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Hoarders Without Borders 1.0

Filmmaker : Jodie Mack United States, 2018 PRODUCTION : Jodie Mack
6'
No dialogue

About this film

Synopsis

Featuring crystallized magic markers and the kidney stone of a horse, the generously-curated mineral collection of Mary Johnson comes to life in a manual labor of love for the process of archival procedure.

Tënk's opinion

Hoarders Without Borders 1.0 (Jodie Mack)

Inventory:

Item 1: Mineral time.
Item 2: Cinema time.
Item 3: Your hands and mine.
Item 4: Rocks and stones.
Item 5: Your obsession and mine.
Item 6: A life in an instant.
Item 7: Fragments kept safe.
Item 8: An instant in a life.
Item 9: The names we make.
Item 10: Cards and frames.
Item 11: Things we take.
Item 12: Under lights.
Item 13: Under lenses.
Item 14: In a drawer.
Item 15: In my pocket and yours.

Benjamin R. Taylor
Director and programmer, VISIONS
Founding member of La lumière collective

Filmmaker

Jodie Mack

Jodie Mack is an experimental animator who received her MFA in film, video, and new media from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2007. Combining the formal techniques and structures of abstract/absolute animation with those of cinematic genres, her handmade films use collage to explore the relationship between graphic cinema and storytelling, the tension between form and meaning. Musical documentary or stroboscopic archive: her films study domestic and recycled materials to illuminate the elements shared between fine-art abstraction and mass-produced graphic design. The works unleash the kinetic energy of overlooked and wasted objects and question the role of decoration in daily life. Mack's 16mm films have screened at a variety of festivals around the world. She has presented solo programs of her work at venues such as the Anthology Film Archives, the Los Angeles Filmforum and the Northwest Film Forum.