Filmform (est. 1950) is dedicated to preservation, promotion and worldwide distribution of experimental film and video art. Constantly expanding, the distribution catalogue spans from 1924 to the present, including works by Sweden’s most prominent artists and filmmakers, available to rent for public screenings and exhibitions as well as for educational purposes.
Derek and Karen at home. Some work, lunch, television, a walk, some guitar.
“Back in the early days of our meeting, we found a shared interest in duration and the long game—the idea of delivering with a restraint that emerges over extended time. This partially drew us to making One Plus One 2 (2003), the Derek Bailey film. A response to One Plus One (1968). Not a portrait of young comets, but a portrait of someone who worked defiantly. Always dignified. Ever better. Till the end. Like a redwood.”
C.W. Winter was born in Newport Beach, California. He is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and a Visiting Tutor of Sculpture at the Royal College of Art. He completed his DPhil in Art Practice & Theory as a Clarendon Scholar at The Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford. He received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts where he studied under: Thom Andersen, Michael Asher, James Benning, Monte Hellman, and Allan Sekula. His writing has appeared in Cinema Scope, Moving Image Source, Purple, and Too Much. His current book project is a history, from Romanticism to the present, of intentional and tactical uses of what dominant concenses would have considered ‘bad’ technique. He lives in Oxford, United Kingdom.
Anders Edström was born in Frösö, Sweden. His work is widely published and has shown at such venues as the Musée d’art moderne (Paris), the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), and the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt). He was among the first and most influential photographers from the early days of Purple journal. For a decade beginning in 1991, he closely collaborated with Martin Margiela. His work has been published in: Self Service, AnOther, Dazed & Confused, Dune, M le Monde, and Modern Matter. And he has shot compaigns for Miu Miu, Jil Sander, MM6, Loewe, and Prada. He has released six books including Shiotani (AKPE, 2021), Hanezawa Garden (MACK Books, 2015), Safari (Nieves, 2010), and Waiting Some Birds a Bus a Woman / Spidernets Places a Crew (SteidlMACK, 2004). He lives in Stockholm, Sweden.