Activating the Space of Reception

Tate Modern, April 17th-19th 2009

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Day 1

10.00 Starr lobby - Registration

10.30-18.00 Videotheque of documentation of classic expanded cinema performances recorded at Dortmund and Stuttgart

Starr Auditorium

10.30 Session 1 - What is Expanded Cinema?

Chair Stuart Comer (Tate) - histories; definitions; distinctions etc

10.40 Jonathan Walley (Denison U, Ohio)

"Not an Image of the Death of Film:" Contemporary Expanded Cinema and Experimental Film”

Video available here

11.10 Duncan White (CSM, U Arts, London)

Narrative Exploration in Expanded Cinema

Video available here

11.40 Mark Bartlett (Independent Scholar USA)

Expanded Cinema, Social Imagistics, and the Fourth Avant-garde of Stan Vanderbeek

Video available here

12.10 questions to morning speakers

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Topologies of Expanded Cinema Chair AL Rees (RCA, London) - Social space, reception, phenomenology

14.10 Chrissie Iles (Whitney Museum)

On expanded cinema and the moving image in the gallery in the 70s

Video available here

14.40 Noam Elcott (Columbia U, USA)

Rooms of Our Times: László Moholy-Nagy and Cinema between Theatre and Museum

Video available here

15.10 Questions

Video available here

15.30 Tea

16.00 Cindy Keefer (Centre for Visual Music, USA)

Raumlichtkunst to Vortex: Early Expanded Cinema Experiments of Oskar Fischinger and Jordan Belson (1926-1959)

16.30 Catherine Elwes (Artist, Camberwell College, U of the Arts, London)

The Domestic Spaces of Video Installation

Video available here

17.00 Stephen Partridge (artist, U of Dundee) in discussion with William Raban (artist, LCC U of the Arts, London)

Video available here

17.30 Questions to afternoon speakers (20mins)

18.00 - 20.00 Starr Lobby - wine reception + Videotheque

18.45 & 19.30 - visits to installations (30mins) for programme - see Day 3; book your place

Day 2 (18th)

Day 3 (19th)