Tate Modern Film

Aldo Tambellini Screening

Aldo Tambellini (b.1930) is a pivotal figure at the heart of the shift to expanded media during the 1960s and one of the earliest artists to use video and television as a medium. Retracing Black, a new ‘Electromedia’ installation conceived for the Tanks, brings together his early innovations in painting, slide and film projections, video and sound to create an immersive media environment. To contextualise the installation, this screening surveys a selection of his landmark films and videos.

Curated by Pia Bolognesi, Giulio Bursi and Stuart Comer

With thanks to Anna Salamone and Harvard Film Archive 

Black Trip
1965, sound, 16mm, 4'30 

1965, sound, 16mm, 9' 

1969, sound, 16mm, 5'

Black Plus X
1966, sound, 16mm, 8' 

Black '67
1967, silent, HD file, 4'  

Black Round
1965-68, silent, HD file, 3'

Burn Black
1965-68, silent, HD file, 2'

Black TV
1968-2008, sound, MiniDV, split screen, 11'

Interview Black Gate Theatre, ABC TV
21 Dec 1967, sound,DVDfrom 1/2" video, 2'

Black Spiral
1969, silent, digiBeta from 16mm, 10' (excerpt) 

Sight and Sound of Youth
1972, sound, 16mm, 30'
edited by Mike Kuchar

Tate Modern

Starr Cinema

London SE1 9TG
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Date & Time

13 October 2012 at 18.00–19.00

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