Xcèntric: Realisms, speculations Thursday, November 8th 2012, 20h Xcèntric CCCB, Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona
The films of these four directors explore the different layers of reality and thought that exist in things: stone, flesh, milk, birds, trees... All present the world as an infinite void and open up to the diversity and thickness of their matter, using sound and image separately to make the world and its mysteries speak.
- Villatalla (Jeannette Muñoz, Switzerland/Chile/Italy, 2011, 16 mm, 22 min) - Forms Are Not Self-Subsistent Substances (Samantha Rebello, United Kingdom, 2010, 16 mm, 22 min) - Born Winged Animals and Honey Gatherers of the Soul (Emily Wardill, United Kingdom, 2005, 16 mm, 9 min) - Catalogue of Birds: Book 3 (Jayne Parker, United Kingdom, 2006, video, 15 min)
Forms Are Not Self-Subsistent Substances (2010) is the most recent film in a body of work by Samantha Rebello. It develops themes in her earlier films, to do with materiality and language: attempting to examine the 'stuff of things', calling into question