Mike Hoolboom

Getting Hooked August 2015

Contact A few weeks ago Grant gave a series of talks about the five kleshas, the five poisons. They were very practical talks I thought, that offered a description of what happens when we experience something. Whether it’s the smell … Continue reading

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Writings on Mike Hoolboom

In the Theatre by Jean Perret (2015)

(from the book Jeux Serieux by Bertrand Bacqué, Cyril Neyrat, Clara Schulmann and Veronique Terrier Hermann, HEAD Geneva, 2015) In this short movie of Mike Hoolboom’s, we are met with a fathomless crossing of pictures that have escaped from the … Continue reading

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New Queer Cinema (2015)

why not download this beautiful volume as a PDF here? I- INTRODUÇÃO 1 – Lucas Murari, Mateus Nagime: Um Novo Caminho 2 – Denilson Lopes, Mateus Nagime: New Queer Cinema e um novo cinema queer no Brasil 3 – B. … Continue reading


Mike Hoolboom

Community Notes May 2015

Talk given at Gravity, Toronto, May 5, 2015 I’d like to say a few words today about this curious term that is used so often in rooms where Buddhism is practiced, the word is sangha. It’s not the father, the … Continue reading


Writings on Mike Hoolboom

Mike Hoolboom at FIFA or Desperate Desires at the Centre of the Margins by Olivier Thibodeau (2015)

Originally published in Panorama Cinema, March 2015 The prolific Canadian artist, a specialist in biographical excavations and thaumaturgical narratives, Mike Hoolboom takes his inspiration directly from the heart. His pictures begin with the innermost secrets, as a whisper, a caress. … Continue reading

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Your Face Arrived (2015)

Why not download the lovely PDF here? Table of Contents 11 Introduction by Stephen Remus Essays 15 The Fringe Membrane by Adrian Martin 17 To the Wonder: the Films of Mike Hoolboom by Michael Pattinson 20 A Truthful Cocktail by … Continue reading


Writings on Mike Hoolboom

Fringe Dreams by Karl-Gilbert Murray (2015)

Originally published in Festival of Films on Art Catalogue, Montreal, 2015 Of Dutch-Indonesian origin, Mike Hoolboom is a filmmaker, critic and curator who emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most prolific experimental media artists in Canada. After graduating in … Continue reading


On Artists

Ben Rivers

Ben Rivers’ movie Things (21 minutes 2014) is shot with such confidence. Shot through with confidence. And this confidence has an energy in it that runs from a deep and subterranean place (the place where Julie Murray finds her butterflies, … Continue reading


On Artists

Jill Godmilow

Jill Godmilow introduction (almost given at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 2015 before a screening of Jill’s What Farocki Taught (I came late) Yesterday afternoon Tacita Dean said that film had four essential qualities, she offered up a list … Continue reading



Archive (March 2015)

Museum Here in this beautiful museum, in the frame where we can come together to perform a kind of public memory. It’s almost like being in the cinema it’s a memory that everyone performs by themselves, and with everyone else … Continue reading

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