Experimenta India also hosts residencies for artist filmmakers towards exhibiting works in progress at Experimenta festival of moving image art.
The resident artists are offered accommodation, and are supported through facilitated interactions and networking opportunities with leading local artists, filmmakers, curators, cultural organisations and academic institutions.The resident is expected to engage with the community through conducting workshops and/or offering lectures.
Over the years the Experimenta India residency partners have included The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore, Srishti Institute of Art Design & Technology and the Arts Council of England, UK.
ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
Bernd Lutzeler (2017)
Artist and filmmaker Bernd Lützeler lives and works between Berlin and Mumbai. In his works he explores techniques of moving image production and presentation in relation with their form and perception. Loops, found footage and jugaad (diy) technologies are an integral part of his films and expanded cinema works. His travels to Mumbai have a strong impact on his work that often looks into the aesthetics of popular Indian cinema and television within the urban context. His films have been shown at venues and festivals worldwide, including Centre Pompidou, Berlinale International Film Festival, Rotterdam, San Francisco Cinematheque, Views from the Avant-Garde and many more. Bernd is an active member of the artist-run analogue filmlab LaborBerlin.
Anja Dornieden & Juan David Gonzalez Monroy are filmmakers based in Berlin. They work together under the moniker OJOBOCA. Together they practice Orrorism, a simulated method of inner and outer transformation. Since 2010 they are members of the artist-run film lab LaborBerlin.
Philip Widmann (2015)
Philip Widmann makes films, texts, film programs and occasionally collaborates in the field of performing arts. His film and video works have been shown in art spaces and film festivals internationally, among them the Wexner Center for the Arts, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Temporary Gallery Cologne, Berlin International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, New York Film Festival, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, FID Marseille, CPH:DOX and Visions du Réel.
Anna Marziano (2013)
Anna Marziano (1982, Italy) studied filmmaking at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Rome) and Political Sciences (Padova). In 2009 she moved to France supported by the Film Commission Friuli Venezia Giulia Fellowship. She attended the Ateliers Varan (Paris) and participated in Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains (Tourcoing). Anna’s practice experiments with the documentary form, exploring the construction of contemporary identity through a film process that questions subjectivity, social roles and multiple singularities through the aesthetic of the fragment. In her practice, a great attention is dedicated to possible ways of relating to each other through the film process. Her films are screened internationally (Toronto International Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Torino International Film Festival, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, MediaCity Film Festival Detroit, LABoral Centro de Arte Gijon, FRAC Dunkerque, National Gallery of Art Washington DC, Wexner Center for the Arts, Experimenta Film Festival Bangalore). Since 2012, she is based in Berlin (Germany)
Oliver Husain (2012)
Artist and filmmaker Oliver Husain is based in Toronto, Canada. Husain’s projects often begin with fragment of history, a rumour, a personal encounter or a distant memory. He uses a wide range of cinematic languages and visual pleasures — such as dance, puppetry, costume, special effects — to animate his research and fold the viewers into complex narrative set-ups.
David Blamey (2007)
David Blamey (b. London, 1961) is a London-based artist and proprietor of the independent publishing imprint Open Editions. His work encompasses several activities, including teaching, publishing, and exhibiting, which overlap to form a multidimensional practice that defies conventional categorisation. To this end, his projects are positioned consciously within a range of public situations, both inside and beyond the art gallery. His recent activities include: a record, ‘Rural’ (2015); edited books, ‘Specialism’ (2016) and ‘Distributed’ (2018); and a film, ‘Rice’ (2017). He curated the experimental film programme ‘Short Bursts of Concentrated Joy’ for Houghton Festival and the sound project ‘Learning To Listen’ for Bang & Olufsen this year. The Wire described his ‘O.K.’ cassette release for My Dance the Skull’s Voice Studies series as ‘something quite strange, creepy and good’.