Postcard from the Berlinale

This piece on Forum expanded appeared on the frieze blog: Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel, “The Last Judgement” (2013), installation view at Forum Expanded Now in its eighth year, Forum Expanded is to Forum – the self-consciously avant-garde and experimental strand of Berlin’s annual film festival, the Berlinale – what expanded cinema is to cinema tout court. The programme of Forum Expanded goes resolutely beyond the traditional viewing formats and single screen projections of a standard length and size; shows video, installation and performance-based works alongside film; eschews classical approaches to narrative in favour of fragmented forms; and, though by … Continue reading Postcard from the Berlinale