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Cecelia Dougherty, Gay Tape: Butch and Femme

Gay Tape: Butch and Femme is Cecilia Dougherty's first video work. She was immersed in two things at the time: making artwork and being a part of the Oakland, California lesbian bar scene. The tape is the child of those two activities....

 

Morel's Yellow Pages, Filipa César

Morel's Yellow Pages focuses on secretive and destructive actions and image making. Her title references The Invention of Morel (1940), Adolfo Bioy Casares’s science fiction novel which informs the work. The artist brings...

 

Filipa César
2007 | 16:40
Rapport, Filipa César

Shot during an NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) seminar in Berlin, a group fluxuates between guided meditation and discussion on conciousness and self acceptance. Neuro-linguistic programming is a set of techniques and beliefs that are used...

 

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...