Rituals of Alternate Times

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Everyday life. Actions performed in passing, words uttered automatically, to which we do not attach importance. Performed and uttered constantly, over and over again... so many everyday rituals escape us— repeated countless times, known by heart, they no longer surprise, they become invisible.

These seemingly familiar and transparent moments of everyday life are examined in selected films. The artists have approached them in various ways—with humor, as in the works by Irena Nawrot, or more surrealistic, as in the one by Maya Deren. Activities exposed in this way cease to be so commonplace. It is worthwhile to take a closer look at them since they have been the main factors creating our everyday life, and consequently—our life!

Programme

  • Maya Deren, Ritual in Transfigured Time, 1946, 16 mm, 16 mins
  • Anna Kutera, Dialog, 1973, 16 mm, 6 mins
  • Anna Baumgart, Epitafia [Epitaph], 1997-98, VHS, 4 mins
  • Izabella Gustowska, 99, 1987, VHS, 15 mins
  • Irena Nawrot, Żółty film [Yellow Film], 1985, 16 mm, 4 mins
  • Irena Nawrot, Pusty kieliszek [Empty Glass], 1987, 16 mm, 4 mins
  • VALIE EXPORT, Syntagma, 1983, 16 mm, 20 mins

Curated by Lawinia Rate

The screening is held as part of the exhibition Cartographies of Sublime Feelings (18.02-13.03) in BWA Zielona Góra, Poland.   

Venue: 

BWA Zielona Góra - Zielona Góra, Polonia

Dates: 

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 19:00

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Dates: 

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 19:00
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    65-048   Zielona Góra
    Polonia
    51° 56' 30.6132" N, 15° 30' 33.768" E