If what we’ve seen during the AFC European tour is any indication, no shortage of artists creating manipulated film reel sculpture exists. As such, we’ve created a photo essay below highlighting recent viewed work that fits this genre.
For those who are interested, Kantor created paintings from stills in the film. We didn’t video tape the movie though, so it’s hard to show whether the piece is as A-B-C as it sounds.
An homage to Nam June Paik’s Zen for TV?
The band saw film reel.
Simon Starling, Epsom GB, 1965 at the Venice Biennale
The grandfather of film reel sculpture.