A temporary screening of a work by British artist David Blandy, the guest on the fourth episode of our collaboration with Future Artefacts FM.
Directors Commentary: Rabbit 314 by Hsu Che-Yu
Hsu Che-Yu secured the body of a dead rabbit from the animal research facility where his grandmother used to work in her youth. Together with scriptwriter Chen Wan-Yin and a glove puppeteer, they made the rabbit come alive– as imagined by humans.
Old Child is a piece for soft voice and eerie sounds. It is an artifact of a certain time and place, as well as a tribute to the ghosts inhabiting it. An old child does not show interest in playing with their peers but prefers to spend their time listening to seniors talking about long-gone times.
Directors Commentary: DEADPAN BUSTED by Aukje Dekker
For this Director’s Commentary, Aukje Dekker reads the e-mail she wrote to Steve McQueen in 2016, and dives into McQueen's Dead Pan (1997), which in turn is a remake of Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) by Buster Keaton, of which her own DEADPAN is an reenactment.
POV: Time To Influence Your Targeted Ads
"Define your 'perfect future' in positive and using the present tense (ex: not ‘I would like to do’, but ‘I do’). Imagine that you have reached your goal overnight: tomorrow morning, how do you realise that the transformation has taken place?"
Future Artefacts Episode 3: Jan Berger
For the 3rd episode of our collaboration with Future Artefacts FM, hosts Nina and Niamh talk with Jan Berger, the founder of Mythical Institution, about what magic looks like in game worlds and the limitations of magical tropes and expectations, such as their preference for mediaeval villages, steampunk gadgetry or queer-coded villains.
Retrograde: An Outlook (Excerpt)
A temporary screening of a video by Jan Berger, the guest on the third episode of our collaboration with Future Artefacts FM.
Directors Commentary: The guest, the host & the ghost by Lorena Solís Bravo
‘What are we if not a brief balance between actions that are not specifically human?’ For this Director’s Commentary, Lorena Solís Bravo weaves together biological research, poetry and queer sensibilities of care into a beautiful audio essay.
Director’s Commentary tɯ:nar tɯ:n:a:q ihijbit by sata taas
In this special version of tɯ:nar tɯ:n:a:q ihijbit for our Director’s Commentary series, sata taas members speak to, or with, the video, invoking the solidarity between Indigenous peoples of the Arctic and the land, the spirits, animals and plants they share territory with.
Director's Commentary: Morpher by Kévin Bray
In a beautifully timed spoken essay, Kévin dives into the theory behind the ever-shifting landscape he says he will continue developing over his whole life.