Oporto apresenta #30: From the Age of Recklessness
Saturday, March 23 2013, 22:30h
Oporto, Salvador Correia de Sá, 42, 2 frente, 1200-399 Lisboa
"From the Age of Recklessness" by Klaus Wyborny
16 mm film transfered to video, color, sound, 70', 1994
Oporto is finally presenting the seventy-minute-long autobiographical film by Klaus Wyborny. In this film the film-maker, a former quantum physicist, talks about memory and traveling along with history and geometry, all seen from his adventurous past relationships. The film is an eternal flow of memories presented alongside a cocktail of extremely dry humor and melancholia. Wyborny approaches film as a scientific experiment in fiction and truth, and his goal is to capture (with a special camera device) the untenable flux of life in order to trigger the untenable flow of memories.
"Instructions on death avoidance and the eternal energy flow" - Alexandre Estrela
Oporto is a studio and a non-profit screening room located in Lisboa. Occupying the former Merchant Sailors Union headquarters, Oporto projects from time to time a single unique experimental video or film. The programme is exquisite and extremely slow.The selection of the pieces screened is made, not only on the basis of the work itself, but also on an overall idea of an exquisite corpse . The space is directed by artist Alexandre Estrela and sponsored by GAU- Gestão de Audiovisuais.