Notes from the Interior

Director: Ben Balcom

Friday Mar 24th

  • 16mm
  • USA
  • 2015
  • 11min

Wandering through the body puzzling out a system of symbols. The trouble is, affect resists signification outright. The inside and outside become muddled when you start to feel your body in relation to the image.

Ben Balcom is film and video maker currently living, working, and teaching in Milwaukee, WI. Working with analog and digital images, Balcom makes movies that explore abstract ideas of perception, psychology, and affect. In addition to making films and videos, Ben also is the curator and co-founder of a neighborhood cinema in Milwaukee called Microlights, which specializes in avant-garde film and video work