturday, October 1, 11am – 9pmIn Two Days at the Falls, Isabell Spengler juxtaposes two[...]
A luminous sculpture of the tangled trauma of family trees, we present intimate first person reflections on dispossession, childhood whimsey and a scrapbook woven together with fragments of photographs, wheat germ and HI-8 tapes.SweatKristin Snowbird[...]
WNDX is thrilled to present an evening of performances by DANIEL BARROW (Quebec) and OJOBOCCA (Berlin). Performances will be followed by music provided by DJs Damien Ferland and Joel Friesen and live visuals by Martha Colburn (USA).New[...]
Introduced by OJOBOCA (Anja Dornieden & Juan David González Monroy).It was my friend and experimental peer, Scott Fitzpatrick, who first introduced me to Ojoboca’s work. This was three years ago. The duo had just released[...]
Introduced by Martha Colburn.The films of Martha Colburn are created without fear or inhibition. They are a comical call to arms encouraging the audience to explore the corrupt underbelly of the powers that be, body image, religion and sexy[...]
Blurring the lines between one’s art practice and fictions of reality, these works propose that nothing is untouched by modes of visual production. Whether printing themselves onto celluloid, verifying the scope of a know masterpiece[...]
Smoke em’ if you got em’!! Sensorial overload and lush abstractions that are humorous, hypnotic and could require vitamin supplements. Surprise snacks may be provided.OSamuli Laine | Finland 4:51 mins, HD, 2015, Canadian Premiere Le[...]
WNDX is elated to present the internationally acclaimed and celebrated, David Rimmer. Preoccupied with notions of perception and the lyrical, Rimmer’s practice has extended itself through various forms including experimental practices as well as documentary.[...]