Souterrain Projektraum

‘Bike and Bolex’, Mai Hofstad Gunnes @ Souterrain Projektraum, March 16th, 2012

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The 16mm film Bike and Bolex echoes Mai Hofstad Gunnes’ ongoing reflection on the construction of identity. A group of five women bycicle in circular paths while filming each other with Bolex cameras. The revolving movements captured by the five subjective cameras draws a molecular structure without a fixed center and conveys an idea of a non-hierarchical multiple subjectivity. Bolex cameras were particularly important for early television news, nature films, documentaries and avantgarde films. The 16 mm spring-wound Bolex is still a popular introductory camera in film schools.

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