This text examines two cases in order to start outlining the aspects of a specific relationship between cinema, on the one hand, and museum and exhibition spaces, on the other. It studies two films (Assa by Sergei Solovyov and Jean-Luc Godard, The Disorder Exposed by Céline Gailleurd and Olivier Bohler) as models of cinematic conservation and curating invisible and ephemeral museal art forms.
Film Book Film is a transmedial artwork that starts with a children’s book adaptation of a film, picking up the discarded book and translating it back into a film again. A new experience evolves as the film alternates between objective and subjective shots where we are both readers and spectators, punctuated by humor.
This article investigates the relationship between audiences and the moving image in cinematic and virtual space(s) outside of the museum through Canadian artist Levi Glass’s new media project Cineorama. The article focuses on the outdoor public display of Cineorama at the 2020 Luminocity exhibition in Kamloops, Canada, and Glass’s digital adaptation of the project for viewing on personal devices or virtual reality headsets.
Issue 04 of The Garage Journal publishes innovative scholarship on the relationship between the moving image and the museum. It analyzes ways in which cinema, video art, and curatorial practices inform and influence each other. Dissecting this intricate relationship, the issue challenges traditional assumptions and opens up a discourse where affinities and oppositions coexist.