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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

David Claerbout

David Claerbout at IFFR

  • The White House

    From dusk till dawn, the same murder scene in front of a southern mansion 73 times. The sunlight serenely continues on its own course. Free entrance /

    • Exploding Cinema: Speed of Light
  • Travel

    A single, long shot through a park, a European forest and the Amazonian jungle. The visual counterpart to meditative music. Feel free to fall asleep.

    • Spectrum Shorts
  • Le moment

    Suspense in the forest. Using cinematic techniques, Claerbout brings the viewer to an unexpected ending.

    • short films
  • Die reine Notwendigkeit

    What if animals stopped behaving like humans? And music was banned from the soundtrack? A non-narrative revisiting of the Disney classic, Jungle Book.

    • Signatures
  • Vietnam, 1967, near Duc Pho (reconstruction after Hiromichi

    In his video work, Claerbout exploits our fascination for well-known images that start to lead a new life and become contemporary again. He uses minimal manipulations to create a meditative space from a photographic, momentary shot. A delightful green Vietnamese landscape is disrupted by the debris of a fighter plane that refuses to hit the […]

    • What (is) Cinema? TENT.