Saturday, November 24, 2012
New Works Salon VII
Echo Park Film Center
Tokyo, Early September 2012 (2012)
10 minutes, 16mm.
End / Very / Beach / Er / Block / Pus (2012)
approx. 10 minutes, photographs, text.
Chris Girard will read embedded poems next to six collaged photos of different types of public signs (and non-signs) found in and around Los Angeles entitled End / Very / Beach / Er / Block / Pus. The placement of photography next to words integrates the dissolution of image through the words in this live collage poetry session.
Balance of Endeavour: phase one
15 minutes, 16mm, b/w, sound.
First part of a work in progress, documenting the space shuttle Endeavour passing through Los Angeles. The film was entirely hand processed.
Now and Then (2012)
50 seconds, video, sound.
Spirit Evidence (2012)
2 minutes, video, sound.
These works deal with collecting and imaging the traces, residues, and evidence from the realm of spirits, ghosts, and memory.
Irasshaimase (Welcome) (2012)
6 minutes, Super 8 and HD, sound recordings from Tokyo, and various found music
This eccentric home movie hopes to express the beauty, textures, sounds, strangeness and overwhelming energy I experienced in September and October of this year, in Tokyo Japan.
Stom Sogo (1975–2012)
Take This Tablet (2000)
10 minutes, Super 8 on video, color, sound.