Amsterdam Film eXperience Showcase
Steve Armor is a film and AV installation curator specializing in abstract, exploratory, and fine-art cinematic experiences.
Program 59 Minutes
Octave Nightmare - Michal Jablonski and Martinovna 6:002019
Octave Nightmare is a collaboration between two Varsovian club scene artists and friends, sound by Micha Jaboski & visualisation by Martinovna. (Poland)
A rich mixture of dense industrial atmosphere, off beat sounds and monumental film music elements driven by energetic kick. Visualization mixes subconscious sexuality with sudden and aggressive impulses.
Coiled Fall - Sergej Vutuc (music by Zaïmph)7:49 2018
Abstract Super8 visualization by Sergej Vutuc for the drone release Coiled Fall by recording artist Zaimph (Marcia Bassett)
SANDSCAPE | Shores - Kelly Joanne Jenkins 4:57 2018
An award winning sensual and fluid music video by a vibrant new filmmaker, Kelly Joanne Jenkins (Amsterdam/London).
Estuaries 3 - Bret Battey 8:46 2018
A hypnotic drone film spawned from research in areas related to algorithmic music, haptics, and image and sound relationships.
The Estuaries series involves visualizing Nelder-Mead optimization, a process used by mathematicians to find solutions to complex, multi-variable problems that cannot be addressed by solving equations. The music was created with my Nodewebba software, which interlinks pattern generators to create complex emergent behaviours
The Magma Chamber - Written by Shantala Pèpe 18:58 2019
Directed in collaboration with Antonin De Bemels
A woman at war with the voices that haunt her, in quest of a face lost in time. As the bonfire dies, her breath returns, a volcano stirs...
Ephemeral and the Material - Bridget Hayden 6:30 2019
(music by Zaïmph)
Lush and ethereal video by artist, musician, and filmmaker Bridget Hayden for Zaïmph track Ephemeral and the Material.
Light Matter - Virgil Widrich 5:00 2018
A black and white film that lets you see colors.
"Light Matter" takes advantage of a physiological phenomenon that was described by Gustav Theodor Fechner and Hermann von Helmholtz as early as the middle of the 19th century but has not yet been satisfactorily explained by science.
Since 2006, curator Steve Armor (co-founder Amsterdam Film eXperience: Breaking Out of the Frame), he has given a platform for revolutionary work; encompassing the visceral, art, noise, static, drone, atmosphere, music videos, exploratory art of cinema, live cinema performance, installations, VJs, new technologies and techniques.
He provides the service of specialized programming in partner festivals such as Manifesto (Amsterdam), Festival International Signes de Nuit (Paris), European Media Arts Festival (Osnabrük), Cork Film Festival, and Alternativa Independent Film Festival (Barcelona).
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