Curator: Peter Taylor
Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn
Blondes in the Jungle
US, 2009, kleur, 16mm naar video, 48'
On a hunt for the Fountain of Youth, three teenagers buy drugs, harm nature and have magical encounters. Tons of landscape footage, a meditation on Mayan Archaeology and a heavy TV teen vibe highlight this very funny impulse-buy spiritual adventure.
CA, 2009, kleur, video, 5'
Experiments with the phenomenology of light and colour through fiber-optic flower arrangements. Doupé's animations are inspired by the Thale Cress plant, which is commonly used in biological mutation experiments. His rotating electronic floras, which resemble neon lights, sex toys and fireworks, glow in the dark digital void.' (Amy Kazymerchyk)
Japan, 2013, kleur, video, 21'
There's bears and there's waterfalls! 'Naoko Tasaka's sphinx-like Flower unfolds like a children's story before it plumbs the depths of both a physical and metaphorical surface, as straightforward narration gives way to sublimated abstraction.' (Andréa Picard)