MEDIA LIBRARY

The Argos Media Library is constantly expanding. Currently, it contains approximately 2500 audiovisual works and more than 4000 publications, the most extensive collection of its kind in Belgium. The audiovisual part of the collection can be called conceptual, documentary-oriented and essayistic. The publications are academic and analytical in orientation. Here were invite you to browse through our audiovisual acquisitions of the last years.

ACQUISITIONS 2007-2010

MEETING FLORCHEN GORDON

Grace Schwindt
In this work, the artist’s grandfather remembers meeting his Jewish neighbour in Berlin during the rise of Nazi Germany. He tells this story while iluustrating it with a drawing....

A L'OMBRE DE L'HYPERBOLOÏDE

Lucile Desamory
In several respects the films of Lucile Desamory savour of the work by Stan Vanderbeek, who extracted a style of his very own from an amalgam of film, drawings and stopaction animation – and it’s no coincidence that this style became a source of inspiration for the absurd animations by Terry Gilliam...

WALKER, LE PRÉ CATELAN

Thomas Bernardet - Florent Mulot
This film tries to apprehend the Pré Catelan, built on a main avenue in Toulouse in the 1970s. It is built around an inner courtyard originally designed to be full of life, but whose shops have closed one after the other. Two figures stroll through it without ever meeting each other, and cast a circumspect gaze on this architecture they will ultimately fail to appropriate....

THE RABBIT AND THE TEASEL

Els Dietvorst
In a world where petty opinions, hysteria, commotion and emotion have become the norm and neo-liberal humanity is rapidly losing sight of the path to happiness, The Rabbit And The Teasel is a breath of fresh air. Fiction and autobiographical elements mingle in a lyrical tale that drags the viewer into a universe of beauty, death, and decay...

THE FRENCH WALL / LE MUR

Thomas Bernardet
The video camera records a white stone wall in the South of France in full frame....

THIS WAS BEFORE...

Herman Asselberghs
Herman Asselberghs' new film piece adapts the participatory performance of the same name by Sirah Foighel Brutmann and Eitan Efrat to a cinematic format. Seven participants take part in a conversation made up only of questions...
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QUOD

Alexis Destoop
‘Quod’ is based on medical macro pictures of the eye. Through animation techniques the inner depth of the perceived “object” was accentuated. Then the animation was integrated into a 3D model, which was conceived as an unfolding surface. Contradictory principles are bundled together in a slowly transforming dynamic, a hypnotic dance of micro movements....

FABERMU

Thomas Bernardet - Florent Mulot - Camille Fallet
A collaborative video of Thomas Bernadardet co-directed with Camille Fallet and Florent Mulot. For an exhibition in the Galerie du Tableau in Marseille, each of them brought 100 photographies in digital format and 1 printed photography...

DANCE

Hans Op de Beeck
In April 2013, at the invitation of the Red Star Line Museum, Hans Op de Beeck made the film Dance in the museum—a quiet, poetical film that is meant to make the public think about migration then and now. No less than 770 persons played the part of Red Star Line emigrants...

FOULES (DANS L’ATELIER DE CHRISTOPHE BERHAULT)

Lucile Desamory
Foules is a promenade through the atelier and work of visual artist Christophe Berhault....
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