Into the Mothlight
EP.09 - Richard Ashrowan
Dr Richard Ashrowan is a moving image artist and film curator. He has been Creative Director of Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival in Scotland since 2010 and was curator for Scotland + Venice at the Venice Art Biennale 2017. In this episode he talks about shooting on 16mm film, the joys of filming in an isolated landscape and his love for his love of Tarkovsky and Brakhage.
EP.08 - Andrew Kötting
An interview with experimental artist and auteur Andrew Kötting on his new film Lek and the Dogs, his approach to filmmaking, his experience of shooting in the Atacama desert and the use of archive and found footage in his work.
EP.06 - Lux Scotland
This time we hear from Lux Scotland Director Nicole Yip on her journey into the moving image, approach as a curator, the work of Lux in Scotland and their aim to nurture and support artists working in the moving image in Scotland.
EP.06 - Jacques Perconte
An interview with renowned visual artist Jacques Perconte where we discuss his work, his approach to and manipulation of the digital image, and filmmaker Stan Brakhage. His work '29 Minutes at Sea' was shown at the 2018 Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival. The description of the work gives little away as to it's impact. "Because of this violence, the image bleeds. But the red does not remain on the surface of the water." We also make reference to his film 'Ettrick', an interrogation of...
EP.05 - The Ann Arbor Film Festival
An interview with Ann Arbor Film Festival Executive Director Lesley Raymond. We talk to Lesley about her journey to the job of ED, the importance of encouraging artists, advice to filmmakers submitting to festivals, David Lynch and her interest in honouring the history of video art.