Audiovisual Arts in November

Audiovisual Arts in November

Sirah Foighel Brutmann, Eitan Efrat, Pieter Geenen, Meggy Rustamova, Gerard-Jan Claes & Paul Poet + Black Box Looped Screenings

Friday, September 25, 2015 — Image: Sirah Foighel Brutmann, Eitan Efrat, "Gathering Series - Oriëntation", HD video, color, 16:9, stereo sound, BE, 2015, 12’.


Meggy Rustamova (BE/GE/AS)

Vernissage: Friday 2.10 - 19:00
Open: 3.10 - 28.11, We-Sa, 12:00 - 18:00 (Sa > 19:00)

Meggy Rustamova's (°1985) work – videos, performances, installations with a deeper poetic layer – perfectly matches the generational and familial themes we delve into in The Kids Are All Right. The presence of Rustamova’s mother in the video M.A.M. (My Assyrian Mother) will meander through the expo, together with chronicles about fictional characters she wrote herself and with photographic sound installations.
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A film programme by Sirah Foighel Brutmann and Eitan Efrat, with Meggy Rustamova & Pieter Geenen

Th. 5.11, 20:30
In the screening programme Company, four local artists join to present their work. They all belong to the same generation: on the one hand because they are of the same age, on the other hand because they belong to the same artistic family - because of the artistic story they tell, with a similar approach and method of working.
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Gerard-Jan Claes (BE)
Itinerary of a Ciné-Child: On Cinema at the Cinema marathon

Th. 19.11, 17:00
“I think the best way to look at these programs is to enter into the image without a single name or reference in your head. The less you know, the better.” - Jean-Luc Godard
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Paul Poet (AT)
My Talk with Florence

Th. 26.11, 20:30 - Belgian premiere 
This controversial film, brought in two unedited parts, is a highly unsettling reading of the social liberalisation on the one hand, and liberal machiavellism on the other.
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Mon – Sa: 12:00-22:00 - free

4.11 - 7.11
Roy Villevoye (NL)

Since the early 90s, Roy Villevoye has been making films in, and about, the Asmat region in the Indonesian part of New Guinea. In his work, he explores issues around anthropological representation and the conventions of documentary filmmaking. Through new narrative structures however, he distances himself explicitly from this genre.
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12.11 - 14.11
Aslan Gaisumov (RU/CE)

In this straightforward, but no less effective video, 24-year-old Aslan Gaisumov confronts us with the tragic conflict in his native war-torn Chechnya. This partly autobiographical document shows how fleeing families, sometimes by their dozens, try to fit into small cars in search of a safe haven.
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18.11 - 21/11
Ben Russell (US)
Greetings to the Ancestors

Greetings to the Ancestors explores the structure of mythical traditions, origin stories and dream constructions.
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25.11 - 28.11
Pauline Julier (CH)
La disparition des Aïtus

The Swiss Pauline Julier came across a small news item rather accidentally. Tuvalu, a forgotten archipelago of nine small islands in the Pacific Ocean, sees its existence threatened by rising sea levels. It is expected that the archipelago will be engulfed by water within less than 30 years.
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