7 Question Interview with Ben Russell, Artist & Filmmaker

Ben Russell is a filmmaker, artist, curator, art instructor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a great keynote speaker. Perhaps he may be considered a terminologist, for he seemingly has coined the term/genre “psychedelic ethnography,” judging by his writings and recent inspiring lecture at the MCA. Mr. Russell’s recent three-hour ethnography Let Each […]

Audio Interview: Robert Breer Interviewed by Charles Levine, July 1970

[audio:] (7″ IPS; 1/4″ REEL-7″; 00:45:46) Found via Anthology Film Archives / UbuWeb Filmmaker Charles Levine interviews animator/artist Robert Breer at his home in Palisades, New York. They cover Breer’s transition from painting to film, his years spent in Paris, neo-plastic painting, W.K.L. Dickson’s Mutoscope, image and sound composition, modes of exhibition, audience impact and […]

Video Interview: Peter Hutton, Robert Gardner, the Screening Room (1977)

Peter Hutton (At Sea, 2007, Skagafjordur, 2003, Looking at the Sea, 2001), an eminent experimental filmmaker from Michigan, visited the Screening Room Series, in March 1977, to screen excerpts from his films and discuss his experiences with filmmaking and education; Hutton is interviewed by Robert Gardner. Gardner is a eminent visual anthropologist who is widely known for […]