Media Arts Program

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Double Negative Collective

Co-founder Daïchi Saïto will present award-winning films and videos, of the Montreal-based experimental media arts collective. The screening is generously supported by the UB Canadian-American Studies Program and Dept. of Media Study, and was organized by Ekrem Serdar.

Chiasmus (Daïchi Saïto, 16mm, b&w, optical mono, 8min, 2003)
Chasmic Dance (Daïchi Saïto, 16mm, b&w, silent 24fps, 6min, 2004)
Blind Alley Augury (Daïchi Saïto, super-8, color, silent 18fps, 3min, 2006)
All That Rises (Daïchi Saïto, 16mm, color, optical mono, 7min, 2007)
Green Fuse (Daïchi Saïto, super-8, color, silent 18fps, 3min, 2008)
Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis (Daïchi Saïto, 35mm, 1.37:1, color, Dobly SR, 10min, 2009)
Fracas (Eduardo Menz, Digital 8, color, 5min, sound, 2007)
Cronograma de un tiempo inexistente/Chronogram of Inexistent Time (Malena Szlam, 35mm to HD, color, silent, 6min, 2008)
Western Sunburn (Karl Lemieux, 16mm to DV, b&w and color, sound, 10min, 2007)
Lola (Mike Rollo, 16mm to DV, B&W, sound, 2:45, 2008)
Bajo tu lamina de agujero profundo/Beneath Your Skin of Deep Hollow (Malena Szlam, super-8, color, silent 18fps, 3min, 2009)

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