A screening of the video work by Helene Sommer introduced by the artist and followed by discussion will take place on 1st April, 2010 at The Red House Center for Culture and Debate, Sofia. A Tale of Stone and Wood explores cinema with regard to its constructions of history, national identity and collective memory. The video piece takes its starting point in Kovachevitza, a small village in the Rhodopi Mountains, which after it was deserted due to restructuring during the Communist regime was rediscovered by the film industry in the 1970s. Continue reading…
Monthly Archives: March 2010
Transitland. Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe will present four one-hour themed programs from 15th to 31th March 2010 at Reina Sofia Museum, 52 Santa Isabel Str. Madrid. Twenty-nine selected works will be screened in the museum’s cinema as part of the program. Additionally, a round table discussion will be held on 17th March in Madrid.
The selection of the works is made by curators Kathy Rae Huffman and Berta Sichel.
More information about the project.