Archive for the “Film” category

James Benning’s Landscape Cinema

by Travis Jeppesen on August 20, 2016

“The landscape, like all objects big or small, contains an inner life that we come to appreciate only through knowing it. Yet acquiring this knowledge is an impossible task, made all the more vital because of its inherent impossibility. The (…)

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The Coat

by Travis Jeppesen on December 3, 2014

Christophe Chemin’s new film, The Coat, starring Brian Tennessee Claflin and Susanne Sachsse, with original texts by Travis Jeppesen, will be premiered tomorrow night in Berlin at FSK. More info here.

I, an Object

by Travis Jeppesen on November 10, 2014

My film I, an Object, commissioned by Panel for the exhibition “House Style” in Glasgow in 2013, is now on Vimeo.

Blissfully Yours

by Travis Jeppesen on July 21, 2014

There of course is no “outside” outside of perception, and how one perceives oneself relating to the whole can elicit a sense of cagedness far worse than actual incarceration. On recent queer Asian experimental film and video, at LEAP.


by Travis Jeppesen on January 19, 2014

  There is a whole other history of cinema out of which Jonas Mekas falls—kicking and screaming, alive and elastic to the necessities and vicissitudes of this thing we call life. One has to be thoroughly drenched in it to (…)

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Absent Presence

by Travis Jeppesen on November 21, 2013

My review of the 2013 edition of DocLisboa, at Artforum.

I, an Object

by Travis Jeppesen on October 13, 2013

I, an Object, my first film, will be included as part of House Style, a group exhibition at Tramway in Glasgow, opening on 24 October. More info here: 25 OCTOBER 2013 – 19 JANUARY 2014 Tramway 5, TRAMWAY, 25 (…)

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Walden, reel 3 (Jonas Mekas, 1964)

by Travis Jeppesen on July 18, 2013

Diaries, Notes, and Sketches – none of these are complete. Deep of winter, Velvet Underground grinds something out, a cat. This will noble to be blessed with the rest. He falls in love with a madwoman. Oh get more flow. (…)

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The 27th London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

by Travis Jeppesen on April 7, 2013

(Ms. Vaginal Davis in She Said Boom! The Story of Fifth Column) My review of the 27th London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival at Artforum.

Berlinale 2013

by Travis Jeppesen on March 5, 2013

My summing-up of this year’s Berlinale can be read at Artforum in two parts: here and here.

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