An invitation to reflect upon the lure of science and technology and our obsession with progress through a series of films and an exhibition.
Films in ‘Curtain Call’
AdriftCath Le Couteur IFFR 2018 11′
Starting with the first satellite launch in 1958, there are now millions of larger and smaller artefacts orbiting Earth. A floating museum of space exploration above our heads.
L'envolPatrick Bokanowski IFFR 2018 7′
On the cusp of total abstraction, Bokanowski invokes an imaginary journey. An enticing visual trip that makes any questions about its destination redundant.
UntitledTakahiro Kudo IFFR 2018 0
When this painting was first displayed in 2014, all one could see was a blank canvas. By now it evokes an other-worldly landscape, a colourful garden of fungi.
RésistanceLaurence Favre IFFR 2018 11′
The eternal quiet of a mountain ridge is but a deception. Melting glaciers constantly change the surface and uncover old traces of human presence.