Impresiones en la alta atmósfera [Impressions from the Upper Atmosphere], José Antonio Sistiaga, 1988, Spain, 7’ (2’ excerpt).
Through more than 10,000 hand-painted images, the author takes us on a hallucinatory interstellar journey where a hot, vaporous planet is constantly mutating.
A Phantasy, Norman McLaren, 1952, Canada, 7’.
In this dreamlike piece by the Canadian animator, inanimate objects come to life in surreal desert landscapes reminiscent of the invisible microbial organisms that sustain life on Earth.
Metamorfose [Metamorphosis], The Wagner Brothers, 1977, Brazil, 6’31”.
The two months of filming, on Super-8, the metamorphosis of a caterpillar intermingle with the bustling growth of a city. A question resonates in the slow transformation of this butterfly: how can we live together?
Baltazar, Claudio Caldini, 1975, Argentina, 3’11”.
The primordial relationship between humans and the world around them embodied in the movements of a child exploring a beach and the things that live there.
Visión intertropical [Intertropical Vision]. Adriana Vila Guevara, 2018, Spain, 5’.
Multiple points of view of the same landscape of plants converge in a structure of mirrors, producing an abstract, kaleidoscopic universe.
Swamp, Robert Smithson & Nancy Holt, 1971, USA, 5’44”.
Two people are trying to move through a swamp. Through this land art performance, we ask ourselves how we can "be" in an alien ecosystem, while reminding ourselves that not everywhere belongs to us.
Behind This Soft Eclipse, Eve Heller, 2004, USA, 10’.
Elements such as light, water, a man and an animal intermingle and blend together as part of the same landscape. A lyrical, hopeful vision in black and white of a possible coexistence in the world.
Curated by Julia Martos.