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LAB 2022-2023

LETTER TO BIBI JAN: Weaving a letter across Afghanistan and Denmark

Four young women fled Afghanistan as children in the early 90s and grew up in Denmark. Now reaching 30, they weave a letter to their grandmothers – who cannot read! This project is a radically collaborative portrait of and with Asma Safi, Sama Ben Haddou, Nilab Totakhil, Mursal Khosrawi and anthropologist and filmmakers Karen Waltorp and Lea Glob.

Denmark, Afghanistan/ Nilab Totakhil, Lea Glob, Karen Waltorp, Asma Safi, Mursal Khosrawi, Sama Sadat Ben Haddou, Andreas Dalsgaard / ELK FILM

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LAB 2022-2023

UNTITLED

Untitled is a multimedia installation documentary project centering the experiences of marginalised people of the African Diaspora and focusing on disrupting traditional modes of documentary making in order to give agency back to the subjects during the process.

France, Belgium, Chad / Elijah Ndoumbe, Maria Muehombo, Laetitia Walendom

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LAB 2022-2023

THE FOREST THAT BREATHS US

A virtual reality experience made collaboratively with ground-breaking forest ecologist Suzanne Simard, The Forest That Breaths Us transports participants into a perspective of unfathomable interconnection by taking them inside the complex communication networks, familial relationships, memories and agency of a forest.

Canada / Jennifer Abbott, Suzanne Simard, Djwa Jai / Flying Eye Productions

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LAB 2022-2023

SLIPSTREAMING

Slipstreaming is a series of interactive live shows that combines elements of unrehearsed live performance, cinema, 3D animation and online interaction in a variety of fictional narrative settings, exploring the interdependence between psychological wellbeing, climate change, socio-political issues and the internet.

Croatia, Italy / Barbara Matijevic, Giuseppe Chico

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LAB 2022-2023

GOOD GENES

Good Genes is a documentary performance and interactive installation that blends archival research, DNA forensics, and feminist science into a singular work of biological-performance.

Ireland / Kathryn Hamilton / Sister Sylvester

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LAB 2022-2023

ECHOES / COLLATERAL ECHOES

COLLATERAL ECHOES is a new VR installation. It is concerned with the 150+ Black Britons who have died at the hands of the police since records began in 1969. Through sensorial renderings of archival images, artifacts and oral testimonies from those bereaved this work questions how personal commemoration might be experienced as a collective monument.

UK, Ireland / Baff Akoto, Lidz-Ama Appiah, Luke W Moody / Recurring Dreams, Lono Studio

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LAB 2022-2023

UNSTABLE EVIDENCE

Our image is our identity. We use it in social media to signal our beliefs and values.
We proudly post when we act. Our videos and photos say “we were here and this is what we believe”.

United Kingdom, United States, Denmark / Francesca Panetta, Halsey Burgund, Magnus Bjerg

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LAB 2022-2023

ZEDNA, GODDESS OF THE SEA

When the hunting animals are scarce, and the catch is not enough to feed the tribe, a young shaman sets out on a spiritual journey to the moon and the bottom of the ocean to find out why.

Greenland, Denmark, The Netherlands / Mikisoq Hove Lynge, David Adler, Wiebe van der Vliet

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LAB 2022-2023

BABEL

In a more and more divided world, how will we cope with differences to speak the “same” language again? BABEL is a hybrid audiovisual show, freely reinterpreting the biblical myth of the Tower in a dreamlike sequel. Drawing Humanity through its diversity and unity, it questions our perception of others with the hope of finding back a common path.

France / Fanny Fortage, Titien Soardi, Harry Clunet-Farlow / ENTER.black

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LAB 2021-2022

OCEANIC FEELING

Oceanic Feeling is an immersive VR 360 documentary and installation taking viewers on a first-person journey through the four extraordinary metamorphoses of the mysterious European Eel to gain a new perspective on our relationship with the more-than-human world.

UK, Germany, Denmark / Joey Bania, Lion Bischof, Tine Mikkelsen

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LAB 2021-2022

DEEP TRUTH

Your heart rate can synchronise with that of others and it slows down when you hold your breath. For every heartbeat, our skin shifts colour-from less red to more. Though there is no way for our eyes to see it directly. With the technology used in Deep Truth, it will be possible to see in real time.

Sweden / Jennifer Rainsford, YUKEI

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LAB 2021-2022

LOCAL BINARIES

Every person you meet holds a world inside them, what does yours look like? This was the question artist Lauren Moffatt asked nine female-identifying individuals originating from across the world in order to define the blueprints for the universe inside Local Binaries.

Australia / Lauren Moffatt

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LAB 2021-2022

MONO NO AWARE

Mono No Aware, “Everything in Existence is Temporary”, is a free-movement, volumetrically filmed VR documentary, which brings the people who once lived in the towns desolated by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster back home for a fleeting moment.

Finland, Japan / Timo Wright, Ada Johnsson

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LAB 2021-2022

NON-ALIGNED NEWSREELS

An artistic research project re-activating forgotten archives of 1960s liberation movements and newly-independent countries in Africa filmed by Yugoslav cameraman. The resulting exhibition on cine-collaborations and live cinema event seeks to extend the gestures of solidarity with which the original films were created, by inviting communities featured in the footage to engage with them.

Serbia / Mila Turajlic, Maja Medić

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LAB 2021-2022

SWARM

As a bee, you need to swarm a city together with your sisters in order to confront unacceptable changes that have been forced upon you. Unless you fight united for your future, nothing will be the same.

Poland, Hungary, Germany / Ula Sowa, Viktoria Szabo, Fabian Driehorst

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LAB 2021-2022

THE PATHOGEN OF WAR

A medical mystery confronts us with how we are interconnected. An Iraqi physician turned medical anthropologist uncovers how conflict is linked to the evolution and spread of a bacteria that has defeated the world’s superpowers, threatening modern medicine, to ask “if war is a key driver of disease, can we end all wars to save our health?”

Lebanon, UK / Yasmin Fedda, May Abdalla, Dan Davies

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LAB 2021-2022

THE SACRED CAVE OF KAMUKUWAKÁ

The brutal desecration of ancient Amazonian rock-art in the Xingu, (Brazil) threatens the Wauja people’s living culture. A digital resurrection breathes new life into the vast cos- movision of stories, mythical spirits, rites, and rituals that underpin this remote Indigenous community’s connection with sacred landscapes of rivers and rainforests.

 

Brazil, Spain, UK, Portugal / Piratá Waurá, Alejandro Romero, Nathaniel Mann, Mafalda Ramos

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LAB 2021-2022

DARK ROOMS - ENTER UNKNOWN TERRITORY

Dark Rooms is a sensual playground to curiously explore, leaving you with an expanded awareness of sexual diversity.

Denmark / Laurits Flensted-Jensen, Sissel Dalsgaard Thomsen, Anne Sofie Steen Sverdrup, Mads Damsbo, Lasse Munk