Fiona Tan at IFFR
Installation made up of one scene from an old film of a baby in a 'selendang' (sling), projected on a 'handkerchief', that evokes a special intimacy through the simplicity of image and material. To be seen during the festival in the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum.
Installation made up of found footage from the colonial era. Images of exotic cultures, the people look surprised or amazed at the camera. On the soundtrack travel sounds and a text by Italo Calvino. To be seen during the festival in the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum.
Installation in which material from a filmed travelogue of 'Tropical Holland', published by the Polygoon Newsreel, is transformed into a kinetic poem. To be seen during the festival in the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum.
Kingdom of Shadows
Artist asks herself questions about making and saving images. A visual essay.
Film installation with the faces of Swedish schoolchildren in an uneasy, slow, rotating motion. In the Nederlands Fotomuseum.
A Lapse of Memory
In a layered story about an old man in the deserted palace in Brighton, reality and fiction get mixed up.
A man with no memory casts off his helplessness and takes off on an odyssey through a tumultuous Europe. Fiction, symbolism and raw reality meet in an associative epic. The feature debut of Dutch visual artist Fiona Tan invites us to muse on our identity and place in the world. With Tiger Talk in Schouwburg Foyer on Thu 28 Jan, 22:00.
Mount Fuji, the holy Japanese volcano, is present in every shot of this kaleidoscopic compilation of photos. Balancing between documentary and fiction, this experiment has life blown into it on the soundtrack by an English woman’s reminiscences about her dead Japanese lover, who once climbed the volcano. Moving and philosophical.