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Aryan Kaganof

Aryan Kaganof (ZA)

by Annette Finnsdottir last modified Feb 18, 2011 01:22 PM
Curator of "Noisewomb", curator and filmmaker

(Born in South Africa in 1964)


Received political asylum in the Netherlands in 1983. Aryan Kaganof studied Film Directing and screenwriting at the Netherlands Film & Television Academy, Amsterdam, from 1990 to 1994. He has made many feature and documentary films and is particularly concerned with the impact of new media on classical cinema. He has experimented with formatting video and mobile phone files to 35mm gauge and continues to work in a variety of formats and media.


Kaganof is currently working on a number of documentary projects in Cape Town as well as a large scale multi-disciplinary theatrical show. He has been been Visiting Professor at the University of Malmo, Sweden and has written novels, publsihed poetry and exhibited his fine art both in South Africa where he lives, and internationally. Films include SMS SUGAR MAN (a feature film shot entirely on mobile phones) and WESTERN 4.33.


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