New York No Wave Cinema and Music Revisited in Berlin

     |    Thursday, der 2. June 2011

On June 4th and 5th, Berlin’s Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) theater will host a retrospective of films that were produced in the late 1970s and early 1980s in New York City. Known loosely under the term “No Wave” (coined as a reaction to the use of the term “new wave” describing the post-punk, avantrock music 

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Berlinale: BLANK CITY – the New York No Wave film scene revisited

     |    Thursday, der 18. February 2010

Céline Danhier’s documentary BLANK CITY uncovers amazing footage of Super 8 and 16mm film gems made in the late 1970s and early 1980s in downtown (Lower Eastside) New York. At that time, New York City was practically bankrupt (the federal government refused a bailout, somewhat comparable to the German Federal Court denying Berlin Mayor Klaus 

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

     |    Sunday, der 31. January 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, der 14. September 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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