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Programme 2. Archive of Tectonic Trauma

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Precious Strata
22 Sep 2021
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'Le Tigre de Tasmanie' ('El tigre de Tasmania'), de Vergine Keaton
'Le Tigre de Tasmanie' ('El tigre de Tasmania'), de Vergine Keaton

Earthquakes, volcanoes. Natural trauma of the Earth engendered in geological time and violently made manifest and monitored. Extinction of species. Industrial and extractive trauma of the Earth in human time, nurtured by neoliberal geoeconomics. Extinction of the planet.

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes

This session is made up of audiovisual works that present geology as the archive and the memory of sedimentary ages and scars.

  • Medium Earth, by The Otolith Group, 2013. United Kingdom, 29 minutes.
  • Hypnagogia, by Pierre-Luc Vaillancourt, 2018. Canada. 5 minutes.
  • Insolite [Unusual], by Maya Schweizer, 2019. Germany/ Italy. 12:16 minutes.
  • Le Tigre de Tasmanie [The Tasmanian Tiger], by Vergine Keaton, 2018. France. 14 minutes.
  • Dark Matter, by Viktor Brim, 2020. Germany. 19:52 minutes

Total length of the session: 80 minutes.

After the session an encounter will be held with María Bella, researcher and cultural producer, María Morata, curator of the cycle, and Gabriel Alonso, from the Institute for Postnatural Studies.

* Covid Protocol:

  • The capacity of the Cinema has been reduced to 30 people.
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* 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 2. Archive of Tectonic Trauma

22 Sep 17:30 - 19:45 h