Friday 23rd May 2014, 6.30
Careof DOCVA e Viafarini DOCVA, Milan
May Invitational

Within the context of May Invitational project, BAR project purposes 2B0A1R3, an screening program that reflects some of the projects developed in, or among the first year of activity.

Mohamed Abdelkarim, Comparison of Appearance, 2013, 17:00.
A documentary on the politically controversial figure of the Egyptian Islamist ideologue, author, and intellectual Sayyid Qutb and his travels in the US from 1948 to 1949, which changed his political convictions fundamentally.

Ivan Argote, Barcelona, 2014, 5:15.
An odd dialog between activism and irresponsible gesture, reflecting about how tourism affects and creates new symbologies in and over the city.

Pauline Bastard, The travelers, 2011, 5:00 (excerpt).
Several postcards, the text that was written at the back side of the postcards is placed at the front of the image and become the subtitles of an idyllic representation of places, going more or less in its sense.

Cleo Fariselli, Cosmo Caixa, 2013, 5:50.
A long take filmed at the Cosmo Caixa science museum in Barcelona.

Priscila Fernandes, The Forgotten Book, 2013, 30:33.
The lecture at Fundació Francisco Ferrer i Guàrdia, founder of Modern School, devise what would have been the art education in such an environment of anarchy pedagogy at the beginning of 19 century.

Tobias Kaspar, Boarding School, 2009, 8:54.
Random sentences and text fragments from different text and notes, projected onto a person in blue jeans and white T-shirt.

Marlie Mul, SOLD, 2013, 0:25.
A performance documentation which revolves around the meaning of consumption and distribution of cultural goods.

Ozlem Sulak, Chambre 17, 2013, 20:00.
The film focuses on a particular edition of Henry Miller’s book Sexus (banned in 1949), which was intentionally redacted by the editor in order to excite the imagination of its readers. It exposes a strange instance of both judicial and self-censorship.

Nicoline van Harskamp, English Forecast, 2013, 1:2:29.
Performance of English Forecast (captured live Thursday, 19 September, 2013 at Tate Modern) addresses the function and power of the spoken word employing countless variations of non-native English.