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Yummy Soup EKO Film Workshop

Start:08.10.2016 11:00 h
End:09.10.2016 18:00 h

@ our projectspace in the Soapfactory, Vaasa

Filmverkstaden is proud to present to you a week with Dagie Brundert (DE).

Dagie has a growing reputation within the ecological film processing movement and we are very happy that she is coming to Finland to share her magnificent recipes with us.

There will be 2 workshops with Dagie, photo in Lapua and film in Vaasa, as part of Föreningsfestivalen 2016.
Sign up for one or both via mail.
Max. 8 participants. 50€ fee for materials per workshop.

I have been experimenting with alternatives to traditional developers that are harmful to the environment for some time. And I stumbled across CAFFENOL, a black and white negative developer! A lot of photographers have already tried it and there are various recipes and reports circulating on the Internet!

Caffenol consists of instant coffee, vitamin C powder and washing soda.
You can easily find the three of them around the corner for little money. Better buy the cheapest type of coffee, it contains the most caffeic acid which is bad for your stomach but essential for developing! Dispose the soup after use in the toilet.

What more is possible? Kitchen stuff like beer, wine, vodka, apple juice, flower tea, weed, moss, bark, mushroom soup. It smells interesting-alchemistic, it’s eco and it develops film as nicely as regular photo chemicals! We explore the local surroundings, collect herbs and water, boil some yummy soups, film and develop together!

A super 8 film cassette contains 3 minutes / 15 meter / 3660 images of film. We stroll outside and film a group film  – divide it according to the number of participants and later develop it in “personal” soups, stripewise, meterwise … in developers made from leaves, beer, coffee, tea, mushrooms, tree bark, berries ….. whatever we find on our paths!

Hela festivalens program hittas på www.festival.fi

Pinhole EKO Photo Workshop

Start:06.10.2016 11:00 h
End:07.10.2016 18:00 h

@ Vanha Paukka Kulttuurikeskus, Lapua

Filmverkstaden is proud to present to you a week with Dagie Brundert (DE).

Dagie has a growing reputation within the ecological film processing movement and we are very happy that she is coming to Finland to share her magnificent recipes with us.

There will be 2 workshops with Dagie, photo in Lapua and film in Vaasa, as part of Föreningsfestivalen 2016.
Sign up for one or both via mail.
Max. 8 participants. 50€ fee for materials per workshop.

I have been experimenting with alternatives to traditional developers that are harmful to the environment for some time. And I stumbled across CAFFENOL, a black and white negative developer! A lot of photographers have already tried it and there are various recipes and reports circulating on the Internet!
 
Caffenol consists of instant coffee, vitamin C powder and washing soda.
You can easily find the three of them around the corner for little money. Better buy the cheapest type of coffee, it contains the most caffeic acid which is bad for your stomach but essential for developing! Dispose the soup after use in the toilet.
 
What more is possible? Kitchen stuff like beer, wine, vodka, apple juice, flower tea, weed, moss, bark, mushroom soup. It smells interesting-alchemistic, it’s eco and it develops film as nicely as regular photo chemicals! We explore the local surroundings, collect herbs and water, boil some yummy soups, film and develop together!
 
A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens and with a single small aperture, a pinhole. We love to drink coffee and use it as developer so we take a coffee can (Illy for example: beautiful and easy and tight to close!), learn how to sting a tiny hole in it, fill it with b&w sheet film / paper, go out into the city / street / wood / field and, depending on the weather, experiment with exposures from 1 second to half an hour! Develop the film / paper in a brew made from coffee, vitamin c and washing soda.

You bring cans, I bring holes!
Pinhole cameras can be made from simple things like coffee and peppermint and tea and currypowder cans as long as they have a light tight lid!
Let’s drill a hole, cover it with aluminium foil with a very small hole inside or a laser drilled pre-produced special hole (I’ll bring some with me)!
Put photo film and paper in the box, make experiments outside in sun and rain … and in the end: develop it all in coffee soup!

Hela festivalens program hittas på www.festival.fi

Stormvind Animationsläger 2016

Start:06.06.2016 10:00 h
End:08.06.2016 15:00 h

@ Yttermalax Skola

Sommarens bästa vecka!

Vill du pröva på att göra animation? Kom till animationslägret!
Vi gör figurer av plastilina-lera, skriver bildmanus och gör scenografier. Vi animerar på iPaddar.
Till animationen bandar vi in dialog, musik och ljudeffekter.
Vi avslutar på onsdag med premiärvisning av era kortfilmer!

Lägret riktar sig till ungdomar i åk 4-8.

Kursledare är Britt Kootstra och Arvid van der Rijt

Materialavgift 10€

anmälningar via mejl eller telefon 046 5561365 (Arvid)

ordnas med stöd av:
Malax Kommun, Regionförvaltningsverket i Västra och Inre Finland, och Centret för Konstfrämjande

SUPERMARKET Art Fair

Start:21.04.2016 12:00 h
End:24.04.2016 18:00 h

@ Svarta Huset, Stockholm

Filmverkstaden will participate in Supermarket 2016, which will be held at Svarta Huset in the center of Stockholm. Supermarket is, since 2007, the Nordic countries’ leading international art fair. It is an annual artist-run art fair for artist-run galleries. The aim is to provide a showcase for artists’ initiatives from all over the world and to create opportunities for networks in the Swedish and international art scene.

Filmverkstaden is delighted to present works by Patricia Rodas(FI), Dragos Alexandrescu(RO/FI) and Maciek Bączyk(PL). Their artworks are culturally focused and outwardly critical. Pointing on the destructive consequences for individuals, they depict personal perspectives on the shaded side of contemporary society through analogue photography and video.

Stormvind Workshop - Ljud-Maskin

06.03.2016 13:00 - 16:00 h

'Ljud-Maskin’

En Stormvind-workshop för dig som är i åldern 10-15.

Genom att koppla om och modifiera elektroniska kretsar, bygger vi ett instrument som genererar nya oväntade ljud. Många underliga ljud och nya instrument utlovas!
Ledarna är ljudkonstnärer Jari Suominen och Arvid van der Rijt.

Plats: Yttermalax Skola
Materialavgift: 10€

Anmäl dig via mail@filmverkstaden.fi

Ordnas med stöd av Malax kommuns och Malax församlings jubileumsfond

Hand and Machine

06.02.2016 20:00 - 22:00 h

Filmverkstaden proudly presents

Hand and Machine – Films by Richard Tuohy and Dianna Barrie (AUS)

Active in film since the late 1980s, Richard Tuohy and Dianna Barrie have spent the past decade immersed in the materialist tradition of experimental filmmaking — work that tests the absolute limits of the medium itself. Drawing primarily on natural forms and environments as subject matter for their celluloid manipulations — an array of classic and novel in-camera, darkroom, printing, and editing techniques — Tuohy and Barrie create dynamic studies of form, structure, time, and pattern, an approach described as “cine-cubism.” The filmmakers are present and will show a series of 16mm films.

Iron-wood
2009, 7 minuets, 16mm, Richard Tuohy
Iron-wood is an abstract visual exploration of the deeply fissured 'cog-like’ bark of the Australian tree Eucalyptus Sideroxylon – Red Ironbark.

Flyscreen
2010, 8 minutes, 16mm, Richard Tuohy
Flyscreen is a camera-less ‘rayogram’ film, made by layering fly-screen material onto raw 16mm film stock and then exposing to light. The sound heard is the optical sound of the images passing the 16mm optical sound head.

Seoul Electric
2012, 7 minutes, 16mm, Richard Tuohy and Dianna Barrie
A North Asian metropolis. Electricity wires draped like thick webs adorn the street scape. Explosive sparks of colour electrify the frame. Filmed in Seoul in black and white. Colourised during processing using coloured torch light.

Ginza Strip
2014, 9 minutes, 16mm, Richard Tuohy and Dianna Barrie
The Ginza of fable and memory. This is the first film I have finished using the 'chromaflex’ technique that we developed. This is a very much hands on colour developing procedure that allows selected areas of the film to be colour positive, colour negative, or black and white.

Etienne’s Hand
2011, 13 minutes, 16mm, Richard Tuohy
A movement study of a restless hand. Made from one five second shot. Sound constructed from an old French folk tune played on a hand cranked music box.

Blue Line Chicago
2014, 10 minutes, 16mm, Richard Tuohy and Dianna Barrie
Architectural distortions of the second city.

On the Invention of the Wheel
2015, 14 minutes, 16mm, Richard Tuohy and Dianna Barrie
On man and machine. On the wheel upon which man turns and is turned. On 'homo mehanicus’ – 'machine man’.

Dot Matrix
2013, 16 minutes, 2 × 16mm, Richard Tuohy
Dot Matrix is dual 16mm film involving two almost completely overlapping projected images. The ‘dots’ were produced by photogramming sheets of dotty paper (used for manga illustrations) directly onto raw 16mm film stock. These dots were then contacted printed with ‘flicker’ (alternating black frames) creating strobing 'interruptions’ to the dots. The drama of the film emerges in the overlap of the two projected images of dots. The product they make is greater than the parts. The sounds heard are those that the dots themselves produce as they pass the optical sound head of the 16mm projector.

Chromaflex - 16mm

Start:06.02.2016 10:00 h
End:07.02.2016 18:00 h

CHROMAFLEX, a hands on 16mm filmworkshop with experimental/materialist filmmaker Richard Tuohy and Dianna Barrie from Australia.

A stunning new film processing technique for achieving colour, black and white, negative and positive all on the same 16mm film stock.

The Chromaflex workshop explores a new photo-chemical technique which allows selectively controlled negative and positive colour and black and white images on the same strip of film. What is more, the technique allows these selection decisions to be made in full light. This technique can generate areas of colour negative, areas of colour positive, areas of black and white, as well as areas of clear or black all on the one strip of film or indeed within the one frame. Further, as all colour work with this technique occurs in full light, it is possible to watch the colour chemistry working its magic in front of your eyes.
Various areas on the print can be selected to become positive colour, negative colour, be left black and white or processed as black or clear film. Those areas will be selectively covered with appropriate chemical blocking tape. Then the film is selectively bathed in an assortment of colour chemistry before removing the tape and bathing in more chemistry. This is a unique materialist film technique with many possibilities to investigate.

No experience necessary.
The Chromaflex workshop is equally interesting and inspiring to beginners and advanced experimental film practitioners.

€60 (Filmstock, chemicals and coffee/tea included)

Secure your spot at the workshop by sending an email to:
mail@filmverkstaden.fi

Xavier Quérel: Quelques minutes de soleil après minuit

23.01.2016 20:00 - 21:00 h

@ Soapfactory, Vaasa

Filmverkstaden will dive into 2016 headfirst with a great performance you don’t want to miss!
Entrance is free

Taking part in a performance of expanded cinema means giving oneself up to the synaesthetic experience, setting aside the traditional rules of film language and developing a receptive attitude, free of critical criteria… Light is the starting agent of this chain reaction, the projector its tool.

Come and sit on the margins of traditional rules of cinema. Of course the basics are present: light, shutter, sound, screen, eye, brain, imagination. But conventions are overturned. The device is reversed, the projector becomes an instrument and the projectionist plays live in front of you. “Quelques minutes de soleil après minuit” offers a unique experience. The precision of movements unfolds a universe on the edge, between dream and reality, intimacy and chaos. Celluloid teases you, wild and fleeting. Fluxus saturate. Suspension, fragile silence. Flashes wake, the mechanical devices scream.
Our retinas become unfaithful and let themselves drown in a pure and ephemeral moment.

Xavier Quérel is a filmmaker based in Grenoble active in different fields of experimental cinema focusing on performance with light and film. Quérel considers the cinema projector as an instrument. Applying his experience in improvisation, he has developed idiosyncratic techniques and ingenious manipulations allowing him to play with the spontaneity of a musician. He plays with “La Cellule d’intervention METAMKINE”, film/music performance based on improvisation, with Jérome Noetinger and Christophe Auger. He co-founded “L’Atelier MTK”, a collective ‘handcraft’ cinema laboratory for experimental cinema techniques.

Svart/Vit Fotokurs

29.11 // 6.12 kl 9.30-16.00

29.11
Vi går igenom teknik för analog fotografering
Fotografering ute under handledning
Du lär dig framkallning av s/v film i mörkrummet

6.12
Du lär dig hur man kopierar upp svart vita bilder och kan kopiera bilder från de negativ du fotograferade under första tillfället.

Vi avslutar med en kort presentation av fotografierna vi jobbat fram under kursen.

pris 45€ inkl. material och kaffe

Ingen förkunskap behövs

Anmäl dig via mail@filmverkstaden.fi

L'Alternativa

18.11.2015 21:00 - 22:00 h

@ L’Alternativa, 22º Festival de Cine Independiente de Barcelona, Spain

Filmmakers worldwide are banding together to champion creative work on celluloid film.

Innovative creators and filmmakers are setting up and running independent film labs as creative spaces where they have free control over the entire filmmaking process (filming, developing and screening). Based on feedback and mutual support, these artist-run collectives help train up-and-coming directors and offer an alternative form of producing and screening films. Over 36 independent film labs from all over the world have linked up to create an international community on the Filmlabs network.

WEDNESDAY 18 DE NOVEMBER, 9 PM
CCCB AUDITORIUM

Filmscreening Filmverkstaden

Lasse Vairio – Disaster Movie – 2015
Lasse Vairio – The Frogman – 2013
Dragos Alexandrescu – Farewell – 2012
Dragos Alexandrescu – Exercising Failure – 2013
Britt Kootstra – Tracing Places – 2014
Arvid van der Rijt – Finland in 4 movements – 2013
Andreas Westerberg – The Golden Watch – 2014

Paralell Programme:

Tuesday 17 November, noon – 2 pm
Place: Zumzeig cinema
Independent Film Lab Collectives Symposium

We’ve asked the film labs in the Independent Film Lab Collectives section to come and talk about their experience and ways of working so we can compare and contrast different forms of collective management in artist-run creative spaces.
Participating film labs: MIRE (Nantes, France), Etna (Montreuil, France), Iris Film Collective (Canada), Filmlab Klubvizija SC (Croatia), Filmverkstaden (Finland), MTK (Grenoble, France) and Crater-Lab (Spain).

Wednesday 18 November, 6.30–8 pm
Place: Sala Raval CCCB
Independent Film Labs Collectives Symposium

Roundtable on projects being made in alternative creative spaces set up in response to the imminent disappearance of industrially produced celluloid film. As the film industry has gradually abandoned celluloid, artists and filmmakers have started to see analogue filmmaking as an option that gives them greater creative freedom. We’ll be exploring alternative screening options at festivals and cinemas, cooperative self-management, romanticism and resistance.

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Pinhole EKO Photo Workshop

Start:06.10.2016 11:00 h
End:07.10.2016 18:00 h

Yummy Soup EKO Film Workshop

Start:08.10.2016 11:00 h
End:09.10.2016 18:00 h

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