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 inside ‘Curtain Call’
ElegyLouis Rizzo-Naudi 8′
After 20 years of service, the spacecraft Cassini was sent crashing into Saturn on 15 September 2017. It now appeals even more to the imagination.
The Landscape Is Empty and Emptiness Is LandscapeCarla Andrade 15′
The Chilean Atacama Desert provides the backdrop for a series of static shots that foreground emptiness. The natural setting becomes a mental space.
Thomas Pesquet, l'étoffe d'un hérosPierre-Emmanuel Le Goff, Jürgen Hansen 72′
On 17 November 2016, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet was sent to the International Space Station by the European Space Agency for six months to conduct scientific experiments. This film reveals the intensity of the preceding training period. A warning to all those who dream of making it in space tourism.
Puppet TheatreRobbrecht & Daem 0
Blending modern architecture with elements of fairy-tale castles, this futuristic toy theatre also folds together into a rocket, pointing to the heavens.