Category: DXARTS 450 – experimental video

Film review 2: 8½, directed by Federico Fellini

8½ is a film about the movie director, Guido, who’s trying to cope with his memories, plans, dreams, filmmaking, collaborators, crew, virtually all of the external world. Fellini’s movie is strongly autobiographical. It’s also multilayered, as it shows the process of making the movie, possibly also this movie itself (which relates back to Fellini’s life …

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Film review 1: Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa

Rashomon is a B/W film by Akira Kurosawa from 1950. It shows a story of a murder, as testified by different witnesses. The versions of the story presented by the bandit, his wife, samurai and woodcutter differ a lot, revealing psychological profiles of each character. I find it a real exploration of the human’s moral …

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DXARTS 450 introduction

In this category I will be publishing my assignments for DXARTS 450 – Experimental Video class. DXARTS stands for Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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