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Programme 1. The Extracted Image

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Precious Strata
15 Sep 2021
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'Aletsch Negative' ('Aletsch negativo'), de Laurence Bonvin
'Aletsch Negative' ('Aletsch negativo'), de Laurence Bonvin

Behind the casings, in the heart of the screens and the bundles of wires, we find the minerals and precious metals that make it possible for data to be in constant flow and allow for the brilliance of images and the clearness of sound.

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes

This programme is made up of audiovisual works that reveal how our electronic devices are intimately linked to the strata of the Earth, in a direct assemblage with the forces of nature.

  • Europium, by Lisa Rave, 2014. Germany. 20 minutes.
  • Nitrate, by Yousra Benziane, 2019. Canada. 14:51 minutes.
  • Liquid Crystal Effects, by Timo Menke, 2019. Sweden. 40 minutes.
  • Aletsch Negative, by Laurence Bonvin, 2018. Switzerland. 11:32 minutes.

Total length of the session: 85 minutes.

Introduction to the cycle and conversation with Gabriel Alonso (Institute for Postnatural Studies) and María Morata (curator of the cycle).

* Covid Protocol:

  • The capacity of the Cinema has been reduced to 30 people.
  • Please practise social distancing (minimum 1.5 metres) at all times, especially while queueing to enter the Room.
  • Please follow the instructions of La Casa Encendida stewards and other staff when entering and exiting the Room and taking your seat.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times.
  • Please use the hand sanitiser available at the entrance.

* La Casa Encendida, a safe space. Please check the health and safety measures we've implemented before you attend this screening.

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Programme 1. The Extracted Image

15 Sep 17:30 - 19:45 h