“The Ball House, Dresden, was the first spherical building in the world. It had six levels and a lift. Described by the Nazi press as ‘degenerate art to be destroyed’ and ‘un-German,’ it was demolished in 1938.”
Reminds me of Etienne-Louis Boullee’s architecture… watched Belly of an Architect last night.
Come get sexy
From the Ladies (dir. Holly Fisher, 1977, US, 16mm, 25’) (+)
Jonas Mekas in Philadelphia this weekend. Info here. I’ve been working on this series for about a year and it will be great.
Black Circle Cinema #001 - Robert Smithson + Nancy Holt:
Wednesday, April 24 at 8:00PM
BLACK CIRCLE CINEMA 001
ROBERT SMITHSON + NANCY HOLT: EARTHWORKS
Aux Performance Space / Vox Populi Gallery
319 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tickets: $7-10 sliding scale
Spiral Jetty dir. Robert Smithson, 1970, US, 16mm, 30’
Sun Tunnels dir. Nancy Holt, 1978, US, 16mm, 27’
Interview with a Cat (Marcel Broodthaers, 1970)
Recorded at the Musée d’Art Moderne, Département des Aigles; 12, Burgplatz, Düsseldorf; 1970. Broodthaers interviewed a cat about such esoteric topics as visual and market trends in contemporary art.
Very into this Czech puppet animation series Pojďte pane, budeme si hrát (“Come, Sir, We’ll Play”) directed by Břetislav Pojar. This episode is called Nazdar kedlubny (“Hello kohlrabi”).
Homeo (dir. Etienne O’Leary, 1967, France, 16mm) (+)
THE FREE DESIGN - NEVER TELL THE WORLD (1967, US)
We better keep our cool, our love’s too precious
People hate a broken rule, people won’t accept us