A while ago I went to the seaside for three days and made a film called Sea Eggs. No one can do that, it’s not only a matter of intelligence or belief but also because no one has the courage to make a film that has no use. I had a hard time making this short film and if you ask me where I can…
Arthur Lipsett’s first film looks behind the business-as-usual face we put on life and shows anxieties we want to forget. It is made of dozens of pictures that seem familiar, with fragments of speech heard in passing.
Production : National Film Board of Canada (nfb.ca)
Cabrera Bernal uses the moving image as the primary matter of a sculpture made out of metrics and rhythm. The filmstrip is an object, built with found celluloid in which the figurative motifs of the footage transcend banality, disappearing into abstraction by the grace of length and repetition.
Mubi: Filmic Sculpture, Num. 3 - Alberto Cabrera Bernal (2012)