Lucid Dreaming - Conversations on Cinema, Art and Moving Image
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In Lucid Dreaming, curator and writer Pamela Cohn interviews a constellation of artistic luminaries working within contemporary contexts of documentary practice and experimental moving image. Together they explore artistic inspirations, conceptual intent and processes, and the expanding socio-political possibilities of creating personal memoir. Support us on Patreon > https://www.patreon.com/luciddreamingpodcast
Kim Longinotto And Jessica Kingdon - Conversation #3 - Anthology #5 - March 3
British documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto and Chinese-American Director / Producer Jessica Kingdon join host Pamela Cohn to discuss familiarity, distance, perspective, and the independence of their practice.
March 03, 2022
Luke Fowler And Ernst Karel - Conversation #2 - Anthology #5 - February 24
Host Pamela Cohn speaks with Scottish artist, filmmaker, and musician Luke Fowler alongside collaborator Ernst Karel, an artist, and filmmaker working with experimental sound and electroacoustic music.
February 24, 2022
Jenni Olson And Angelo Madsen Minax - Conversation #1 - Anthology #5 - February 17
In this episode Pamela is joined by writer, historian, archivist and filmmaker Jenni Olson, and artist, filmmaker and performer Angelo Madsen Minax.
February 17, 2022
Amiel Courtin-Wilson - Conversation #7 - Anthology #4 - July 29
In the final episode of Anthology 4 filmmaker Amiel Courtin-Wilson converses with Pamela Cohn about friendship, encounters, and feeling the world.
July 29, 2021
Ezequeil Yanco - Conversation #6 - Anthology #4 - July 22
Argentinian filmmaker Ezequiel Yanco joins Pamela to explore the nuances of casting, performance, and time: all central to his process.
July 22, 2021
Louis Henderson - Conversation #5 - Anthology #4 - July 15
Filmmaker and artist Louis Henderson joins Pamela to discuss collective making, historiography and languages of cinema.
July 15, 2021
Beatriz Seigner - Conversation #4 - Anthology #4 - July 8
In conversation 4 Brazilian filmmaker Beatriz Seigner joins Pamela to discuss being in place, being out of place, and what happens between.
July 08, 2021
Martin Dicicco - Conversation #3 - Anthology #4 - July 1
In episode 3 of this anthology, Pamela speaks with filmmaker Martin Dicicco about friendship, labour, movement, and outsiders.
July 01, 2021
Claire Simon - Conversation #2 - Anthology #4 - June 24
In episode two of the fourth Anthology Pamela discusses connection, the eye, youth and cinema with the wondrous Claire Simon.
June 24, 2021
Raed Andoni - Conversation #1 - Anthology #4 - June 17
In this episode Pamela meets Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni to grapple with politics of self, memory and performance.
June 17, 2021
Lawrence Lek - Conversation #7 - Anthology #3 - February 18
In this conversation, the final of our third anthology, Pamela Cohn speaks to multimedia artist, filmmaker, and musician Lawrence Lek. They discuss the films 'AIDOL', 'Geomancer', 'Sinofuturism' and more. Lawrence says "I wanted to find out if it was possible to do a kind of coming-of-age tale from the perspective of an Artificial Intelligence and make it work as a story.".
February 18, 2021
Yin-Ju Chen - Conversation #6 - Anthology #3 - February 11
In episode 6 Pamela Cohn speaks with artist filmmaker Yin-Ju Chen
February 11, 2021
Naeem Mohaiemen - Conversation #5 - Anthology #3 - February 4
In episode 5 the host Pamela Cohn speaks with artist filmmaker Naeem Mohaiemen.
February 04, 2021
Takashi Makino - Conversation #4 - Anthology #3 - January 28
In Conversation 4, Pamela speaks to Japanese experimental filmmaker Takashi Makino. Takashi says: "The theme of my new installation work is connecting people physically again, not so much with our bodies, but connecting in the very deepest part of our hearts."
January 28, 2021
Karin Chien - Conversation #3 - Anthology #3 - January 21
In conversation three of our third anthology Pamela speaks with creative producer and distributor Karin Chien. Karin says "We all share a human desire to see ourselves on screen, to see ourselves reflected in the narratives that we consume and the narratives in which we participate."
January 21, 2021
Sylvia Schedelbauer - Conversation #2 - Anthology #3 - January 14
In this episode host Pamela Cohn speak with filmmaker Sylvia Schedelbauer. She says: All my works, especially the later, more sensory films, have all been love letters to cinema and the cinema space.
January 14, 2021
Basir Mahmood - Conversation #1 - Anthology #3 - January 7
In this episode host Pamela Cohn speak with artist Basir Mahmood. Using video, film or photograph, he weaves various threads of thoughts, findings and insights into poetic sequences that coalesce into ever re-instituting forms of narratives.
January 07, 2021
Filipa César - Anthology #2 - Conversation #7 - November 5
In this episode, our host Pamela Cohn speaks to artist and filmmaker Filipa César about her work in dialogue, through archives and against Histories. Filipa says: "Who decides which images are saved, are important, or relevant for the world, for making History?"
November 05, 2020
Jalal Maghout - Anthology #2- Conversation #6 - October 29
In this episode, our host Pamela Cohn speaks to filmmaker and animator Jalal Maghout about his craft, about memory and forging of images. Jalal says: "In animation, you build a world, and especially in animated documentaries, there is a responsibility in the presentation of that world because you are talking about real people, real events, real places."
October 29, 2020
Zinzi Minott - Anthology #2 - Conversation #5 - October 22
In this episode, our host Pamela Cohn speaks to dancer and artist Zinzi Minott about her work in the context of society, performance and identity. Zinzi says: "You see scattered images of me in beautiful classic ballet shots next to something blowing up because that’s actually my life. That’s what going to dance school was."
October 22, 2020
Jasmina Cibic - Anthology #2 - Conversation #4 - October 15
In this episode, our host Pamela Cohn speaks to artist Jasmina Cibic about her work in the context of society, nationhood and identity. Jasmina says: "When does art start to work with citizens? When does it start to not only serve the religious or political or aristocratic authority?"
October 16, 2020
Ana Vaz - Anthology #2 - Conversation #3 - October 8
In this episode, our host Pamela Cohn speaks to filmmaker Ana Vaz speak about her work and relation to place. Ana says: "You could say that all of my films are kind of lost in this entanglement between present, past and future."
October 08, 2020
Camilo Restrepo - Anthology #2 - Conversation #2 - October 1
In this episode, our host Pamela Cohn speaks to filmmaker Camilo Restrepo speak about his work and the memory of his country. Camilo says: "I am the first viewer of my films. It’s an experience for me to learn about this difficult history that haunts me."
October 01, 2020
Anouk De Clercq - Anthology #2 - Conversation #1 - September 24
In this episode our host Pamela Cohn speaks to artist Anouk De Clerq speak about her work and the space of cinemas. Anouk says: "Art and film is a deep social space. I use it to form a connection between people, but also to connect with other people and a cinema space is a beautiful space to do that."
September 24, 2020
Srdan Keca - Anthology #1 - Conversation #7 - August 29
In this episode of Lucid Dreaming our guest is the filmmaker Srdan Keca. We are entering your earphones like a creeping vine with abundant and quenching grapes of cinema.
August 29, 2020
Onyeka Igwe - Anthology #1- Conversation #6 - August 22
In this episode of Lucid Dreaming our guest is the filmmaker Onyeka Igwe. We are reaching out to you like a tambourine cinema screen.
August 22, 2020
Miko Revereza & Shireen Seno - Anthology #1 - Conversation #5 - August 15
In this episode of Lucid Dreaming our guests are the filmmakers Miko Revereza and Shireen Seno. We are reaching out to you like the sound of a tile shattering to form a mosaic.
August 15, 2020
Alexander Nanau - Anthology #1 - Conversation #4 - August 8
In this episode of Lucid Dreaming our guest is the filmmaker Alexander Nanau. We are surfacing from a deepwater volcano with all the hiss and pop of a boiling blue ocean.
August 08, 2020
Kirsten Johnson - Anthology #1 - Conversation #3 - August 1
In this episode of Lucid Dreaming our guest is the filmmaker Kirsten Johnson. We are reaching out to you like a cicada on the tree of life.
July 31, 2020
Ra'anan Alexandrowicz - Anthology #1 - Conversation #2 - July 25
In this episode of Lucid Dreaming our guest is the filmmaker Ra'anan Alexandrowicz. We are reaching out to you from a cavern of projected shadows with the echolation of a famished bat.
July 24, 2020
Penny Lane - Anthology #1 - Conversation #1 - July 18
In this episode of Lucid Dreaming our guest is the filmmaker Penny Lane. We are reaching out to you from under the rock of reality like a cochlea octopus.
July 16, 2020