A short documentary about the Black Mountain College, a highly influential school founded in North Carolina, USA, in 1933 where teaching was experimental and committed to an interdisciplinary approach.
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Narrated by Owen Wilson
Featuring Ed Begley Jr., Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston, Irving Blum, Larry Gagosian, Jim Ganzer, Joe Goode, Kim Gordon, and Ed Moses
Produced by Ways & Means
Executive Producers Lana Kim, Jett Steiger
Producer Rachel Nederveld
Presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
MOCA Chief Communication Officier Sarah Lloyd Stifler
MOCA Communications Manager Eva Seta
Editor & Motion Graphics Matthew Miller
Director of Photography Roman Koval
Researcher Lauren Skillen
Sound Mixer Jacques Pienaar
Colorist Bossi Baker
Sound Mixer Brent Kiser, Unbridled Sound
The short film Wrinkles of the City relates the portraits from JR’s Istanbul project to the tales of the local elderly, thus reflecting the traces of time on the city’s architecture through each character’s intimate story.
JRが2008年に行ったプロジェクト「Wrinkless of the City」で描かれたイスタンブールの人々のインタビューを収録したショートフィルム。
Agnes Martin’s restrained yet evocative paintings came from her belief that spiritual inspiration rather than intellect created great work. In this film, which includes rare archive footage of the artist in her studio in New Mexico, her art dealer and confidant Arne Glimcher remembers Martin’s philosophical ideas about her work and her rigorous process in developing her paintings.
Tate curator Frances Morris also reveals the mathematical precision behind Martin’s abstract masterpieces, and the intense experimentation which led to her signature grids.
With the success of Pixar came an avalanche of computer-generated animation but not all animators are following the hi-tech pack. Monocle Films travels to the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and southern England in search of storytellers who think outside the computer box.
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The V&A’s collection of Japanese art and design is one of the largest in Britain. Curators of the V&A’s Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art select some of the highlights from the renowned collections including a samurai sword and a kimono which celebrates air travel.
For more information visit: vam.ac.uk/japan