Ultra-seeing, presented by the school of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at the University of Texas at Dallas and Light Cone at the Nasher Sculpture Center with the support of the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Houston, is a monthly screenings series exploring experimental cinema from the perspective of synesthesia, visual music, and visualization of music.

Each hour-long session will bring together major works from the rich collection of Light Cone, a French organization dedicated to the diffusion and conservation of experimental cinema, and contemporary productions from local and international artists.

Free admission with RSVP : Register for the entire series or for individual screenings below.


PROGRAM

Sunday, September 11, 2016 – 2pm | Avant-Garde from the 1920s and 30s
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Rythmus 21 by Hans Richter (Germany) 1921-1923 / 16 mm / n&b / sil / 3' 19
Symphonie Diagonale by Viking Eggeling (Germany) 1923-1924 / 16 mm / n&b / sil / 6' 40
Lichtspiel Opus I by Walther Ruttmann (Germany) 1921 / 16mm / coul / sound / 11'
Anémic Cinéma by Marcel Duchamp (France) 1925-1926 / 16 mm / n&b / sound / 7' 05
Disque 957 by Germaine Dulac (France) 1928 / 16 mm or DVD / n&b / sil / 6' 00
Kreise by Oskar Fischinger (Germany) 1933-1934 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 2' 00
Rhythm In Light by Mary Ellen Bute (USA) 1934 / video / n&b / sound / 5' 00
Komposition In Blau by Oskar Fischinger (Germany) 1935 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 4' 00
Colour Box by Len Lye (UK) 1935 / 16mm / coul / sound / 4'
Allegretto by Oskar Fischinger (Germany) 1936-1943 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 2' 30
Tarantella by Bute Mary Ellen & Nemeth Ted (USA) 1940 / video / coul / sound / 4' 51
 

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 2 pm | Michèle and Patrick Bokanowski
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L'ange (restored version) by Patrick Bokanowski (France) 1982 / DCP or 35 mm / color / sound / 70'
With filmmaker Patrick Bokanoswki and Michele Bokanowski in attendance. 


Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 2 pm | Structural Film
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Axiomatic Granularity by Paul Sharits (USA) 1973 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 20'
Dresden Dynamo by Lis Rhodes (UK) 1974 / 16 mm / color / sound / 5'
In confrontation with films by local artists.
 


Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 2 pm | Musical Paradigm
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Contrathemis : Composition II by Dwinnell Grant (USA) 1941 / 16 mm / color / sil / 3' 00
Color Sequence by Dwinnell Grant (USA) 1943 / 16 mm / coul / sil / 2' 30
Rythmes 76 by Jean-Michel Bouhours (France) 1977 / 16 mm / coul / sil / 18' 00
R by Yann Beauvais (France) 1975-1991 / 16 mm / n&b / sil / 3' 00
Berlin Horse by Malcolm Le Grice (UK) 1970 / 16 mm / color / sound / 9' 00
In confrontation with films by local artists.

Sunday, January 8 - 2 pm | Music!
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Jazz Of Lights by Ian Hugo (USA) 1954 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 16' 00
Turn, Turn, Turn by Jud Yalkut (USA) 1965-1966 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 10'
Giraglia by Thierry Vincens (France) 1968 / video / coul / sound / 5' 30
Main Line by Michel Bulteau (France) 1971 / 16 mm / b&w / sound / 12'
In confrontation with films by local artists.


Sunday, February 12 - 2 pm | Entendre ce que l’on voit
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Word Movie / Flux Film 29 by Paul Sharits (USA) 1966 / 16 mm / coul / son / 4' 00
Black And Light by Pierre Rovere (Canada/France) 1974 / 16 mm / n&b / son / 7' 48
10 Drawings by Steve Farrer (UK) 1976 / 16 mm / n&b / son / 20' 00
Night Train by Guy Sherwin (UK) 1979 / 16 mm / n&b / son / 2' 00
My Movie Melodies by Jun'ichi Okuyama (Japan) 1980 / 16 mm / b&w / sound / 7' 00
Chladni Scheme by P. Miller (USA) 2009 / 16 mm / b&w / sound / 11'


Sunday, March 12 - 2 pm | Performance
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Trento Symphonia by Flatform (Italy) 2012-2014 / video / coul / son / 19' 25
Engram Of Returning by Daïchi Saïto (Canada) 2015 / 35 mm / color / sound / 18' 30


Sunday, April 30 - 2 pm | Synesthésie
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Film Exercise N°2-3 by James & John Whitney (USA) 1944 / 16 mm / coul / son / 4' 00
Arnulf Rainer by Peter Kubelka (Austria) 1958-1960 / 16 mm or 35 mm / n&b / son / 6' 30
Chromophonie by Alexandre Vitkine (France) 1967 / 16 mm / coul / son / 7' 00
Matrix III by John Whitney (USA) 1972 / 16 mm / coul / son / 11' 00
All Over by Emmanuel Lefrant (France) 2001 / 16 mm or Beta SP / color / sound / 7' 00


Sunday, May 21 - 2 pm | The Mandala Pattern
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Colours by collectif Nominoë (France) Installation for four projecteurs 16mm, four 16mm loops, panoramic sound (four speakers)
Allures by Jordan Belson (USA) 1961 / 16 mm / color / sound / 7'
Lapis by James Whitney (USA) 1963-1966 / 16 mm ou digital file / color / sound / 10'


For more information about the series, visit the Nasher Sculpture Center’s website.

For more information about the school of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication, visit ATEC’s website.

For more information about Light Cone, visit their website.

Nasher Sculpture Center 2001 Flora St Dallas, Texas

Ultra-Seeing Film Series

When
Sept. 11, 2016 - May 21, 2017
Where
Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora St
Dallas, Texas

Ultra-seeing, presented by the school of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at the University of Texas at Dallas and Light Cone at the Nasher Sculpture Center with the support of the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Houston, is a monthly screenings series exploring experimental cinema from the perspective of synesthesia, visual music, and visualization of music.

Each hour-long session will bring together major works from the rich collection of Light Cone, a French organization dedicated to the diffusion and conservation of experimental cinema, and contemporary productions from local and international artists.

Free admission with RSVP : Register for the entire series or for individual screenings below.


PROGRAM

Sunday, September 11, 2016 – 2pm | Avant-Garde from the 1920s and 30s
RSVP | Learn More

Rythmus 21 by Hans Richter (Germany) 1921-1923 / 16 mm / n&b / sil / 3' 19
Symphonie Diagonale by Viking Eggeling (Germany) 1923-1924 / 16 mm / n&b / sil / 6' 40
Lichtspiel Opus I by Walther Ruttmann (Germany) 1921 / 16mm / coul / sound / 11'
Anémic Cinéma by Marcel Duchamp (France) 1925-1926 / 16 mm / n&b / sound / 7' 05
Disque 957 by Germaine Dulac (France) 1928 / 16 mm or DVD / n&b / sil / 6' 00
Kreise by Oskar Fischinger (Germany) 1933-1934 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 2' 00
Rhythm In Light by Mary Ellen Bute (USA) 1934 / video / n&b / sound / 5' 00
Komposition In Blau by Oskar Fischinger (Germany) 1935 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 4' 00
Colour Box by Len Lye (UK) 1935 / 16mm / coul / sound / 4'
Allegretto by Oskar Fischinger (Germany) 1936-1943 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 2' 30
Tarantella by Bute Mary Ellen & Nemeth Ted (USA) 1940 / video / coul / sound / 4' 51
 

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 2 pm | Michèle and Patrick Bokanowski
RSVP | Learn More

L'ange (restored version) by Patrick Bokanowski (France) 1982 / DCP or 35 mm / color / sound / 70'
With filmmaker Patrick Bokanoswki and Michele Bokanowski in attendance. 


Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 2 pm | Structural Film
RSVP | Learn More

Axiomatic Granularity by Paul Sharits (USA) 1973 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 20'
Dresden Dynamo by Lis Rhodes (UK) 1974 / 16 mm / color / sound / 5'
In confrontation with films by local artists.
 


Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 2 pm | Musical Paradigm
RSVP | Learn More

Contrathemis : Composition II by Dwinnell Grant (USA) 1941 / 16 mm / color / sil / 3' 00
Color Sequence by Dwinnell Grant (USA) 1943 / 16 mm / coul / sil / 2' 30
Rythmes 76 by Jean-Michel Bouhours (France) 1977 / 16 mm / coul / sil / 18' 00
R by Yann Beauvais (France) 1975-1991 / 16 mm / n&b / sil / 3' 00
Berlin Horse by Malcolm Le Grice (UK) 1970 / 16 mm / color / sound / 9' 00
In confrontation with films by local artists.

Sunday, January 8 - 2 pm | Music!
RSVP | Learn More

Jazz Of Lights by Ian Hugo (USA) 1954 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 16' 00
Turn, Turn, Turn by Jud Yalkut (USA) 1965-1966 / 16 mm / coul / sound / 10'
Giraglia by Thierry Vincens (France) 1968 / video / coul / sound / 5' 30
Main Line by Michel Bulteau (France) 1971 / 16 mm / b&w / sound / 12'
In confrontation with films by local artists.


Sunday, February 12 - 2 pm | Entendre ce que l’on voit
RSVP | Learn More

Word Movie / Flux Film 29 by Paul Sharits (USA) 1966 / 16 mm / coul / son / 4' 00
Black And Light by Pierre Rovere (Canada/France) 1974 / 16 mm / n&b / son / 7' 48
10 Drawings by Steve Farrer (UK) 1976 / 16 mm / n&b / son / 20' 00
Night Train by Guy Sherwin (UK) 1979 / 16 mm / n&b / son / 2' 00
My Movie Melodies by Jun'ichi Okuyama (Japan) 1980 / 16 mm / b&w / sound / 7' 00
Chladni Scheme by P. Miller (USA) 2009 / 16 mm / b&w / sound / 11'


Sunday, March 12 - 2 pm | Performance
RSVP | Learn More

Trento Symphonia by Flatform (Italy) 2012-2014 / video / coul / son / 19' 25
Engram Of Returning by Daïchi Saïto (Canada) 2015 / 35 mm / color / sound / 18' 30


Sunday, April 30 - 2 pm | Synesthésie
RSVP | Learn More

Film Exercise N°2-3 by James & John Whitney (USA) 1944 / 16 mm / coul / son / 4' 00
Arnulf Rainer by Peter Kubelka (Austria) 1958-1960 / 16 mm or 35 mm / n&b / son / 6' 30
Chromophonie by Alexandre Vitkine (France) 1967 / 16 mm / coul / son / 7' 00
Matrix III by John Whitney (USA) 1972 / 16 mm / coul / son / 11' 00
All Over by Emmanuel Lefrant (France) 2001 / 16 mm or Beta SP / color / sound / 7' 00


Sunday, May 21 - 2 pm | The Mandala Pattern
RSVP | Learn More

Colours by collectif Nominoë (France) Installation for four projecteurs 16mm, four 16mm loops, panoramic sound (four speakers)
Allures by Jordan Belson (USA) 1961 / 16 mm / color / sound / 7'
Lapis by James Whitney (USA) 1963-1966 / 16 mm ou digital file / color / sound / 10'


For more information about the series, visit the Nasher Sculpture Center’s website.

For more information about the school of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication, visit ATEC’s website.

For more information about Light Cone, visit their website.

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