* 2017

EYE FILMMUSEUM  |  Amsterdam, NL  |  22 . 12 . 2017

Herinnering aan Frans Zwartjes: Schtinter performs songs written with Zwartjes, and extracts from Behind Your Walls.


CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE  |  London, BRX  |  17 . 12 . 2017

The first of hopefully many celebrations of the life and work of Frans Zwartjes. Screening well known films like Living, Spectator, Behind Your Walls . . . and then VERY rarely seen films: How Did You Know I Was In Trouble?, Toilet, Through The Garden And Into The Living Room, They Are Five, and an extract from Schtinter's film portrait of Zwartjes. He will introduce the evening. All screenings are 16mm.


SWEDENBORG HOUSE  |  London, BRX  |  18 . 11 . 2017

Screening HOTEL BARDO / FRAGMENTS (NO. 6) HOW LONG MUST I DREAM? Swedenborg Film Festival is co-curated by GARETH EVANS (Whitechapel Gallery) and NORA FOSTER (Frieze) with ALI SMITH.




Stanley Schtinter chairs a conversation with MYKKI BLANCO on November 6, and on November 5 introduces Mykki Blanco and Marie Losier's The Ballad Of Genesis & Lady Jaye.


TAROT BY SUSU LAROCHE  |  London, BRX  |  31 . 10 . 2017

Launching at Close-Up on Halloween: made-to-order by the artist (major and minor arcana). More information and ticket link at . . . http://purge.xxx


SEISMIC OOZE: ICA / WHITECHAPEL / CLOSE-UP / CAFE OTO / NTS . . .  |  London, BRX  |  16 - 22 . 10 . 2017

Mika Taanila London-wide survey curated by Stanley Schtinter.
FULL PROGRAMME at http://purge.xxx

Oct 16 - 22: NTS / Thank You For The Muzak (online installation)
Oct 16 - 22: LEMAN LOCKE / My Silence (foyer and hotel room installation)
Oct 18: NTS / Taanila DJ set
Oct 22: CLOSE-UP FILM CENTRE / Electric Forest with Mika Taanila

In association with The Wire magazine and LUX. Supported by Avek Foundation, Frame Finland, Av-Arkki, Finnish Institute In London, 

Finnish Film Foundation, Balzer Projects. Produced by Stanley Schtinter and Anastasia Perahia.


L'AGE D'OR FILM FESTIVAL  |  Brussels, BELGIUM  |  19 . 10 . 2017

Screening Schtinter's Portret Van Zwartjes, with a performance by Frans Zwartjes Sound System and films by Frans Zwartjes: Toilet, How Did You Know I Was In Trouble, Spare Bedroom . . . 


WHITECHAPEL GALLERY  |  London, BRX  |  30 . 09 . 2017

First official PURGE DAY OUT launching THE LAST LONDON by Iain Sinclair with Michael Moorcock, Camilo Restrepo, Susu Laroche, Chris Petit, Samira Elagoz, Iphgenia Baal, Adam Christensen and Adelle Stripe. 
Screening fragments from Schtinter's HOTEL BARDO and the Frans Zwartjes Sound System perform live. Free protective sleeves for ticket holders.



EVERYWHERE  |  24 . 09 . 2017

Second Run release Pere Portabella's CUADECUC, VAMPIR with accompanying essay by Stanley Schtinter . . . http://secondrundvd.com

other recent writing (on Shama Khanna's Dark Cinema curation) available to read online: 


GALLERY 46  |  London, BRX  |  08 -  20 . 09 . 2017 / private view 07 . 09 . 2017

Norton's Cut-Up in the red room (unlisted attic garrett of Gallery 46). Continuous, adapted loop from the HOTEL BARDO series by Schtinter (sound on HEADPHONES). Group exhibition with Brian Catling, Chris Petit and more http://gallery46.co.uk/the-house-of-the-last-london-iain-sinclair

Series of five prints HOUSE OF THE LAST BARDO in editions of three (examples of 3 of 5 below)


contact info (at) purge.xxx



presenting MEDEA by Frans Zwartjes. 
+ Trunk Records announces the vinyl / digital reissue of the first purge.xxx cassette album by Zwartjes, produced by and with accompanying essay from Schtinter
+ huge Russian feature on Zwartjes with audio Schtinterview: https://www.svoboda.org/a/28555503.html


JERWOOD SPACE  |  London, BRX  |  02 . 06 . 2017

HOW LONG MUST I DREAM? Fragments from the fourth and the sixth floors of the Hotel Bardo, a Liberated Film directed by Schtinter.


EYE FILMMUSEUM  |  Amsterdam, NL  |  23 . 05 . 2017

PORTRET VAN ZWARTJES is a short film by Schtinter which will preview at EYE Filmmuseum, as part of an event to celebrate 90 years of Zwartjes.

FILM II, the second film made by Zwartjes (first is lost) will screen for the first time in public, with a score by Zwartjes X Schtinter.
Mukai / Kilcoyne / Schtinter will perform as FRANS ZWARTJES SOUND SYSTEM
and Zwartjes' first album on purge.xxx will finally be reissued on vinyl via Trunk

more information and tickets:

poster designed by Traven T. Croves 
printed by Studio Operative
to buy a ltd risograph print visit: 

listen to the interview with Schtinter on Zwartjes for Russia's RADIO LIBERTY:


LONDON CITY AIRPORT  |  London, BRX  |  21 . 05 . 2017

Coming Down In Berlin is a cassette recording by Chris Petit available ONLY at London City Airport on Sunday May 21 between 12:30 and 15:30.

Travellers should look for the man at Panopolis with a copy of Roger Gilbert-Lecomte's The Book Is A Ghost, and approach him with a request for 'End Times Healing'.
The cassette is a numbered edition of eight. Any remaining unsold at 15:30 will be destroyed.


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