Deorbit at Inversia Festival Murmansk

On 3 February 2018, Vertical Cinema will be screening at Inversia Festival. Seven films, including Deorbit, will be shown in Murmansk, Russia, as part of the international audiovisual festival over the Polar circle. More about the event on the VC website!

Testfilm #4 @ EYE

Testfilm #4 is a mapping film which can be seen on the EYE building 25 – 28 January and 3 – 10 February 2018 as a part of the seventh edition of Amsterdam Light Festival.

Testfilm #3 – Bini Oculus @ Klankvorm

We are performing our new piece Testfilm #3 – Bini Oculus at V2 in Rotterdam on December 15, 2017 together with Nicky Assmann & Robert Pravda, and Kasia Justka. More about the show on the Klankvorm website.

Machine Visions at Screen City Biennial

Join us for the live performance of Machine Visions at the Screen City Biennial in Stavanger, Norway, on 13th of October 2017.

Machine Visions at Atelier Nord ANX

We are performing Machine Visions at the Atelier Nord ANX in Oslo on the 11th of October 2017.

Resonanz presentation: Paris

See you at Refrag Festival, hosted by Parsons University Paris, for the Resonanz book presentation on 3 April 2017.

Resonanz presentation: Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam

See you at the Willem de Kooning Academy for another Resonanz presentation. We’ll be at the Media Design / Experimental Publishing master’s department on 14 February 2017.


Deorbit at Göteborg Film Festival

On 31 January 2017, the Göteborg Film Festival presents Vertical Cinema for the first time in the Nordic region! Deorbit will be screened together with eight other films by renowned experimental filmmakers. More about the event on Vertical Cinema website.

Resonanz presentation: De Player, Rotterdam

Looking forward to the Resonanz presentation at De Player as a part of Pushing the Score event. See you there on 20 January 2017. More info here.


Resonanz at Dutch Design Week

Resonanz will be exhibited at the Dutch Design Week 2016 in Eindhoven.

Resonanz at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

On Friday, October 20, we will present Resonanz at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, as part of the first edition of Stedelijk Book Club: Press! Print! Publish!.

Resonanz at Frankfurter Buchmesse exhibition

Resonanz will be exhibited at the Frankfurter Buchmesse, as part of the Flanders & the Netherlands pavilion. The Buchmesse opens October 18, and runs until October 23.

Resonanz at Open Fields exhibition Riga

On September 29 the exhibition Open Fields opens in Riga, presenting Resonanz, amongst others works. The exhibition is organised by our wonderful friends at RIXC, who have invited us several times in the last 17 years to present our work in Riga. It is a great exhibition in a very beautiful — recently opened — new building of the The National Library of Latvia. The exhibition stays on until November 2, 2016.

Resonanz presentation: Zagreb

Join us for the presentation of our Resonanz sound’n’image book at the Showroom of Contemporary Sound in Zagreb, 5 May 2016, Student Centre, Zagreb.

Telcosystems & BJ Nilsen at Showroom of Contemporary Sound

A special collaboration between Telcosystems and BJ Nilsen at the Showroom of Contemporary Sound in Zagreb on May 4, 2016. Join us for the spatial sound performance in the French Pavillion!


Deorbit at GEGENkino

Deorbit will be screened at the next edition of GEGENkino as part of the Vertical Cinema programme with a screening at the Paul Gerhardt Church on 28 April.


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Vertical Cinema creates alternative experiences and poses interesting artistic challenges that are highly suitable for GEGENkino and especially the theme explored during this third edition of the festival: Space.
The festival strives to challenge the conventions of cinema, explore what else is possible and move beyond boundaries. Space, a subject that often goes unnoticed, is often taken as a given but is, in fact, full of meaning. GEGENkino departs from conventional cinema spaces to illuminate alternative venues with projected images.
Vertical Cinema filmmaker Johann Lurf will give an introductory talk about the project and his Vertical Cinema work Pyramid Flare.
Visit Gegenkino’s website for more details about the venue, tickets, the festival and the full programme.


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Loudthings touring US

Our friends of Macular are currently on a US tour, on which they are also bringing a showcase of Dutch experimental film and videoworks. As part of this showcase, Loudthings will be shown on April 8 at Human Resources in Los Angeles and on April 24 at the Gray Area festival in San Francisco.


Resonanz presentation: ArtEZ

We are happy to present Resonanz at ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, to both Graphic and Interaction Design departments, on 4 April 2016.

Resonanz presentation: ArtScience, KABK, Den Haag

Our first public presentation of the Resonanz project, our new experimental soundimage book, will happen on 29 March 2016 at the ArtScience Interfaculty (KABK) in the Hague.


Deorbit at Baltā Nakts 2015

Deorbit is part of the Vertical Cinema programme at Baltā Nakts 2015 in Riga. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Riga’s annual all-night arts festival (Nuit Blanche), the programme centers around the subject of Light with more than 45 events and presentations at various locations across town.

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During this night of the arts on 5/6 September, Vertical Cinema will light up the grandiose Riga Concert Hall.
Vertical Cinema at Baltā Nakts is hosted by RIXC Center for New Media Culture and kindly supported by Riga City Council, Mondriaan Fund and The Netherlands Embassy in Riga.

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Deorbit Australian premiere at MIFF 2015

Deorbit will be part of Vertical Cinema’s Australian premiere at Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). A special feature within the MIFF film programme, Vertical Cinema will be presented twice at the Deakin Edge theatre in Melbourne on 14 August.


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Vertical Cinema filmmaker Joost Rekveld and technical producer Erwin van ’t Hart will take part in MIFF’s Talking Pictures – Cinema, Reimagined. They will be joined by artist Sally Golding and University of Melbourne lecturers Wendy Haslem and Scott McQuire.

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Hello world 2.0.

We are very happy to announce our new Telscosystems website! Once it’s completely sorted and updated, it will present all of our works, future projects and plans, interviews, images, sounds, videos, and will serve as a sort of a simple archive of our artistic practice.

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Telcosystems have been founded on a very significant date, 9.11.2001, and in the past 14 years, we have been active in different fields, but always somewhere on the territory of ‘art-science’: we made films on film, computer generated videos, installations, live performances, we made sound pieces, prints, publications and special, sound and image books, we have collaborated with numerous artists, initiated several special projects, travelled with our work on few tours, and often curated ourselves for different venues, both cinemas, and galleries. An archive that we have built on this website was not easy to compile since it includes sorting truly large data, evaluating, troubles with different, now obsolete formats, and scanning the internet for missing information. This website is a work in progress.

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Vexed awarded in Ann Arbor

Vexed won the Peter Wilde Award for Most Technically Innovative Film at the 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival. Peter Wilde was a long-time projectionist for the festival and master of special effects, and this award honours creativity and pursuit of new techniques.

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This is the second award for the Telcosystems coming from Ann Arbor: three years ago they won the Gus Van Sant Award for the best experimental film for their Loudthings.

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Loudthings in Cinématographe, Nantes

Loudthings will be screened in Cinématographe in Nantes, on the 27th of March as part of the evening Texture et surface, alongside work by Takashi Makino & Jim O’Rourke, László Moholy-Nagy, Tina Frank & Florian Hecker, Fred Worden and more.