“From extraction to domesticity, from East Germany to Asbestos, Quebec, from the Walter Benjamin monument to Columbus’s first encounter with the Taíno: the films in this programme utilise performative, rather than representational, approaches to engaging with spaces that reveal and conceal human, material, and ecological histories.” – Sasha Litvintseva.

Selected for the festival by guest artist and curator Sasha Litvintseva (November Film Festival), this programme offers intriguing connections between divergent landscapes and histories that explore post-industrial environments within their own terms.


Juliane Jaschnow & Stefanie Schroeder [ˈdʊŋkl̩ˌdɔɪ̯ʧlant] (2015) HD Video / 13 min

Sirah Foighel Brutmann & Eitan Efrat  Nude Descending a Staircase (2015) HD Video / 18 min

David Kelley & Patty Chang Spiritual Myotopia (2016) HD Video / 15 min – PLEASE NOTE: Spiritual Myotopia contains flashing lights which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Sasha Litvintseva & Graeme Arnfield Asbestos (2016) HD Video / 19 min

Ana Vaz Amerika: Bahia de las Flechas (2016) HD Video /  9 min

Run time: 74 min

A unique performance by LA based artist Ann Hirsch will take place at 20:30 in a venue to be announced on www.plastikfestival.com

This film is screening as part of the IFI & Plastik Festival of Artists Moving Image (March 24th – 26th) in association with the IFI, Lux and Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

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