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Experiment 120: Portraits (experimental films programme for children, Centre Georges Pompidou Metz, France, June 2021)

 

Current and forthcoming

24-26.09.2021
Korridor part of Ibrida Festival delle Arti Intermediali, Forlì, Italy
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 is part of the programme of Ibrida Festival delle Arti Intermediali which will take place from September 24th to 26th 2021 in Forlì in Italy.
The videos selection
12-13.06.2021
Experiment 120: Portraits, Centre Georges Pompidou Metz, Metz, France
  Experiment 120, the programme of short experimental films for children (7+) starts a collaboration with Centre Georges Pompidou Metz, with a programme on Portraits which will be presented on site June 12th and 13th, around the exhibition Arcimboldo Face to Face. With films of Takahiko Iimura, Jodie Mack, Lenka Clayton & James Price, Andrès Baron, Nicole Wegner, Johanna Thompson (world premiere) and Orchestra of Spheres.
More info on the programme
More info on the website of Centre Pompidou Metz
28.05.2021
Korridor in the Temporary Film Library programme #2 of Collectif Jeune Cinéma, Mains d’Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen, France
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 is part of the second programme of the Temporary Film Library organised Collectif Jeune Cinéma which celebrates this year its 50th birthday. The film will be screened at 18h30 at Mains d’Oeuvres in Saint-Ouen in France, with other films. Doors open at 18h. Free price.
More info on Collectif Jeune Cinéma
06-13.05.2021
Korridor in the official selection of CineYouth, presented by the Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, USA
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 is part of the official selection of CineYouth, the Next generation programme of the Chicago International Film Festival programme. The film will be screened online from May 6th to 13th in the “Lights, Camera, Lock Down” programme, with registration.
More info on the programme
More info about the film
03.05.2021
New membership to VG Wort, Munich, Germany
  Since May 3rd, I’m a member of VG Wort, which represents now my rights for text works in Germany.
More info on VG Wort
02.05.2021
Volatile, film screening and Q&A, Alchemy film and arts festival, Hawick, UK
  My film Volatile (2019, 9’47) is part of the Alchemy film and arts festival 2021 programme which will take place online from April 29th to May 3rd. The film will be screened Sunday 2 May during the “Potent grounds, fantastical skies” programme at 21:00 – 22:40 BST, which also includes a Q & A.
More info on the programme
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18.04.2021
Experiment 120, Le lieu unique, Nantes, France
  Two experimental films programmes for children aged 7+ on Transports with films of Lenka Clayton, Peter Stämpfli, Len Lye, Tomonari Nishikawa, Pierre de Vaulchier, Mariette Auvray, Harun Farocki, Shirley Clarke, Chris Gallagher, DA Pennebaker, Tony Hill, Oscar Veyrunes and Robert Breer. In collaboration with Light Cone, Collectif Jeune Cinéma, Cinédoc-Paris Film Coop, The Film-Makers’ Cooperative and the artists. Programme counselling by Théo Deliyannis, Ute Aurand, Miguel Armas and Mariya Nikiforova.
More info on the programmes
7-14.04.2021
Containment glitch part of the collective exhibition Instalibility and precariousness of LoosenArt, Millepiani, Roma, Italy
  The digital artwork Containment glitch produced with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown will be exhibition by LoosenArt at Millepiani, in Roma, Italy, from March 16th to 24th 2020.
More info on the selection of the exhibition
20.03.2021
Experiment 120 on Fantastic gardens, Borealis Festival / Cinemateket, Bergen, Norway
  One experimental film programme for children aged 7+ on Fantastic gardens, curated with Maria Pia Santillo. With films of Mirai Mizue, Marie Menken, Jodie Mack, Ishu Patel, Marie-Pierre Bonniol and Isabelle Dehay.
More info on the programme
08.03.2021
Opening of two new residencies at Hôtel des Autrices, Berlin, Germany
  March 8th 2021, two new residencies are opening at Hôtel des Autrices, the speculative place founded earlier this year, with Ariane Lessard, author from Québec, and a Spring session of the Berlin group of authors Réseau des Autrices.
More info on Hôtel des Autrices
07.03.2021
Experiment 120, Le lieu unique, Nantes, France
  Two experimental films programmes for children aged 7+ on Holidays, curated with Francesca Veneziano. With films of Valérie Mréjen, Joël Bartoloméo, Jonas Mekas, Eric Baudelaire, Vivian Ostrovsky, Érik Bullot, Chris Marker, Robert Breer, les frères Lumière, Théo Delidis, Hélène Moinerie and Gabriel Serre, in collaboration with Galerie Anne-Sarah Bénichou, LUX, Re:Voir, Les Films du Jeudi, L’Agence du court-métrage, Collectif Jeune Cinéma and the Lumière Institute.
More info on the programmes
18.02.2021
Die Stadt in meiner Hand, Modell / Berliner Zeitung, Berlin, Germany
  Release of the text “Die Stadt in meiner Hand” (The City in my hand) on Berliner Zeitung / Modell column, on an invitation of Thomas Martin. Translation by Kristina Lowis & Maximilian Gilleßen.
Link to the Berliner Zeitung
Link to the full text on the website of Modell
14.02.2021
Experiment 120, Le lieu unique, Nantes, France
  Two experimental films programmes for children aged 7+ on Fantastic gardens, curated with Maria Pia Santillo. With films of Mirai Mizue, W. Franz for Wasser Biennale, Marie Menken, Jodie Mack, Ishu Patel, Joseph Cornell and Rudolph Burckhardt, Anne-Valérie Gasc, Isabelle Dehay… The programmes will be broadcasted at 4 and 6 pm on the YouTube channel of Lieu Unique, for unique sessions!
More info on the programme
14.02.2021
Korridor screened at Zumzeig Cinema in Barcelona, Spain
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 is part of a programme for young audiences curated by Judit Naranjo Ribó of Collectif Jeune Cinéma at Zumzeig cinema! The programme will be presented at 17h.
More info on the programme
01.02.2021
Korridor in the official selection of Obskuur Ghent film festival, Gent, Belgium
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 is part of the official selection of the Obskuur Ghent Film Festival. Second screenings March 7th 2021, at the Alfred Sküll Art Gallery, Alpacastraat 29, 9000 Gent, Belgium.
More info on the programme
31.01.2021
Cassettes (in collaboration with Samuel Arthur), text in La Cassette audio de A à B (The Audio tape from A to B), La Raclette Crantée / Micr0lab, Toulouse, France
  The collaborative work Cassettes that we’ve made together with Samuel Arthur ahas been published in La Cassette audio de A à B (The Audio tape from A to B) by La Raclette Crantée / Micr0lab, Toulouse, along texts and contributions of Jean-François Magre, Le Ton Mité, Jonathan Burgun, Philippe de Jonckheere, Olivier Brisson… Booklet coordinated and published by Jean-François Magre.
Read and download the booklet
22.01.2021
Launch of Hôtel des Autrices, online and at Centre Français de Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  The project Hôtel des Autrices (Hotel of authors) that I’ve been working on since Spring 2020 with the Network of French speaking authors (Réseau des Autrices) of Berlin is opening with a live online panel presented by the French Center of Berlin at 8 pm on YouTube and Facebook. This launch has been the subject of an article on France Inter‘s website, and an interview on France Culture (at 11 min 22).
The website of Hôtel des Autrices
13.01-10.02.2021
Curating and producing events, online course, Node Center, Berlin, Germany
  Lecturer for Node-Curatorial studies online, on curating and events production (concerts, performances, screenings).
Informations on the course
06-20.01.2021
Korridor in the official selection of the 34. Stuttgarter Filmwinter – Festival for expanded media, Stuttgart, Germany
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 is part of the official selection of the 34th Stuttgarter Filmwinter festival, in the films under 2 minutes section.
The website of Filmwinter festival
More info about the film
05.01.2021
Honorable mention for Korridor at the Stone Flower Youth festival, Sysert, Russia.
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 had an honorable mention at the Stone Flower Youth festival in Sysert in Russia!
The website of the festival
More info on the film

Recent archives

18.12.20
Korridor joins the distribution catalogue of Collectif Jeune Cinéma, Paris, France
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the first Lockdown of 2020 has joined the catalogue of Collectif Jeune Cinéma in Paris for its distribution!
The film on the website of Collectif Jeune Cinéma
More info about the film
25.11.20
Online talk on the present and future of german festival- and club-scene, Rodina festival, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
  On November 25th 2020 at 19:30, Moscow time, I will give an online lecture/talk on the present and future of the german festival- and club-scene for Rodina festival in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan in Russia, an initiative of the Smena independent cultural center in Kazan, Russia curated by Smena, Igor Schemyakin and Guido Möbius, in cooperation with the Goethe Institute Russia. Researches by Antoine Simeão Schalk.
22.11.20 Experiment 120, Le lieu unique, Nantes, France on YouTube live – new date
  On YouTube live at 4 pm, two experimental films programmes for children aged 8+ on Nature, machines and objets, with films of Jil Kennedy, Jean-Pierre Valladeau, Pierre Rovere, Norman McLaren, Denise Batchelor, Maki Satake, Kate Woods, Woody Vasulka, Dominique Willoughby and Sabrina Ratté, on an invitation of Patrick Gyger and in collaboration with Circuit, Cinédoc Paris films coop, Collectif Jeune Cinéma and Galerie Charlot.
More info on Experiment 120 programmes
20-21.11.20 Festival BBmix, Boulogne-Billancourt, France – cancelled
  16th edition! With Chloé (Live Slow-Mo), Aksak Maboul, Nova Materia, La Féline, Ben Shemie, People Like Us, Gregaldur, DJ set Efferalgang, “Felix in Wonderland” of Marie Losier and the first exhibition of Constance Legeay. Programme curated with Jean-Sébastien Nicolet. Carré Belle-feuille, 60 rue de la Belle-feuille, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt.
The website of BBmix
10-14.11.20 Korridor in the official selection of Enimation International Children and Youth Film Festival, Maribor, Slovenia
  The film Korridor (2020, 1 min) that I’ve made (images + music) with my son Walter Duncan during the confinement is part of the official selection of Enimation International Children and Youth Film Festival in Maribor in Slovenia, in the MINI section.
The website of Enimation festival
More info about the film
07.11.20 Launch of the Home Museum, Lagos Photo, Lagos, Nigeria
  The Home Museum conceptualized by Dr. Clémentine Deliss and Azu Nwagbogu is going to be launched November 7th 2020 on the theme of transmission, heritage and restitution, and contains three images of mine.
Website of Home Museum
05.11.20 How’s going, culture?, short column/interview for Libération’s newsletter, Paris, France
  On an invitation of Olivier Lamm, I’ve answered the question of “How’s going, culture” for the newsletter of the French newspaper Libération.
The text/interview
29.10-01.11.20 Korridor part of eviMus, 7. Saarbrücker Days, for electroacoustics and visual music, Saarbrücken, Germany
  The film Korridor (2020, 1 min) that I’ve made (images + music) with my son Walter Duncan during the confinement is part of the official selection of eviMus, 7. Saarbrücker Days, for electroacoustics and visual music happening at KuBa, Europaallee 25 in Saarbrücken in Germany. Free entry, more details to come on the programme.
More info on the festival
More info about the film
19-26.10.20 Korridor part of the official selection of Vinilonga festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  The film Korridor (2020, 1 min) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the confinement is part of the official selection of Vinilonga festival organised in Buenos Aires in Argentina, and will be screened online for a week.
Vinilonga website
More info about the film
17.10.20 Korridor part of FCDPE festival, selection for the -15 section, Paris, France
  The film Korridor (2020, 1 min) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan during the confinement is part of the official selection of the films made by filmmakers under 15 years old and will be screened at the cinema Grand Action in Paris during the Festival of Different and Experimental Cinema of Paris organised by Collectif Jeune Cinema. Screening at 2 pm, 5 rue des Écoles, 75005 Paris.
More info on the festival
More info about the film
16.10.20 Mix for Temple of Faitiche with Jan Jelinek, LYL Radio / Faitiche, Berlin, Germany
  I’ve been invited by Jan Jelinek to do a mix for his programme Temple of Faitiche, on LYL Radio. The mix will be streamed on Friday October 16th from 2 to 3 pm Paris and Berlin time (CEST), and will remain online afterward. Stay tuned!
More about Faitiche
14.10.20 Experiment 120, Le lieu unique, Nantes, France
  Two experimental films programmes for children aged 7+ on Cinema, games and objets, with films of Marie-Christine Theiler, Patrick Rebeaud & Eric Reynier, Clint Enns, Andreï Tachou, Marie Losier, Jonas Mekas, Walter Duncan & Marie-Pierre Bonniol, Nino Pfeffer, Patrick Bokanowski, Hector Ghikas, Jean Sousa, Yuri Muraoka and Olga Radic, on an invitation of Patrick Gyger and in collaboration with Collectif Jeune Cinéma (Théo Deliyannis and Judit Naranjo Ribó).
More info on Experiment 120 programmes
13.10.20 One-Week Stand, Playlist invitation, Mixcloud
  I’ve been invited by the fine crew of One-Week Stand to propose a track as beginning of a collective playlist on Mixcloud, and went for the really fresh and crispy song “Kylie (Hong Kong”) of Ytamo, which has been completed by tracks of Pram, Deerhoof, Ira Maya Sopha, Yaeji and Weiland. Invitation by David Mennessier.
The playlist on Mixcloud
04.10.20 Volatile part of First-Time Filmmaker Sessions, UK
  My film Volatile (2019, 9 min) will be part of the screening programme of First-Time Filmmaker Sessions.
More info about the film
28-29.09.20 Album Bourges, research trip with Antre-Peaux/Bandits-Mages, Bourges, France
  Research trip in Bourges for the finalization of the Album Bourges project (edition & visual artwork, work on documents) with Antre-Peaux/Bandits-Mages.
About the research
26.09.20 Volatile part of the Soberanía Audiovisual festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  My film Volatile (2019, 9 min) is part of the experimental/animation selection of the Soberanía Audiovisual festival broadcasted in several countries of South America
More info on live screenings times
More info about the film
24.09.20 Korridor, Sound experiments programme / Les Instants Chavirés, Montreuil, France
  The film Korridor (2020, 1 min) that I’ve made (images + music) with my son Walter Duncan during the confinement has been part of a programme on Sound experiments programme curated by Judit Naranjo Ribó for Collection Jeune Cinéma at Les Instants Chavirés in Montreuil, along films of Philippe Poirier, Robert Withers and Meredith Monk, Baba Hillman, Dae In Chung, Robert Cahen and Marc Plas.
Website of Collectif Jeune Cinéma
More info about the film
20.09.20 Experiment 120 / No Limits, Festival MV/Interface, Dijon, France
  Programme of experimental films for kids (7+) at Interface in Dijon, on an invitation of Festival MV, in the frame of the Heritage open days, and the exhibition No Limits for the 25 years of Interface. With films of Jodie Mack, Lenka Clayton, Norman McLaren, Pierre Bastien, Marie Losier (music by April March) and Nicolas Renou (music by Albert Marcoeur). 20h, free entry.
Website of Festival MV
19-20.09.20 Experiment 120 / Journées du Patrimoine, CAPC, Bordeaux, France – Cancelled
  Programme of 5 experimental films for young (8+) and less young audiences for CAPC, Museum of contemporary art of Bordeaux, in collaboration with Collectif Jeune Cinema.With films of Takahiko Iimura, Doris Chase, Courtney Hoskins, Dae In Chung and Davorin Marc.
More info on the original programme
10.09-03.10.20 Dialogues incessants et rebondissants, groupshow, e/laboratory, Paris, France
  My video The Surface and the substance (2018, 03:14) is going to be presented from September 10th to October 3rd 2020 by the artist run space e/laboratory along artworks of Séverine Assouline, Delphine Chevalme, Danielle Gutman, Clémentine Post and Rémi Ucheda. The exhibition will be opened from 10h to 18h at 28 and 44 rue Monsieur le Prince, 75006 Paris. Exhibition opening and performances September 10th at 18h30. Curating by Séverine Assouline.
Website of e/laboratory | Facebook event
More info about the film
02.09.20 Launch of the website of Réseau des Autrices, Berlin, Germany
  Launch of the website of Réseau des Autrices, Berlin network of french speaking female authors, that I’ve made the graphic conception of, and which has been developed by Constance Legeay. The editorial conception has been made with Delphine de Stoutz and Laure Blachier.
Website of Réseau des Autrices
23.08.20 Korridor short film of the day, Vinilonga, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  The film Korridor that I’ve directed with my son Walter Duncan is the short fim of the day of the Argentinian film festival Vinilonga.
Instagram | Website of Vinilonga
More info about the film
13.08-03.09.20 Curating and producing events, online course, Node Center, Berlin, Germany
  Lecturer for Node-Curatorial studies online, on curating and events production (concerts, performances, screenings).
Informations on the course (fully booked)
15.07.20 Review of Korridor on Senses of Cinema, Melbourne, Australia
  The film Korridor, an “experimental work of hypnotic sounds and lighting that turns a corridor into an otherworldly place” that I’ve directed with my son Walter Duncan, has been reviewed by Leonardo Goi for Senses of Cinema.
Film review
More info about the film
12.07.20 Special mention for Experiment 120 by NoLA, Paris, France
  Special mention of the NoLA – No Lockdown Art (Pépinières européennes de création / Creaconnection) for the initial playlist Experiment 120 of experimental films for kids (April 2020).
Page with the laureates
03.07.20 The artist-curator relationship, guest-speaker for the programme SHIFT, amac, Paris, France
  Guest speaker for the artists programme SHIFT organized by amac, contemporary art specialized agency in Paris, along Madeleine Filippi (independant curator) and Guslagie Malanda (coordinator of the French curators association CEA).
More about the SHIFT programme
29.06.20 New membership to VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany
  Since June 29th 2020, I’m member of VG Bild-Kunst, which is now representing my rights as visual artist (BG I).
The website of VG Bild-Kunst
25.06.20 Release of the video Mélodie en sous sol
  Release of the video Mélodie en sous-sol of Puyo Puyo (Gagarin records, 2003) that I’ve edited.
The video on YouTube
22-28.06.20 Summer, with a twist: guest programme for Songs of Praise Radio Show, Paris, France
  From June 22nd to 28th, I’ve been invited by the historical parisian radio programme Songs of Praise to propose a track a day for a week.
Theme: Summer, with a twist
Songs of Praise Facebook page
Full YouTube playlist (21 tracks)
19-22.06.20 Korridor part of the Long Distance Film Festival, USA
  Online screening of the film Korridor, co-directed by Walter Duncan, in the frame of Long Distance Film Festival, USA.
Festival page
More info about the film
05-07.06.20 Neukölln, mentale Landschaft, solo screening programme for Offenes Neukölln festival, Berlin, Germany
  Solo online screening programme of five films made between 2018 and 2020, related to Neukölln, for the festival Offenes Neukölln, on a proposition of the Berlin office of Naïma publishing.
Curating: Agathe Lacroix and Manon Piel
Festival page
02.06-04.07.20 Experiment 120 at CAPC, Bordeaux, France
  Programme of 5 experimental films for young audiences (8-10 years old) for CAPC, Museum of contemporary art of Bordeaux, in collaboration with Collectif Jeune Cinema.
More info on the programme
26.05.20 Live nach Neun, ARD 1, Germany
  Interview and presentation of the short film Korridor
within a report on the Berlin Jetzt! collection of Stadtmuseum Berlin
Website of Live nach Neun
More info about the film
06.05.20 Online screening of Transports, Naima Publishing, Paris, France
  Online screening of Transports (2018, 15:50)
on the website of Naima Publishing, for the day only.
More info about the film
28.04.20 Launch of Experiment 120 – Playlist of experimental films for kids
  120 years of experimental films in 22 short videos for children aged 7+ and people of all languages.
More info
17.04.20 Korridor joins the Stadtmuseum Berlin collections, Berlin, Germany
  The short film Korridor made March 2020 co-directed by Walter Duncan and Marie-Pierre Bonniol joins the Berlin jetzt! collection of the Stadtmuseum Berlin with a still image. Collection curator: Ines Hahn.
Collection entry
More info about the film
05.04.20
Online film premiere of the video Korridor, Re:Voir, Paris, France
  Live screening of the short video film Korridor made with my son Walter Duncan on the Re:Voir Facebook page, within a Fluxus programme curated by Mathilde Bila.
More info about the film
25.02.20.— Fiction Allemande, Collection Morel, Berlin, Germany
  Artist print/book, 28 x 20 cm, 8 pages, 22 signed and numbered copies
A book by Marie-Pierre Bonniol, layout by Dalia Mansier.
Price 22 euros including worldwide shipping | Order
09.12.19
Online launch of the video Volatile, A66gre6at, Bern, Switzerland
  Live screening on Facebook and streaming for 10 days on the A66re6at website.
Premiere presentation and interview
More info about the film
05.12.19
Dampfzentrale, Bern, Switzerland
  Screening of Volatile (9 minutes 35, 2019)
followed by a concert of Bohren & Der Club of Gore
Dampfzentrale, Marzilistrasse 47, 3005 Bern
More info about the film
01.12.19
Semaine du Bizarre, Montreuil, France
  Screening of the programme Imaginary musics of 8 movies (40 minutes)
followed by a concert of Ghédalia Tazartès and Rhys Chatham
Théâtre Berthelot, 6 Rue Marcelin Berthelot, 93100 Montreuil
More info about the films
23-24.11.19 Festival BBmix, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  with Billy Childish, Midori Takada, Carla dal Forno, Félicia Atkinson, Laida Lertxundi, Erwin Stache, Baldo, co-curating (with Jean-Sébastien Nicolet).
Carré Belle-feuille, 60 rue de la Belle-feuille, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt
04-06.10.19 Lisbon Film Rendezvous, Lisbon, Portugal
  Screening of The Surface and the Substance (finalist)
Lisbon Art Center & Studios, Cais Rocha Conde de Óbidos, 1350-352, Lisbon
More info about the film
24.09.19 Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video festival, Bilbao, Spain
  Screening of The Surface and the Substance (finalist) / Finalists screenings
Art House Zinema, BilbaoArte, Urazurrutia 32, Bilbao, 17h, free entry
More info about the film
23.09.19 Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video festival, Bilbao, Spain
  Screening of The Surface and the Substance (finalist) / Experimental french cinema session
Art House Zinema, BilbaoArte, Urazurrutia 32, Bilbao, 18h40, free entry
More info about the film

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