Short films exploring representations of the body and identity, selected by artist Jesse Jones.
Featuring: To Camera Dir. Michelle Deignan, 7 min; Jennifer Where Are You? Lesley Thornton, 10 min; Remote...Remote... Dir. Valie Export, 10 min; My Name is Oona Dir. Gunvor Nelson, 10 min; Man, Woman and Animal Dir. Valie Export, 8 min.
After the films, there will also be a screening of Raphael Hefti’s An Aluminothermic Reaction Producing Liquid Steel, Filmed at 2000 Frames per Second (2016). The film is is a new artwork by Hefti, that continues his experiments in thermite welding - an engineering process devised in 1893, still used in the assembly of high-speed railway tracks today. Over the course of two weeks in May 2016, the artist transported nearly 100 tonnes of sand to the former construction site of the Pullman Hotel, transforming it into an outdoor studio and make-shift film set. The result is an intimate, near-hallucinatory work that oscillates between the industrial and the digital