Posts Tagged: Marie Menken

Lights in the darkness

The 1966 short film by Marie Menken, who died 50 years ago today.

Lights in the darkness

The 1966 short film by Marie Menken, who died 50 years ago today.

Menken on Warhol

A Factory tour by experimental filmmaker Marie Menken…

Menken on Warhol

A Factory tour by experimental filmmaker Marie Menken…

Circles: Charles Henri Ford

His influence and relationships ranged from the Surrealists and the interwar expat community in Paris through to the Beats and the Factory, connections which he carried right into the 21st century.

Circles: Charles Henri Ford

His influence and relationships ranged from the Surrealists and the interwar expat community in Paris through to the Beats and the Factory, connections which he carried right into the 21st century.

Go! Go! Go!

Go! Go! Go! is, to reduce it to its most banal, a time lapse view of New York City. At the same time it is infinitely richer, more exhilirating and more involving than that would suggest.

Go! Go! Go!

Go! Go! Go! is, to reduce it to its most banal, a time lapse view of New York City. At the same time it is infinitely richer, more exhilirating and more involving than that would suggest.

Stranger than fiction

I’m going to look more closely at the phenomenon of real-life individuals appearing in fiction in a feature called ‘Doubles’, holding up the original and the model, looking at the process by which flesh-and-blood becomes embedded in fiction.

Stranger than fiction

I’m going to look more closely at the phenomenon of real-life individuals appearing in fiction in a feature called ‘Doubles’, holding up the original and the model, looking at the process by which flesh-and-blood becomes embedded in fiction.

Look back with Anger

We saw Kenneth Anger yesterday, kicking around the semi-ruin of Aleister Crowley’s Abbey of Thelema. He’s also been on my screen in Martina Kudláček’s brilliant 2006 documentary Notes on Marie Menken, which I’ve watched twice over the last few days.

Look back with Anger

We saw Kenneth Anger yesterday, kicking around the semi-ruin of Aleister Crowley’s Abbey of Thelema. He’s also been on my screen in Martina Kudláček’s brilliant 2006 documentary Notes on Marie Menken, which I’ve watched twice over the last few days.