Part of Summer 1994
In Person: Corinne and Arthur Cantrill
Australian filmmakers Corinne and Arthur Cantrill bring to Toronto their unique film/performance Projected Light: On the Beginning and End of Cinema . This multiple film/performance work brings together a personal history of early cinema (from Chaplin, Emile Cohl and Winsor McCay), a reflection on the influence of cinema on turn-of-the-century architecture and decoration, and a meditation on death–the death of cinema, the impending demise of the film stock Kodachrome, and the transitory nature of life.
‘Faced with the end of the photo-chemical film era, we become more aware than ever before of the qualities of projected light (film) as against those of transmitted light (video), and continue to work with renewed energy as one of the small band of the last filmmakers.’ (Corinne and Arthur Cantrill)