[MGSA-L] FILM AS FILM symposium, Basel (April 23/24)

Rebekah Rutkoff rrutkoff at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 12:11:35 PDT 2015


*FILM AS FILM: THEORY AND PRACTICE IN THE WORK OF GREGORY J. MARKOPOULOS*
*Symposium & Screenings in Basel, Switzerland*
*23 & 24 April 2015*

Basel University, eikones Forum and Stadkino Basel will host Film as Film:
Theory and Practice in the Work of Gregory J. Markopoulos
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 on 23 & 24 April 2015. This symposium and screening series is the first of
its kind to be focused on Markopoulos, and will bring together many of the
most knowledgeable individuals interested in his work. The event is open to
the public.

The three film programmes at Stadktino Basel
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are
each augmented by presentations by P. Adams Sitney, Luke Fowler and Robert
Beavers. Tickets for screenings and lectures are available from the cinema
and booking is recommended. Call the Box Office on +41 61 272 66 88.

The colloquium at eikones Forum
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will
also feature talks and discussions with Erika Balsom, Rebekah Rutkoff, Mark
Webber, François Bovier, Markus Klammer and Maja Naef. To register your
interest in attending the colloquium please contact maja.naef at unibas.ch.

Reasonably priced accommodation can be found at the Basel-St Alban Youth
Hostel http://www.youthhostel.ch/en/hostels/basel-st-alban
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or
at easyHotel Basel http://www.easyhotel.com/hotels/basel.html
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*Film as Film: Theory and Practice in the Work of Gregory J. Markopoulos*

Thursday 23 April 2015, at 6pm – Basel Stadtkino
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*Opening*
*Introductions: Maja Naef, Markus Klammer*Jonas Mekas, Gregory J.
Markopoulos Shoots Backgrounds for Galaxie (excerpt of Walden), c.1966, c.2
min
*Mark Webber presents the book “Film as Film: The Collected Writings of
Gregory J. Markopoulos” (The Visible Press, 2014)*

Thursday 23 April 2015, at 6:30pm – Basel Stadtkino
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*New York / Early Films*Gregory J. Markopoulos, Ming Green, 1966, 7 min
*Lecture: P. Adams Sitney: The Consistency of Gregory Markopoulos,
Filmmaker-Physician*
Gregory J. Markopoulos, Twice a Man, 1963, 46 min

Friday 24 April 2015, at 9am – Basel Eikones Forum
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*Colloquium and Discussions**Erika Balsom, Rebekah Rutkoff, Mark Webber,
François Bovier,* *P. Adams Sitney, Luke Fowler, Markus Klammer, Maja Naef*

Friday 24 April 2015, at 3:30pm – Basel Stadtkino
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*Seconds in Eternity*Gregory J. Markopoulos, Sorrows, 1969, 6 min
Gregory J. Markopoulos, Gammelion, 1968, 54 min
*Artist’s Talk: Luke Fowler: Markopoulos Measures: **A personal take on his
work in light of **our current digital/film economy*

Friday 24 April 2015, at 6:30pm – Basel Stadtkino
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*Towards the Temenos*Gregory J. Markopoulos, Through a Lens Brightly: Mark
Turbyfill, 1967, 14 min
Gregory J. Markopoulos, Political Portraits, 1969, 12 min (excerpt)
Gregory J. Markopoulos, Eniaios II, Reel 4: ὁ τῆς ὄψεως κόσμος (The Cosmos
of Sight), 1947-91, 25 min

*Discussion: Robert Beavers with Lucy Parker, Ian Wooldridge, James
Edmonds: Temenos Archive and the Restoration of Eniaios*

Film as Film: The Collected Writings of Gregory J. Markopoulos
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will
be on sale at these events priced €25 or 30 CHF.
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