External Shudders

Studies for a new insect cinema

35mm slides, external shutters, rotating screen | 40 min | 2019

We present our existing attempts at creating a new insect cinema based on the theory of spirit anarchy put forth by Dagmara Král, creator of the first insect cinema.

(Please keep in mind that this cinema is not intended for human subjects. This presentation is meant to be solely illustrative. Any experiential effects are strictly peripheral.)

Backstory (PDF)

Screen design and construction: Ivan Kiss

Performance History:

PAF Olomouc; Olomouc, Czech Republic 2022
Limits of Control – Films by Ojoboca, Museum of the Moving Image; New York, USA 2022
Process Festival; Riga, Latvia 2021
Kunstverein Leipzig; Leipzig, Germany 2020
Guest artist – History of experimental animation class, CalArts; Valencia, USA 2019
California State University San Marcos; San Marcos, USA 2019
Counterpath; Denver, USA 2019
Peripheral Intuitions, Night Embassy; Berlin, Germany 2019
Fracto; Berlin, Germany 2019