Non-Fiction is a new journal from Open City Documentary Festival. The first issue is now on sale.
This publication aims to offer a space for considered, critical and creative responses to non-fiction, featuring contributions offered in response to moving image, audio or cross-media, both contemporary and historical. Each issue will contain new writing responding to a theme. The theme for the first issue is POWER.
See below, the list of contributors for the first issue and their chosen subjects.
CINEMATIC COUNTER-STRIKES: ŽELIMIR ŽILNIK + COLECTIVO LOS INGRÁVIDOS
by Greg de Cuir Jr.
ACCIDENTS OF MATERIAL AND CHANCE: A CONVERSATION WITH LAURA WADDINGTON
by Pamela Cohn
THE STEADY REGIME: A MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT
by Luke W. Moody
BOTTOM-UP DIALECTIC: RAVE UTOPIA, COMPUTATIONAL CAPITALISM, AND ITS DISCONTENTS
by Adina Glickstein
THE FUTURE BELONGS TO FIRE: BURNING AESTHETICS AND DOCUMENTARY UN/MEANING
by Dylan Huw
OPEN RESCUE: DIRECT ACTION EVERYWHERE AND THE POROUS VR HEADSET
by Sander Hölsgens
SONIC ARCHIVE FEVER: ERNST KAREL AND VERONIKA KUSUMARYATI’S EXPEDITION CONTENT
by Stephanie Spray
A ROLE TO PLAY: RE-ENACTMENT AND REHEARSAL AS TOOLS OF EMPOWERMENT IN SUNG-A YOON’S OVERSEAS
by Anjana Janardhan
DOCUMENTING THE COLLAPSE: JURIS PODNIEKS’ HELLO, DO YOU HEAR US?
by Zane Balčus
FRAGRANT WITH JASMINE: AN UNFINISHED THREE-DAY DIARY
by Maryam Tafakory
FAILURE IS GENERATIVE: A TRIANGULAR CONVERSATION ON CREATION, EXTRACTION, AND POWER
by Erisa Apantaku, Jenny Casas and k8e sage
A RELATIONAL HERE AND THERE: TOWARDS A STATELESS CINEMA
by Miko Revereza
Non-Fiction is supported by UCL.
The first issue is 90 pages, full colour and perfect bound, with design by Passport.
Non-Fiction 01 – Power costs £8 (+P&P) and is available to buy here.