INCONVERSATION

SHAMBHAVI KAUL with Jordan Cronk

Film

The work of the India-born, Durham-based filmmaker Shambhavi Kaul has a unique relationship with not only the world of contemporary experimental cinema, but also the lineage from which it draws both its inspiration and, quite often, its materials.

CONTINUING INTERFERENCE: Crossroads 2016

Film

In Lydia Davis’s most recent collection Can’t and Won’t, there is a one-sentence story entitled “Bloomington” that kept returning to my mind as I watched the diverse slate of works from CROSSROADS 2016, San Francisco Cinematheque’s annual festival dedicated to artist-made film and video.

INCONVERSATION

QIU JIONGJIONG with Kang Kang

Film

Born in 1977 to a family of Sichuan Opera performers, Qiu Jiongjiong quit his hometown and formal education at a young age to “bum in Beijing” and made his name as a self-taught painter of eccentric, visceral portraits.

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