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from Oliver Schneider on Vimeo.

ACMV Co-Editor Oliver Schneider will take part in the “artsolut Berlin Festival” on August 16th 2011 at Lido, Berlin.

The Artsolut is a festival showcasing Berlin based artists from different genres such as music, film, art, poerty and theater. Oliver be presenting a selection of his still videos, possibly (tbd) accompanying the Street-Kraut-Rock band “Camera“, Continue Reading →

Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests

I love almost still videos as you can see in my videos. Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests have been a big influence for me, he shot around 500 portraits and the original material was around two minutes each and was stretched to five minutes in slow motion. You can buy a limited edition DVD in an LP-shaped set with 13 original Ilford fiber paper photographs for 250 bucks here. The great music is by Britta Phillips and Dean Wareham. Dean Wareham is known to have played in Galaxie 500 and Luna.

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Stills

I like almost still videos, it’s like adding an other dimension to a photographic portrait, streching the act of taking a picture in time. “L’Enfer” by Henri-Georges Clouzot is a never finished psychedelic experiment in lighting and movie techniques literally starring a wonderful Romy Schneider.

A familiar project is the first officially published DVD by Andy Warhol “13 Most Beautiful… Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests”. You can watch Lou Reed drinking a coke and some girl toothbrushing. Warhol shot around 500 portraits and the original material was around two minutes each and was stretched to five minutes in slow motion. Continue Reading →