18-23 OCT   A CORUÑA

International V

Amazon Woman

Digital
Stereo
color
4'
Austria
The head does it all. While other body-parts have their separate functions as instruments, the head is an all-purpose tool. The head's universality: Object-oriented media magician Anna Vasof celebrates it, and at the same time questions its primacy. [ × ]

Abyss

Digital
5.1
color
14'
Denmark
Abyss is a chain of 10.000 images found through Google’s reverse image search. The visual development is based on the misunderstandings that happen in the AI’s reading of the image material. The AI doesn’t care about scale, emotions or context but are only interested in patterns, colours and correlations. We are watching a primal chaos before the creation of an artificial consciousness. And the awakening consciousness is looking back at us as a species. [ × ]

Half Wet

Various
Stereo
color
17'
Netherlands
In a dystopian future on the coast of Oaxaca, due to global warming, the PH levels of the oceans have acidified making them unsuitable for humans, so maritime tourism has been gone for generations and only Chatino, an indigenous Oaxacan language, is spoken. Wuicho repeats his father and grandfather's ritual of keeping the pools pristine while questioning their actions and those of their predecessors. [ × ]

Restless Monuments

Full HD
Stereo
color
7'
Germany
A result of an ongoing research on (post)colonial narratives and it´s representation through monuments, in dialectic confrontation with the contemporary social movements and their interventions in the public space as well as counter methods of representation outside of the official discourse of institutions and the nation states. The artistic research focuses on future monuments that represent contemporary struggle. [ × ]

The skin of Mars

FHD 1920X1080 25 fps. MP4
Stereo
color
22'
Spain
Marte, accused of being a witch, is persecuted and condemned to the stake. At the same time, the perforated mountain continues to be emptied relentlessly. While the human body and the territory are violently transmuted, voices of resistance rise up to defend and fabricate other worlds and possibilities. [ × ]