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deal - a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal" business deal, trade transaction, dealing, dealings - the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me" penny ante - a business deal on a trivial scale 2.deal - an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals" bargain agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers" www.leafar.be ©Rafaël2008 All rights reserved
Feat. Denis / Imagined, produced, photographed, filmed & edited by Rafaël Appear in the DVD Loop Pool published by www.raumfuerprojektion.de commissioned by the 51st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2005 Screened at: TRAMPOLINE - England / OUTVIDEO – Russia VAIA – Spain / VAD - Spain / Oberhausen International Short Film Festival 2005 – Germany / International Festival of Electronic Art 404 - Argentina / International Film Festival Rotterdam - Holland / Intro Out - Greece / Transmediale - Germany / One Minute Film & Video Festival - Canada Rafaël ⓒall rights reserved
"Sand, couple, clouds, wind, paper, music" Contigo (no limpio) appear into "Loop Pool on ice", a DVD compilation distributed by raum fuer projection, commisioned by the Oberhausen Film Festival. ©Rafaël2007 www.leafar.be
Walls, characters, tears, papers & sounds.
The Witch Rafaël 2004 / 3 min / color / stereo Music by Kate Bush Featuring Denis & his all-stars plants Imagined, produced, photographed, filmed & edited by Rafaël "In The Witch a little boy abandons an apartment and, as soon as he has gone, the plants begin to communicate with each other by energetically shaking their leaves. When the boy comes back, it's as if nothing has changed…" (the 34th international Film Festival of Rotterdam program) Appear in the in the Independent Exposure Halloweird 2005 / Microcinema International 2006 The Thank - New York Experimental in New-York, Usa 2006 IMAGINARIA International Short Film Festival in Conversano, Italy 2006 Instants Vidéo in Marseille, France 2006 Videoformes 2006 in Clermont-Ferrand, France 2005 34th International Film Festival of Rotterdam (IFFR 2005) in Rotterdam, Netherlands 2005 Red Vic Movie House in San-Francisco, USA 2005 Festival Internacional de Curtas do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil 2005 Fresh Film Music & Film Festival in London, England 2005 2th Seoul Green Film Festival (GFFIS) in Seoul, South Korea 2005 Cimatics in Brussels, Belgium 2004 V.A.I.A. 2004 in Alcoi, Spain 2004 VAD Festival Internacional de Vídeo i Arts Digitals in Girona, Spain 2004 Argos Video festival in Brussels, Belgium 2004 Drake Hotel in Toronto, Canada ©2004 RAFAËL All rights reserved www.leafar.be
"1+1=3: In our view Rafael is one of the European stars of narrative performance, always witty, challenging, sensitive and engaging in a way unlike anyone else we’ve ever come across. This is an extract from his latest audiovisual project that takes the form of an audiovisual puzzle. What more can we say apart make sure you see this." (The Tate Britain /Nlab) 1+1=3 appear into "Independent Exposure 2008", distributed by Microcinema International. Screenings : - The Tate Britain (UK) - EXiS Film & Video Festival in Seoul (KO) - Fst Forward (BE) - Stuttgarter Filmwinter (GE) - Videoformes (FR) - Videomedeja (SE) - Internationales Videofestival Bochum (GE) - VAD Festival (SP) - Overlap 06 (USA) - Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen (FR) - D-NEFF (SP) - Backup_Festival (SW) - Trampoline (UK) www.leafar.be 1+1=3©Rafaël2006
Cricket ©2005 RAFAËL All rights reserved 1min / HDV / Color / Stereo - Cricket appear into "Independant Exposure 2008" distributed by Microcinema International. - Cricket appear in the DVD Loop Pool Project published by raum fuer projection Commissioned by the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. - Cricket receive a Jury Mention into "Independant Exposure 2008" in USA. Screened at : - 52nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - Into Out Festival in Greece - 22nd international short film festival hamburg in Germany - Long night of culture in kaiserslautern in Germany - Roxy Bar & Screen in London, England - Freeshout Expressive Fair Festival in Italy - The Tank : New York Experimental in Usa - VAD Festival in Girona, Spain - 28th Mediterraneen Film Festival (Cinemed) in Montpellier, France - Instants Vidéo in Marseille, France - Numero Festival Lisboa in Potugal - 22nd International Short Film Festival in Berlin, Germany www.leafar.be
"Rafaël puts together his videos in the same way he creates a visual counterpart for musical expressions in real-time during his VJ performances: by tying together an amalgam of drawn, photographic and video images from his intimate surroundings, layered with a sense of humour and then edited according to rhythmical variations, from kinetic to almost static and back again. A visual idiom unequalled in the nether regions of the electronic music world: looking for beauty and recognition between all that’s drab, dingy and wayward, looking for an identity and personality among a stream of clawing and rending impulses. In El hijo & el libro Rafaël tangles an openly associative web of visual and musical references around two of the things he loves most: his son and the work of Korean artist Milk Pack, best known for his ingenuous, almost childlike illustrations. " Argos Videofestival 2005 "A red & black movie about a son & a Korean book." Rafaël El hijo & el libro receive a mention from the jury of Prix de la Création Video in Vidéoformes 2006 Screenings : Trampoline - England 2005 Island Art Film & Video Festival - England 2005 Black & White Festival - Portugal 2005 Imaginaria – Italy 2005 291Gallery – England 2005 Argos Video-Festival – Belgium 2005 VAIA 2005 - Spain 2005 Exis2005 - Independent Film & Video Festival of Seoul – South Korea 2005 VAD Festival – Spain 2005 Videoformes 2006 – France 2006 Media Art Festival Friesland – The Netherlands 2006 D-NEFF European Experimental Exhibition – Spain 2006 The Tank : New York Experimental - Usa 2006 Instants Vidéo – France 2006 Festival des Sens – Martinique 2006 Ecoutez les Zimages - La Reunion 2006 www.leafar.be ©Rafaël - All Rights Reserved.