Original inspiration of Poe’s EMPIRE II – Warhol’s “Empire” playing Club Transmediale

     |    Sunday January 31st, 2010

Watch the inspiration of Amos Poe’s Warhol homage EMPIRE II at Club Transmediale: “Groupshow presents an 8-hour performance with Andy Warhol’s film ‘Empire’, a marathon event which dissolves into a hybrid of audiovisual installation and concert. Here, improvisation as a process-based art form meets a cinematic study of time unfolding. The single-shot recording of New 

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     |    Monday September 14th, 2009

David Bordwell about Amos Poe´s EMPIRE II on davidbordwell.net, Part 2   When the weather changes, the light does too. Raindrops become not only a pebbly surface on the windows but tiny filters. As with Warhol’s films, we have to change our conception of what counts as an event. Slight differences of framing and texture 

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     |    Monday September 14th, 2009

David Bordwell about Amos Poe´s EMPIRE II on davidbordwell.net, Part 1 Warhol was withdrawn and impersonal, but Poe turned on the camera when he spotted something that looked interesting. He felt free to focus, reframe, zoom, and shift camera position for different angles on the life beyond his balcony. Likewise, the automaton Warhol (”I’d like 

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