As you might be aware, our trip has unfortunaltely been postponed. We are now aiming to start the trip either Easter or Summer 2015.
In the meantime we keep putting info up here and on http://www.rtco.org/#!blog/c9q3
This time a very intruigiung view of the history and present of Canliforinia.
Rich Hall's California Stars
Rich Hall takes the viewer on a skewed but keenly-eyed journey to the place built on a tectonic faultline that still deigns to call itself the Land of Dreams - California.
Hall takes the viewer on a journey "to the place built on a tectonic fault-line that still deigns to call itself the Land of Dreams".
He will also explore Californians' main concerns, from their looks and spirituality, to the government and cars.
Rich Hall's California Stars
Summer School Postponed, New Travel Dates soon.Watch that space!
Photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto on tradition: ART21: Is your photography process straightforward? Do you use any special techniques?SUGIMOTO: Special techniques? Well, this is my studio in the Chelsea area of New York. I am on the eleventh floor, facing the north sky. This is like a very...
We will project our final film in Smith's Ranch Drive-In, in 29 Palms - who has ever seen a fleet of electric cars gazing at the electric screen in the night? Here's a bit of the Drive-In Story and Drive-In Photographs: "In July 1895, two aptly named Frenchmen, the Lumière brothers, presented...
'Often, people ask what I'm photographing.. it's a hard question to answer... and the best that I've come up with is "life today" ' ' I do have a personal discipline.. I've only taken one picture of one thing, not two.. '
Alec Soth on becoming a photographer:
PACIFIC HIGHWAY ONE/WINDSCREENSby Goswin SchwendingerDirector of Love and Crime. Basta! AA Visiting Schoolon http://conversations.aaschool.ac.uk/pacific-highway-onewindscreens/22 May 2014Pacific Highway, USA Imagine 12 researchers, 5 electric vehicles and the whole length of the Pacific...
Untitled by Octave Pero, Nice 2012
Michael confirmed that he indeed created continuous, uninterrupted exposures over those long periods of time. This can be seen through the long light lines in the sky, which were created by the movement of the sun across the sky during those many months. Michael wanted to highlight that he also...
George Eastman House, Image Magazine, Vol. 17., No.4, December, 1974, Originally Published in Yale Alumni Magazine, February, 1974.Walker Evans, the eminent American photographer, who taught photography at Yale until his retirement several years ago, talks informally with today’s students about...
Values in music and photography, instinct and technique.. "the justification for technique is being able to do what you want to do, when you want to do it!"
working method with Ansel Adams
For much more detail
Ansel Adams, Photography and the Sierra Club
Ansel Adams and Wilderness
The old Pioneers of the West discovered a wild new place, Trevor Paglen now uncovers invisible secrets lying in the landscape..:
trevor paglen on secrets in the landscape
Alec Soth, inspired by the films of Ozu, working on portraits: How does he communicate a story and manipulate space to take a photograph..:
Jean-Michel Crettaz, who will meet us in LA for a talk, sent us this photograph of a road-side encounter.
Two years ago, Oregon unveiled it's 'electrichighway':Don't worry, we are finding out many ways of charging along the coast! http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/48074602#48074602
What does a tesla look like inside..?Like a strange super-light go-kart glued together with resin!
The photographer and filmmaker Larry Clark delves into the making of Marfa Girl, his first feature in seven years and the winner of the Marco Aurelio Award for Best Film at the Rome Film Festival.Set in the eponymous Texas desert town, the new work focuses on the culture clash arising from the...
working method with Larry Clarck
Reading the "Autonauts of the Cosmoroute", by literature and photography giant travellers J. Cortazar and C. Dunlop: In May of ‘82, Julio Cortázar set out with Carol Dunlop aboard their VW camper van (a.k.a. "Fafner") to explore the uncharted territory of the Paris-Marseilles freeway. It was a...
Please keep checking our RTCO blog updates during the build-up to our electric trip on http://www.rtco.org/#!blog/c9q3
Trevor Paglen talks about the tradition of landscape photography.
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Dear Friends. We are so excited to tell you: The next "Love&Crime-Basta!" experience, part of the Architectural Association Visiting School programme, will be in form of a road trip. Check first details on: http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/pacifichighwayone Don't miss out and...
*More and more info is being constantly uploaded to: http://murmurinthecave.tumblr.com Keep an eye on it.
We are set to accept further applications. Please visit the AA website for an outline of the CALABRIA Visiting School. http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/calabria and here for the online application https://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/ONLINEAPPLICATION/visitingApplication.php?schoolID=...
We are starting to be ready. This summer we are heading South. From the Côte d’Azur to the Calabrian coast, we leave the modernist concrete labyrinth of the Villa Arson to settle in an empty cinema hanging over a cliff. Our cameras and sensibilities will focus on the theatre which...
Just imagine: The LOVE CRIME BASTA crew is taking you this summer to CALABRIA/ITALY Just imagine an abandoned cinema on a cliff over the mediterranean sea... More soon. Goswin Schwendinger
Tommorw at 14:00 we all meet at Villa Arson's "Salle Paul Gagnard" for the introduction of the 10 days cinematic experience. As guests we will be joined by the Poet Steno Branca. Helping us on the course is Octave Perrault.
The Architectural Association brings you - Love & Crime. BASTA! WIN THE COMPETITION TO ENTER THE SUMMER SCHOOL AT A REDUCED FEE! (scroll down for details) The Godfathers of Cinematic Architecture are running a summer school in Nice, France. Monday 6th August – Thursday 16 August...
Dear Friends. We are so excited to tell you: The next "Love&Crime-Basta!" experience, part of the Architectural Association Visiting School programme, will be in form of a road trip. Check first details on: http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/pacifichighwayone Don't miss out and plan your next summer wisely. Best greetings from all at RTCO (Research Team for Cinematic Operations)