Ute Aurand and Robert Beavers visited Carleton College during eighth week of fall term 2012. In conjunction with my avant-garde film class the CAMS department encouraged us to participate in an avant-garde film festival where none of the pieces were over two minutes.
-Must be made between Sunday at 9pm and Wednesday at 11am
-Film no more than 5 minutes of footage
-Seek the subjective image
-Unless you have an overriding need for sound, let it be silent
-Choose one of the following subjects:
-Notebook: sketches focused on chosen subject like a place, a person, an atmosphere, a mood, or a more abstract interest like light, color, rhythm
-Self-portrait: Choose between making a self-portrait through portraying your way of seeing or making a direct self-portrait