Amanda Dawn Christie

WRITING

A Meditation on Improvised Narrative
(Artist Statement written for Transmissions premiere at the $100 Film Festival)
published on their website and in the printed program for the screening, 2010

“Dividing Roadmaps by Timezones: 10 years of moving pictures
(text written for screening at the Canadian Film Institute)
published on their website and in the printed program for the screening, 2009

“Disruptions of Privacy: Frame X as the Next Rupture in a Regional Timeline”
Critical Essay (2000 words) DVD liner notes
FRAME X DVD compilation (AFCOOP) - 2008

“Anticipation of the Mechanical Memory
(800 word prose with illustrations)
in DAMP: Experimental Media in Vancouver (Anvil Press) 2008

Visual Arts Columnist (two 500 word columns per month)
HERE MAGAZINE: Weekly News Paper (Moncton, NB) - Summer 2008
...Audio Art in New Brunswick
...State of the Arts Funding in Canada
...Portrait of the Artist as a Young Student
...Atlantic Artists Representing on the West Coast
...OK,Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival
...Trees, Reeds, and Marshes
...Soaking in Sappy Fest
...And the Fifty Thousand Dollar Winner Is...

Re:Flux Festival of Music and Sound Art
Cover Story, Summer 2008
[HERE] Magazine

“Report from Rotterdam”

in WORKPRINT:  quarterly publication of the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative, Spring 2008

Sensuous Machines:  the Embodied Mechanics of Cinematic Performance 
Masters Thesis published in SFU Library (hardcopy and online PDF) - 2007

Member at Large: News from the Netherlands
in Workprint, Spring 2007

“Engaging the Ephemera:  Embodied Approaches to HandProcessed and Optically Printed Films”
(2000 word program essay to accompany curated film screening), 2006.
DIY HANDPRINTED CATALOGUE (AFCOOP, Halifax, NS)

Alternative Cinematic Practices: Solitude and Resistance as One Approach
Published in ‘Workprint’ Autumn 2006.
Letter written in response to a film co-op member survey that excluded filmmakers who choose not to follow industrial modes of practice. This letter outlines various modes of film production that do not involve crews or hierarchical structures.

 “Why I shoot film:  or Was my Bolex Worth the Money” (film in the digital age)
in WORKPRINT:  quarterly publication of the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative, 2005

“Hand-Processing is Easy:  a how-to guide”
(1500 word article with)
in WORKPRINT:  quarterly publication of the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative, 2005

Confessions of a Darkroom Alchemist
(
800 word article on hand processing film)
in WORKPRINT: quarterly publication of the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative, 2004.

 “Movements”
(1500 word article on experimental film on the East Coast of Canada)
in MIX MAGAZINE: Independent Art and Culture in Canada , 2001.           

Visual Arts Columnist
(two 500 word columns per month)
in ATLANTIC GIG Weekly News Paper 2001
...Hx 2000 Freshens Up Summer with Contemporary World Art (June 1, 2000)
...New Media Converging in Halifax (June 15, 2000)
...Prepare for Take-Off (July 15, 2000)
...More Than Just Empty Space (August 1, 2000)

Various Art Reviews
(approx. two 500 word reviews per quarterly issue)
in ARTS ATLANTIC Magazine    2001    
...Janice Leonard: Twelve Hours of Daylight (Summer / Fall 2000)
...Vache Sacree and Reflecting Sackville (Winter 2000)    

The Bath and The Looking Glass(poems)
in Women’s Briefs: Anthology of Women’s Writing, 2000

Deplacement Involontaire
(poem - written in French)
in ELOIZE: French Literary Journal, 1999

 

 

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