Claudia Siefen

Claudia Siefen

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UNA MIRADA ARQUITECTÓNICA A ALGUNOS FILMS DE JOSEF DABERNIG

Por Claudia Siefen-Leitich

Una de mis obras favoritas del escultor y cineasta austriaco Josef Dabernig es su transcripción de la guía de salud Beauty and Digestion: Human Rejuvenation Through the Appropriate Maintenance of the Intestines, del médico austriaco Franz Xaver Mayr, publicada originalmente en 1920. Hay que desconfiar del cuerpo humano, especialmente del propio. Dedicarse con esta actitud al cuerpo y sobre todo al espacio creado por el ser humano es artísticamente comprensible y de una belleza inusitada.

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THE WRECKAGE OF MEMORY: NOTES ON KENJI ONISHI

By Claudia Siefen

Onishi Kenji was born in 1973 in Mie Prefecture, located on the biggest japanese island of Honsh. He began making films with a second-hand 8mm camera, which he obtained during his high school days. In 1995 he founded the filmmaking group “Cinema Train” in Tokyo, a company that distributes films by young Japanese filmmakers and screens underground and avant-garde work from overseas. Here the filmmakers are invited and also united for the individual expression and a desire for a space to share their ideas. In 2007 Onishi worked as a cinematographer for Oguchi Yoko’s Real Access Discommunication. Onishi has made more than 100 films since 1990, ranging from Super-8 studies of light to full-length features filled with drugs and violence. I will be introducing some of them here, brought together on his DVD collection “Selected Works Of Kenji Onishi“.

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