ExperiMental Corner is the place where our mind gets tested; as if we’re placed in a corner, alone with our thoughts in a cerebral intimacy. It is about overcoming barriers through forms of experimental, unusual art and trying to stretch the boundaries of understanding. Just place your brain in this corner and watch the depths of your being.
This time it’s about a movie, one that subjected me to an infinite number of states, from confusion to melancholy and from anxiety to understanding.
Begotten is a 1989 American experimental dark, fantasy, horror film written, produced, edited and directed by Edmund Elias Merhige. It stars Brian Salsburg, Donna Dempsy, Stephen Charles Barry and members of Merhige’s theatre company Theatreofmaterial. The film contains no dialogue and mimics the style of aged black-and-white films.