This section was launched in 2013 to bring some attention to an often neglected subject: archiving and restoring experimental films.
Contact: Katharina Schröder
Horizon @ Sid Iandovka / Anya Tsyrlina
CYLAND Video Archive, Russia
Founded in 2008, the Petersburg-based organisation Cyland Video Archive works at the interface of art and technology. In addition to an archive holding over 400 video works and a collection of contemporary sound art, the main focus of its activities is on networking artists and technicians and promoting innovative works.
Reakcja wymuszona @ Jolanta Marcolla
Fundacja Arton, Poland
Fundacja Arton collects and preserves Polish art from the 1970s – films, photography, videos. In Oberhausen, Arton presents works by Polish woman pioneers of 1970s avant-garde film: in personal stories Ewa Partum, Natalia LL, Izabela Gustowska, Jolanta Marcolla, Jadwiga Singer and others searched for their own media language.