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Filipa César
2003 | 12:47
Berlin Zoo, Filipa César

Berlin Zoo is a video loop set in the train station and terminal interface of the same name. Several bystanders were captured by the artist’s camera as they are gradually overcome by a general state of disbelief – of shock and awe even...

 

The Four Chambered Heart, Filipa César

In 1959, Jean Rouch directed the film La Pyramide Humaine. Situated between fiction and documentary, Rouch’s work presents his attempts to initiate a debate between two groups of students from the Ivory Coast, a white group and a Black...

 

Filipa César
2010 | 10:23
Porto 1975, Filipa César

Applying the same economy used in César's other films — one shot which uses the duration of an entire 16mm film reel — Porto 1975 is a tracking shot that unfolds at the social housing complex, Cooperativa das Águas ...

 

Filipa César
2011 | 37:06
The Embassy, Filipa César

The Embassy deals with the codes of representation used by the former Portuguese colonial power over the West African country Guinea-Bissau, and with modes of memory production. It shows a photo album depicting the perspective of the...

 

Transmission from the Liberated Zones, Filipa César

Transmission from the Liberated Zones is an experiment which brings together Swedish statements and documents, accessed and presented by a boy through a low-fidelity feedback channel — an optical dimension created to move through time,...

 

Filipa César
2017 | 1:36:00
Spell Reel, Filipa César

Spell Reel is an archive of film and audio material from Bissau, Guinea-Bissau. On the verge of complete ruin, the footage testifies to the birth of Guinean cinema as part of the decolonising...

 

Edward Rankus, The Cage of Sand

If asked to say what this work is about in one word, the answer — which is woven into the electronic musique concrète soundtrack — would be a Joycean one: it’s a “collideorscape.” The imagery is a return to materials Rankus dealt with as a young...

 

Como crece la sombra cuando el sol declina, Camilo Restrepo

Set in Medellín, Colombia, Como crece la sombra cuando el sol declina (Like Shadows Growing as the Sun Goes Down) features tireless car traffic, jugglers at intersections, and employees on breaks, focusing on precise movements...

 

Camilo Restrepo, Tropic Pocket

The Choco area in Colombia is isolated between the sea and the forest. Religious missions, military operations, and tourists have come and gone within the region — coexisting and ignoring each other simultaneously.

Tropic Pocket...