1, 2, 3... Avant-Gardes - Łukasz Ronduda and Florian Zeyfang
1,2,3... Avant-Gardes is dedicated to the ongoing history of the experiment in film and art. This book describes and analyses the work od filmmakers and artists, defining two decades of experiments in the Polish avant-gardes films, and juxtaposes their work with contributions by international artists, who started to work during the last fifteen years. The outstanding history of Polish experimental film, representated by the work of Bogdan Dziworski, Paweł Kwiek, Natalia LL, Józef Robakowski, Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, and many others, is presented in an archive containing descriptions of more than 30 films of the Polish avant-garde between 1920-1970 and organized around six themes: Analitical Strategies, Political Film (Soc Art), Sound and Image, Imagination, Games and Participation, and Consumption.
Edited by Łukasz Ronduda and Florian Zeyfang, 1,2,3... Avant-Gardes includes texts by David Crowley, Steven Bal and David Curtis, Anzelm Franke, Leire Vergara, Jan Verwoert, Axel John Wieder and Michał Woliński. Artists pages by Paweł Althamer and Artur Żmijewski, Bernardette Corporation, Matthew Buckingham, Judith Hopf and Katrin Pesch, Igor Krenz, Jonathan Monk, Jeroen de Rilke and Wilem de Rooij, and Wilhelm Sasnal complete his kompendium as a contribution toward an extender examination of the history and practice of experimental filmmaking and art.
- 1, 2, 3... Avant-Gardes. Film/Art Between Experiment and Archive
ed.: Łukasza Ronduda and Florian Zeyfang
publishers: Sternberg Press, CCA Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw 2007
220x150 cm, 221 pages, paperback
This book is published along with three translation booklets in German, Polish and Spanish & Basque language