The limits of human observation in the contemporary media landscape explored through short films, documentaries, discussions and an exhibition.
Films in ‘Blind Spots’
Unseen: The Lives of LookingDryden Goodwin IFFR 2016 90′
In his first documentary essay, artist Dryden Goodwin visits an eye surgeon, a NASA researcher and a human-rights lawyer. He literally (with a pencil) and figuratively (with a camera) sketches a fascinating portrait of these exceptional eye witnesses.
HelloIFFR 2016 11′
A Mexican woman talks about her childhood on the rubbish tip. A German with a severe disability in both hands explains about his job as a computer animator. What’s the connection?
EidolaPeter Miller IFFR 2016 6′
Artist Peter Miller used infrared glasses to examine a coil in the camera and wrote his 'images' onto it with a laser pen.
L'invitation au voyageMeggy Rustamova IFFR 2016 13′
A series of beautiful black-and-white photographs marred by yellow Post-its with their notes erased. An unassuming narrator makes them even more mysterious.