Posts Tagged ‘film’

Nam June Paik: Lessons From the Video Master

2009-02-10

Yesterday UBUWEB published an excerpt from Skip Blumberg’s documentary Nam June Paik: Lessons From the Video Master. Shot in 2006 at Nam June’s funeral Skip asks people, among them several well known media artists, what they learned from Nam June. My favorite interview is with Japanese artist — as a glitch kid I adore his sound art — Yasunao Tone. Apparently the Master thought him spying techniques!

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Buñuel at His Wildest, in Circulation Again

2009-02-08

Re–blog from NY Times.

This week the Criterion Collection will release two, since long out of circulation, films by Luis Buñel. In this article Dave Kehr presents them and gives a short well–written introduction to Luis Buñuel’s career as a film–maker.