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’
Toynbee ConvectorAgence Future IFFR 2018 0
Photographic 'images of a future', shot in current reality to the detailed instructions of professional futurists, as a deliberately literal interpretation.
GeomancerLawrence Lek IFFR 2018 48′
This computer-graphic film summons up a post-human consciousness: the awakening of a robot who, in 2065, wants to become the first Sino-futurist artificial artist. Commissioned for the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2017.
The WhiteKurt D'Haeseleer, Franck Vigroux IFFR 2018 0
Two white TV screens are reflected on a glass plate. That plate doesn’t show a white image, as could be expected, but two dark streams of moving images.
Red BalloonsIzaki Yasunari IFFR 2018 0
A ladder defies gravity with the aid of two bright red balloons. Its triumphant pose is at the same time the denial of its very functionality.