Sunday, October 9, 2011

FixC in Anthology Film Archives

Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue
New York, New York


Anthology hosts the Helsinki-based cooperative FixC for several programs of experimental films and videos.

In psychology ‘fixation’ means the state wherein the individual develops obsessions in relation to some body or some thing. It can also mean gestures like maintaining one’s gaze in a constant direction, repetition, and /or rituals. The “Fixation” screening is a brief journey through the diverse worlds of the moving image.

FixC is an independent artists cooperative, which was launched to generate, distribute, and promote video art, media art, and experimental cinema, and to produce curated touring exhibitions and screenings. For more info, please visit:

Juha van Ingen FLUTTER (2006, 3.5 minutes)
Seppo Renvall EXOTIQUE (2009, 9 minutes)
Maria Duncker THE HOLY ROAD (2009, 2.5 minutes)
Maria Duncker GO-GO (2002, 3 minutes)
Kari Yli-Annala A LIFE OF ONE’S OWN (2008, 9 minutes)
Maria Duncker BLOOM (2006, 4 minutes)
Jarkko Räsänen IN GIRUM IMUS NOCTE ET CONSUMIMUR IGNI (2011, 5 minutes)
Jarkko Räsänen FOLDING (2007-08, 6.5 minutes, silent)
Erkka Nissinen VANTAA (2008, 12 minutes)
Total running time: ca. 60 minutes.
–Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30.

Seppo Renvall
2008, 53 minutes, 16mm.
‘Eestaas’ means back and forth in Finnish. Shot on 16mm, the film is intended to be projected forwards and then backwards. This work combines experimental film with electro-acoustic music. Together, they form a comprehensive experience which adds up to more than the sum of its parts. The music is produced by Samuli ‘Teho’ Majamäki, and the other musicians appearing alongside him are Ilpo Väisänen (Pan sonic), Tapani Rinne, and Verneri Lumi (Rinneradio).
–Tuesday, October 11 at 9:15.

Maria Duncker ALUMINIUM (2003, 4.5 minutes)
Maria Duncker HOMECOMING (2005, 4 minutes)
Seppo Renvall BACK TO THE HUMANITY (2007, 4 minutes)
Jarkko Räsänen UNFOLDING (2011, 6.5 minutes, silent)
Juha van Ingen WEB SAFE (2008, 7 minutes, silent)
Kari Yli Annala GUARDIAN ANGELS (2005, 3 minutes)
Erkka Nissinen NIGHT SCHOOL (2007, 13 minutes)
Erkka Nissinen RIGID REGIME (2009, 17 minutes)
Maria Duncker PORN (2003, 2 minutes)
Maria Duncker FOAM HEAD (2009, 1 minute)
Juha van Ingen TOP-DOWN (2011, 4.5 minutes)
Juha van Ingen (DIS)INTEGRATOR (1992, 4 minutes)
Total running time: ca. 75 minutes.
–Wednesday, October 12 at 7:00.

Seppo Renvall and Juha van Ingen
2011 (Premier in Anthology) 20 minutes, Super-8mm loops with live soundtrack.
Found ethnological footage of life in Finland projected and tweaked by Seppo Renvall and Juha van Ingen. The live soundtrack, composed by Jarkko Räsänen, combines original sounds from the film footage and field recordings of audio elements suggested by the images.
–Wednesday, October 12 at 9:00.

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