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Derek haugen
04.30.2009   

"Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Story of Light Art" - Now available from The iotaCenter's Store and for viewing in The iotaCenter's Research and Study Center

Categories: [New Acquisition] 

From the makers of the award-winning "Video Out: The Story of VJ'ing and Live Video Art" comes the 2007 documentary "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Story of Light Art." This documentary by Paul Vlachos and Meredith Finkelstein provides a history of Thomas Wilfred's life and career, vividly told through photographs, personal letters as well as interviews with audience members, acquaintances, and current practitioners of Lumia. The documentary also includes interviews with prominent Wilfred collector Eugene Epstein and touches upon other light-art pioneers, Mary Hallock Greenewalt and Charles Dockum.

"Lumia" was an official selection of the Avignon Film Festival, the Athens International Film Festival, and the Swansea International Film Festival.

For more information on Thomas Wilfred, please visit iota's Thomas Wilfred's artist profile

Purchase "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Story of Light Art" here.

If you would like to view "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Story of Light Art," please set up an appointment by contacting us at: info@iotacenter.org

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Derek haugen
04.22.2009   

George Stadnik's THREE TIMES THREE: DIGITAL LUMIA 2006-2008 - Now available for viewing in The iotaCenter's Research and Study Center

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Working within the tradition of Lumia with a modern digital twist, George Stadnik continues to create works of great beauty and scope. THREE TIMES THREE contains three of Stadnik's recent films:

Shadow in Three (2008, silent, 20:18)
Untitled (2008, sound ("Elegy for Iraq" by Dr. Franklin Morris), 15:10)
Mirror Mirror (2006, Silent, 15:10)

If you would like to view this collection or any of George Stadnik's work in our collection, please set up an appointment by contacting us at: info@iotacenter.org

THREE TIMES THREE as well as other Stadnik collections are available for purchase from The iotaCenter store.
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Derek haugen
03.10.2009   

The William Moritz Lectures at WRO Art Center - Now available for viewing in The iotaCenter's Research and Study Center

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The lectures Dr. William Moritz (1941-2000) gave as part of WRO 99: media art biennale at the WRO Art Center in April 1999 are now available on DVD for viewing in The iotaCenter's Research and Study Center.

These lectures join a series of other Dr. William Moritz presentations available on DVD which include:

Cal Arts Lecture (October 28, 1998)

First Light Lecture on James Whitney, Anthology Film Archives (November 1998)

UCLA Lecture (May 18, 2000)

Introductions to KINETICA 2: A Centennial Tribute to Oskar Fischinger at MOMA (July 6, 2000) and LACMA (July 28, 2000)

If you would like to view any of Dr. William Moritz's lectures, please set up an appointment by contacting us at: info@iotacenter.org

For more information about Dr. William Moritz and his work, please visit The iotaCenter's online William Moritz Archive.
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Derek haugen
02.13.2009   

Punto y Raya Festival US Tour on DVD - Now available for viewing in The iotaCenter's Research and Study Center

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Organized by mad-actions and The iotaCenter, the PUNTO Y RAYA FESTIVAL of dot and line experimental animation "explores the ultimate synthesis of the form·movement duality in different spheres of human endeavor" and "uses abstraction's prime matter to reveal the limitations and achievements of our representation systems."

The festival DVD includes work by Chris Casady, Danielle Ye, Joaquin "Kino" Gil, and Bret Battey.

Visit The iotaCenter's PUNTO Y RAYA page for a complete film listing.

If you missed the PUNTO Y RAYA FESTIVAL or would like to see a particular film from the program again, please set up a viewing appointment by contacting us at: info@iotacenter.org

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Derek haugen
02.03.2009   

Left Alone With Night - Now available for viewing in The iotaCenter's Research and Study Center
A Film by Erik Deutschman

Categories: [New Acquisition] 

Made without the use of a camera, LEFT ALONE WITH NIGHT by Erik Deutschman reveals three dynamic, organically animated nocturnal dimensions through color, sound and mood.

"An awesome display of motion and music." --L.A. Reader

"A vibrant torrent." --Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD - Onion City Film Festival '94, Chicago

DVD: 8min, 16mm, color, 1994
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Dawn h
03.12.2008   

New DVD Release from iota: Stephanie Maxwell, Animated Works (1984-2007) - Audio-visual roller-coaster ride

Categories: [New Acquisition] 

iota is proud to announce its latest release in the Kinetica Video Library series:
Stephanie Maxwell, Animated Works (1984-2007)

This collection of short films is a testament to the artist's ingenuity. Experimental music scores by collaborators such as Allan Schindler and Greg Wilder, in tandem with Maxwell's propulsive vision, make for truly exhilarating viewing.

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Dawn h
02.01.2008   

Six Axioms - Visual Music by Randy Jones

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Six Axioms is an intricate work created using Max/MSP/Jitter. Working from the awe-inspiring experience of scientific discovery, Jones explores the overwhelming breadth and variety of the universe, based on the mathematical axiom. Six basic motives are mixed and matched to create this elegant visual music world.

DVD: 33min
Website: Randy Jones
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Dawn h
01.28.2008   

Sabinium (2007) by Harvey Goldman - Music by Ken Ueno

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From the Artist's Website:

Sabinium is a short abstract animation loosely based on an early Roman mythological tale: the historical legend of the founding of Rome by Romulus and his followers.

DVD: 9min
Website: www.harveygoldman.com
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Dawn h
07.12.2007   

Paul Glabicki - Four films (1978-85) - Precision and perception

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These early films by animator Paul Glabicki are unique examples of artistic exactitude. Glabicki immerses us in an analysis and breakdown of the world that surrounds us, deconstructing our understanding of form and motion. His 2D works display a meticulousness rarely seen in hand-drawn animation.

DVD: 54min
Website: Paul Glabicki

PLEASE NOTE: This material has not yet been released for sale on DVD, but your membership in iota can help make it possible. Join today.
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Dawn h
07.10.2007   

Three by Sara Petty - Short animations by Sara Petty

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In three films we get a glimpse of the early works of 2D animator, Sara Petty. At times playful, at times introspective, Petty's images are rich in texture as well as aesthetics. These works are beautiful motion studies that flow with quiet ease and grace that has not faded with age. Included are: Furies, Picture Window, and Shadrac

DVD: 9min

PLEASE NOTE: This material has not yet been released for sale on DVD, but your membership in iota can help make it possible. Join today.
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