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Through four characters and four imaginary spaces, My Calling Figure, Walker of the Flat Tower, La Zani and La FemmeVolcan, this interactive piece on cd-rom explores, in a intimist way, the creation of personal mythologies and multples subjectivities, as questionning notions of origin, belonging and distance.

AUTHORS

• Conception, direction and production
Frédérick A. Belzile

www.dreamed.org/chime

With the financial support of the Canada Arts Council and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.

Posted by & filed under DVD-VIDEO, Catalogue CD/DVD, Fiction.

Marie Tyrell is a fictional activist and revolutionary on death row. Based on a 1974 short story by DM Fraser, the film weaves mutiple view points. Watch the narrative drama, then click the video to interrogate the politics, authorship and production of this DVD.

AUTHORS
• Direction and edition :
Patrick «Flick» Harrison

• Soundtrack : Landscape Body Machine

PRODUCTION
Patrick «Flick» Harrison

www.flickharrison.com

produced with the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts.

DVD VIDEO
25 minutes (short film) 16:9 colour + 1.5 hours of documentary footage

Price: 30 $ CAN

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A do-it yourself movie about identity, belonging and things we desire. It consists in two stories: four generations of Irish Jewish heritage played against four decades of lesbian life. With a combination of text and QT movies, Mixed Greens explores articulations of identity across sexual and ethnic lines.

AUTHORS

• Concept, Design, Writing and Direction: Michelle Citron
• Music: Amnon Wolman
• Creative Direction: Jim Ferolo

PRODUCTION

Michelle Citron, 2004
www.soc.northwestern.edu/citron/

Original English Version Macintosh™ and Windows™

This work is part of the third in a series of interactive narratives. See also : As American as an Apple Pie (1999) and Cocktails and Appetizers (2001).

Posted by & filed under Support to the community, Web creation.

L’Agence TOPO présente une programmation canadienne en nouveaux médias dans le cadre des 2e Rencontres internationales d’art contemporain de Chizé, événement qui se tient du 23 au 26 juillet 2004 dans le village de Chizé, situé en Deux-Sèvres, dans la région de Poitou-Charentes, France.

Pendant quatre jours, le village se transforme en site de création et accueille une dizaine d’expositions, des concerts, de même qu’un symposium en plein air où 50 artistes venus des cinq continents font pour le grand public un état des lieux de la création contemporaine.

Viva Chizé ! mise sur les notions de collaboration, de participation, d’interaction, de rencontre et de fête. La programmation est organisée essentiellement autour d’un volet de création in situ et d’un volet d’exposition d’oeuvres vidéo, web et cédérom.

L’événement est réalisé en partenariat avec le Comité d’animation des Fêtes de Chizé. Il bénéficie du soutien de l’Ambassade du Canada dans le cadre du programme de célébrations Canada-France 1604-2004 et de l’Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse (OFQJ).

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Based on Norman Klein’s book, History of Forgetting, this interactive narrative combines a database detective story with a digital city symphony and a metanarrative reflection on interactive storytelling in this new medium. Set in a three-mile radius near downtown Los Angeles, the DVD-ROM explores several locations that helped shape the city’s cultural history. Includes a book, which contains a novella by cultural historian Norman Klein and essays on the production.

AUTHORS
• Creation : Rosemary Comella and Andreas Kratky with Norman M. Klein
• Original concept: Jeffrey Shaw
• Interface design: Rosemary Comella, Andreas Kratky
• Programming: Andreas Kratky

PRODUCTION
• Executive producer : Marsha Kinder
• Production managers: Juri Hwang, Liang-Yin Kuo, Tania Trepanier

• A co-production of The Labyrinth Project and the Center for Art and Media ZKM. Annenburg Center for Communication, University of South California, 2003

Original english version, DVD for Macintosh™ and Windows™

Posted by & filed under CD-ROM, Catalogue CD/DVD, Poésie interactive.

Photographer, film maker and plastician, originary from Czechoslovakia, Tom Drahos revisits masterpieces from 19th century litterature through seven CDROMS reflecting a totally contemporary universe. For each one, Drahos invents a world of myhtological, symbolic, social and personnal references.