Serpentine Cinema: On Earth, Structure and Sadness

Peckhamplex Cinema, SE15 4ST

1 Nov 2018 - 8:30 PM

Serpentine Cinema: On Earth, Structure and Sadness

As part of the General Ecology project, and on the occasion of Pierre Huyghe’s exhibition, Serpentine Cinema presented a programme of artists’ films addressing machines, infrastructure and its impact on the biosphere and landscapes. The evening included films by Sophia Al-Maria, Revital Cohen & Tuur Van BalenAlexander George and James CapperPierre Huyghe, Amar KanwarNew Mineral Collective (Emilija Škarnulytė and Tanya Busse), and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz.

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Programme:

Pierre HuygheA Journey that Wasn't, 2005, 21'41''
Beatriz Santiago MuñozPost-Military Cinema, 2014, 11'
Alexander George and James CapperBlue Frame, 2018
New Mineral Collective (Emilija Škarnulytė and Tanya Busse), Hollow Earth, 2013, 22'30''
Sophia Al-MariaThe Future Was Desert, Part One, 2016, 5'17''
Amar Kanwar, A Love Story, 2010, 5'
Revital Cohen & Tuur Van BalenTrapped in the Dream of the Other, 2017
Sophia Al-MariaThe Future Was Desert, Part Two, 2016, 4'35''

Following the screening Lucia Pietroiusti, Curator, General Ecology was in conversation with writer and editor Filipa Ramos.

On Earth, Structure and Sadness was programmed in collaboration with Filipa Ramos, co-curator, The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish and advisor on the Serpentine's General Ecology project, as well as the advice of artist Matthew Burdis.

The Serpentine Cinema Autumn/Winter season is supported by Hannah Barry Gallery and Edward Campbell (Forth Arts, Australia)

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PH, A Journey that Wasn't Antarctic

PH, A Journey that Wasn't Antarctic

Pierre Huyghe, A Journey that wasn’t, 2005. Super-16mm film and high-definition video transferred to high-definition video, colour, sound; 21’41”

Sophia Al-Maria, The Future Was Desert, video still

Sophia Al-Maria

The Future Was Desert, Part One, 2016

5'17'', still

PH, Antarctica

Pierre Huyghe, A Journey that wasn’t, 2005. Super-16mm film and high-definition video transferred to high-definition video, colour, sound; 21’41”
Amar Kanwar, Love Story

Amar Kanwar, Love Story

Amar Kanwar, A Love Story, 2010. HD video installation, colour, sound. 5 min. 37 sec. (Video still)

Courtesy the Artist and Marian Goodman Gallery

Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Trapped 1

Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Trapped 1

Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Trapped in the Dream of the Other, 2017

Courtesy of the artists

Hollow Earth still 1

New Mineral Collective (Emilija Škarnulytė and Tanya Busse)

Hollow Earth, 2013
HD video, 22´30''

Courtesy of the artists

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Post-Military Cinema, video still

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Post-Military Cinema, 2014

11', HD video (still)

Courtesy of the artist and Galería Agustina Ferreyra. © Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Trapped 2

Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Trapped 2

Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Trapped in the Dream of the Other, 2017

Courtesy of the artists

Beatriz Santiago Munoz, Post-Military Cinema

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Post-Military Cinema, 2014

11', HD video (still)

Courtesy of the artist and Galería Agustina Ferreyra. © Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

PH, A Journey that Wasn't Central Park

Pierre Huyghe, A Journey that wasn’t, 2005. Super-16mm film and high-definition video transferred to high-definition video, colour, sound; 21’41”