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Wastopia — Where Waste Comes to Life

Wastopia — Where Waste Comes to Life

'Wastopia' is a short animated film by Qianhui Yu exploring the issues surrounding global attitudes to waste disposal and the environment pollution that inevitably...
Ballet mécanique (1924) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

Ballet mécanique (1924) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

Ballet mécanique, conceived by painter Fernand Léger and photographed by filmmaker Dudley Murphy (possibly with some involvement from Man Ray), is a rhythmic interplay...
In Conversation: Sumayya Vally and Hans Ulrich Obrist

In Conversation: Sumayya Vally and Hans Ulrich Obrist

Sumayya Vally in conversation with Serpentine Artistic Director, Hans Ulrich Obrist.Counterspace, directed by Sumayya Vally, Sarah de Villiers and Amina Kaskar will collaborate with...
What do skaters think of LA's obsessive car culture?

What do skaters think of LA's obsessive car culture?

With a camera in one hand and a skateboard in the other, filmmaker Adam Adaba cruised from Pasadena to Santa Monica to uncover the...
Roxane Gay on Julie Mehretu

Roxane Gay on Julie Mehretu

“Every inch of canvas is visually arresting. The parts are as compelling as the whole. To say it is beautiful is to do the...
Rhythmus 21 (1921) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

Rhythmus 21 (1921) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

Hans Richter was convinced that he invented abstract cinema with Rhythmus 21. He didn’t, but he was an important early figure who quickly became...
Mazen Maarouf Interview: Between Beirut and Reykjavik

Mazen Maarouf Interview: Between Beirut and Reykjavik

“Memory was like a beast that wanted to be fed.” Meet Palestinian-Icelandic writer Mazen Maarouf, whose work has been compared to that of Samuel...
A Japanese House (1955) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

A Japanese House (1955) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

A Japanese House is a film MoMA produced in 1955 to document the installation of an actual, full-scale 17th-century Japanese house, designed by Junzō...
Jean-Marc Bustamante Interview: A Brick Sculpture by Per Kirkeby

Jean-Marc Bustamante Interview: A Brick Sculpture by Per Kirkeby

“It’s in between sculpture and architecture,” French artist Jean-Marc Bustamante says of a site-specific brick monument by the lauded Danish artist Per Kirkeby (1938-2018)....
The Flying Train (1902) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

The Flying Train (1902) | MoMA FILM VAULT SUMMER CAMP

"The Flying Train" depicts a ride on a suspended railway in Germany in 1902. The footage is almost as impressive as the feat of...