Chris Kennedy

One Roll in the Blackness

3 minutes, 16mm, b&w, 2011

“Heads thrash and dissolve in photodynamic nods of light as the guitar shreds a thick noisy pitch-black.
Time, space, and sonic waves are distorted through the trajectory that is motion. Evanescence is everything.
Featuring Keiji Haino.” – Amelia Ishmael

Keiji Haino, live in Toronto, June 22, 2011.
A single roll of film, shot one frame at a time.
Special thanks to Keiji Haino and Adam Rosen.

Selected Screenings:
Black Thorns in the Black Box, curated by Amelia Ishmael & Bryan Wendorf, Kansas City, KS, March 1; Chicago, March 23; Spectacle Cinema, Brooklyn, May 6; Hammer Museum, LA, August 1; ATA Space, San Francisco, August 5
One Hundred Foot, curated by Jim Hobbs, Latitude Festival, Suffolk, UK, July 15; Lo & Behold Gallery, London, UK, September 28, 2012; University of Northampton, January 22; Milton Keynes Gallery, March 28; Estela de Luz/The Center for Digital Art, Mexico City, May 2, 2013
Crossroads Film Festival, San Francisco Cinematheque, April 5-7, 2013
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck, Germany April 24-28, 2013
Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival, October 16-20, 2013
Transmissions 2, Light Cube, New Delhi, November 14-18, 2013
Big Ears Film Festival, Knoxville, TN, March 23-26, 2017