LETTERS FROM THE SKY (2011 – 2012)
An artists’ delegation, taken to the COP17 UN climate treaty negotiations as guerilla screenings in hotel lobbies and further afield. 40 international video artists and filmmakers respond to the messages our climate is sending.
“Captures the unfolding transnational zeitgeist of the twenty-first century.” (Alex Dodd, Art South Africa Magazine)
Full screenings: COP17 Global Climate Summit, Durban. (The Climate Train, Platform 15, Durban Train Station. Various hotel lobbies, Durban. Labia Cinema on Orange, Cape Town. The Bioscope, Arts on Main, Johannesburg.ArtSPACE Gallery, Durban.) Special selection screenings:
National Arts Festival 2012, Grahamstown, South Africa. Video Dialoghi 2012, Velan Centre for Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy.
CITY BREATH Festival of Video Poetry and Performance (2009 – 2011)
4 South African cities. 20 experimental films. Under 4 minutes each.
Full screenings: Labia Cinema on Orange Street, Cape Town. National Arts Festival 2010, Grahamstown. Africa in Motion Festival, Edinburgh. Antimatter Film Festival, Vancouver. The Bioscope, Johannesburg. KZNSA Gallery, Durban.
Special selection screenings: New South African Cinema. 2010. British Film Institute, Southbank, London, (selection curated by Trevor Steele-Taylor). Zebra Poetry Film Festival 2010, Berlin. 23rd Instants Vidéo 2010, “POetic POlitic POetronic Festival”, Marseille. Cologne OFF 2011, Kharkiv City Art Gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine. Badilisha Poetry X-Change 2009, Africa Centre, Cape Town. Africa Day celebrations 2009, E Sacks Futeran Building, Cape Town.