PACT Zollverein Essen, Germany
Opening at PACT Zollverein with FREE FALLING is a new series of film programmes, conversations, and lectures. William Greaves, Kevin J. Everson, Phil Collins, Clemens von Wedemeyer, Vincent Meessen, Stefan Hayn, Peggy Ahwesh, and Laure Prouvost, Joyce Wieland & Hollis Frampton, Johan van der Keuken, Sharon Lockhart,...
Curated by Katrin Mundt
The first weekend unfolds around two pivotal works that highlight junctures between artistic and societal experimentation:William Greaves’ "Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One" (1968), a rarely shown Black Cinema classic, documents the process of its own genesis, thereby questioning the borders between fiction and reality. Jean-Pierre Gorin’s filmic essay "Poto and Cabengo" (1979), most recently shown at Documenta 12, hones in on the language habits of a set of twins from California, reflecting on the limitations of societal integration.
Posited in dialogue therewith are more recent works, such as those by <strong>Kevin J. Everson, Phil Collins, Clemens von Wedemeyer, </strong><strong>Vincent Meessen, Peggy Ahwesh, and Laure Prouvost </strong>and with filmworks by<strong> ao Joyce Wieland &<strong>Hollis Frampton, Johan van der Keuken, </strong><strong>Morgan Fischer, Sharon Lockhart,</strong>...</strong></strong>
<strong><strong> Curated by<strong> K</strong><strong>atrin Mundt</strong></strong></strong>