The month of May brings to the Projection Space two cinematic works on color grading and color printing by London based artist Aura Satz. Doorway for Natalie Kalmus pays homage to Technicolor's color consultant Natalie Kalmus and Chromatic Aberration, to be seen later this month, features close-ups of eyes from the early experiments in color printing.
The accompanying Parallel Screen brings the online premieres of two films by Rotterdam based artist/filmmaker Esther Urlus.
Aura Satz’s work cuts across film, sound, performance, and sculpture. Her art focuses on the complex intersections between the history, technology, and aesthetics of media, while exploring the ways in which they inform human perception and agency. Satz is also interested in bringing to the fore key female figures that are largely excluded from mainstream historical discourse in an ongoing engagement with the question of women’s contributions to labor, technology and scientific knowledge. Often involving extensive research, consultation and collaboration, her work is informed by the histories of media and the ways in which these technologies overlap. Satz has performed, exhibited and screened her work internationally at the Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Barbican Centre, ICA, BFI Southbank, Whitechapel Gallery, Oberhausen Short Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Paradise Row gallery, and the New York Film Festival.