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Kurt Kren Kurt Kren
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What does it mean to recognize a documentary gesture in Kren's films? What is being documented? The documentary images that Kren uses in his works do not arise out of a plan, but instead, come from the right moment, a coincidence, a momentary observation, or a seized opportunity.' - Michael Palm This DVD contains: 18/68 VENECIA KAPUTT, 1968, 20 sec 22/69 HAPPY-END, 1969, 4 min 2 sec 23/69 UNDERGROUND EXPLOSION, 1969, 5 min 7 sec 24/70 WESTERN, 1970, 2 min 54 sec 26/71 ZEICHENFILM BALZAC UND DAS AUGE GOTTES, 1971, 31 sec 27/71 AUF DER PFAUENINSEL, 1971, 1 min 1 sec 29/73 READY-MADE, 1973, 12 min 20 sec 30/73 COOP CINEMA AMSTERDAM, 1973, 3 min 33/77 KEINE DONAU, 1977, 8 min 16 sec 34/77 TSCHIBO, 1977, 1 min 58 sec 39/81 WHICH WAY TO CA?, 1981, 3 min 18 sec 40/81 BREAKFAST IM GRAUEN, 1981, 3 min 13 sec 41/82 GETTING WARM, 1982, 3 min 22 sec 42/83 NO FILM, 1983, 3 min 43/84 1984, 1984, 1 min 43 sec 44/85 FOOT´- AGE SHOOT´- OUT, 1985, 3 min 3 sec 46/90 FALTER 2, 1990, 30 sec 50/96 SNAPSPOTS (for Bruce), 1996, 4 min 12 sec Kurt Kren: Born 1929, died 1998 in Vienna. Starts making experimental 8mm films in the early fifties. 1957 takes up 16mm and serial montage techniques. From 1964 onwards Kren collaborates with the Viennese Actionists Otto Muhl and Gunter Brus. Co-founder of the Vienna Institute of Direct Art and the Austrian Filmmakers Cooperative. Member of the Wiener Secession, the Vienna Institute of Direct Art (1966), the London Filmmakers Coop (1967), the New York Filmmakers Coop (1968), the Progressive Art Production Munich (1968), the Grazer Autorenversammlung (1973). For private domestic use only, please contact INDEX directly for institutional orders. What does it mean to recognize a documentary gesture in Kren's films? What is being documented? The documentary images that Kren uses in his works do not arise out of a plan, but instead, come from the right moment, a coincidence, a momentary observation, or a seized opportunity.' - Michael Palm This DVD contains: 18/68 VENECIA KAPUTT, 1968, 20 sec 22/69 HAPPY-END, 1969, 4 min 2 sec 23/69 UNDERGROUND EXPLOSION, 1969, 5 min 7 sec 24/70 WESTERN, 1970, 2 min 54 sec 26/71 ZEICHENFILM BALZAC UND DAS AUGE GOTTES, 1971, 31 sec 27/71 AUF DER PFAUENINSEL, 1971, 1 min 1 sec 29/73 READY-MADE, 1973, 12 min 20 sec 30/73 COOP CINEMA AMSTERDAM, 1973, 3 min 33/77 KEINE DONAU, 1977, 8 min 16 sec 34/77 TSCHIBO, 1977, 1 min 58 sec 39/81 WHICH WAY TO CA?, 1981, 3 min 18 sec 40/81 BREAKFAST IM GRAUEN, 1981, 3 min 13 sec 41/82 GETTING WARM, 1982, 3 min 22 sec 42/83 NO FILM, 1983, 3 min 43/84 1984, 1984, 1 min 43 sec 44/85 FOOT´- AGE SHOOT´- OUT, 1985, 3 min 3 sec 46/90 FALTER 2, 1990, 30 sec 50/96 SNAPSPOTS (for Bruce), 1996, 4 min 12 sec Kurt Kren: Born 1929, died 1998 in Vienna. Starts making experimental 8mm films in the early fifties. 1957 takes up 16mm and serial montage techniques. From 1964 onwards Kren collaborates with the Viennese Actionists Otto Muhl and Gunter Brus. Co-founder of the Vienna Institute of Direct Art and the Austrian Filmmakers Cooperative. Member of the Wiener Secession, the Vienna Institute of Direct Art (1966), the London Filmmakers Coop (1967), the New York Filmmakers Coop (1968), the Progressive Art Production Munich (1968), the Grazer Autorenversammlung (1973). For private domestic use only, please contact INDEX directly for institutional orders.

Extras

20 pages booklet with exclusive material, bilingual English-German text.

Bonus material:
KEINE DONAU - Kurt Kren und seine Filme, Hans Scheugel, 1988, 55 min

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Additional Info

SKU 9120020380201
Year 1968-96 (DVD 2007)
Director Kren, Kurt
Format DVD
Publisher(s) INDEX DVD Edition
Countries Austria
Colour Colour + B&W
Subtitles English
Language(s) German
Running time 112 min
DVD region 0, PAL
Certificate N/a

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