Archive | April, 2011
Burlesque is back!

Burlesque is back!

Lost, but never forgotten, the wonderful world of Burlesque is back. Our Head of Film Programs, Richard Sowada, shares his fascination with Burlesque culture in this confessional.

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Inside Screen Worlds: elaborate illusions

Inside Screen Worlds: elaborate illusions

ACMI’s zoetrope, tucked away in Screen World’s ‘Sensation’ area, looks like a bizarre wedding cake when it is still, but when the music kicks in, the carousel starts to revolve and the strobe lights flash furiously. In a spectacular 3D optical illusion, the characters appear to come alive.

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Ooh La Mirada!

Ooh La Mirada!

As La Mirada takes off for 2011, ACMI speaks to the festival’s founder and director, Rocío García.

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Street smart video art

Street smart video art

Shaun Gladwell has been wowing Australian audiences since 2000 with his large-scale video works, sculptures and photographs. We explore what goes into the development of Gladwell’s latest exhibition ‘Stereo Sequences’.

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