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[Paris 10e • France]

 

Oceanic Fabulation

 

Extract from « Overtures », work in progress by Louis Henderson

The secret is only transmitted in transformation and transmutation.

Thinking of opacity and obscurity as aesthetic strategies in artistic creation​, this presentation will look into the politics of translation and transmission of ancestral heritage within settler colonial and former slave societies. Using two extracts from recent films as examples of the double facing of artistic gestures, that both reveal and hide secrets in processes of transmutation.

 

More informations on Black Lens

Recorded on the 30th March 2018 at La Colonie.
Concept : Filipa César, Louis Henderson & Olivier Marboeuf
Production : Khiasma in collaboration with Archive Kabinett (Berlin) & Spectre Productions
« Black Lens » is an associated programme of Cinéma du Réel Film Festival at Centre Pompidou.
With the support of the PERSPEKTIVE fund for contemporary art and architecture (an initiative of the Institut français’s Bureau des arts plastiques, supported by the French Ministry of Culture and the Goethe Institut) and Fluxus Art Projects.