Mindfulness or being fully present in the now is a very popular concept in 21st-century Western society. However, it is actually a Buddhist meditation practice, blanched and stripped of all oriental and religious aspects and terminology.
This is presence, directed by the Institute for New Feeling. USA, 2017. 17'
Pardes (Orchard), directed by Yael Bartana. Israel, 2015. 71'
Post-film discussion with Sonia García López and Quiela Nuc, curator of the cycle
18 September 2018Films, Screenings Programme 1: We Are Our Images
This session takes a closer look at archaeology and iconography as disciplines which have supported and justified (…)
20 September 2018Films, Screenings, Talks Programme 2: Songs of Hain
In Songs of Hain, the performativity of ancient dances and ceremonies is revived and modernised by bodies and voices (…)
27 September 2018Films, Screenings, Talks Programme 4: Towards a Queer Ethnography
In the denaturalisation and departure from the dominant linearity of history proposed by the new ethnography, queer (…)