Thursday, November 19, 2015, 2 pm
Artists’ Film International (AFI)

2 pm – 8 pm, Presentation at n.b.k. Video-Forum
Realities of life

Piotr Wysocki and Dominik Jałowiński, Run Free, 2013, 14:44 min (nominated by the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw)
Brigid McCaffrey, Paradise Springs, 2013, 28:58 min (nominated by Ballroom Marfa, Texas)
Tran Luong, Lập Lòe, 2012, 10:04 min (nominated by Hanoi DOCLAB)
In Run Free aspects of today’s youth cultures are associated with ways of dealing with the past. Paradise Springs portrays geologist Ren Lallatin living in the Mojave Desert. Lập Loe is a video document on the performative works of the artist Tran Luong, which critically address historical and current events in Vietnam.

Artists’ Film International (AFI) is an initiative by the Whitechapel Gallery in London and presents artists from the fields of film, video and animation, who are nominated by international partner organizations and shown in the respective art institutions, including Whitechapel Gallery, London; Istanbul Modern; Ballroom Marfa, Texas; Video-Forum at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw; GAMeC, Bergamo; Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires; Hanoi DOCLAB; Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong; Tromsø Kunstforening; Project 88, Mumbai; Belgrade Cultural Centre; Centre for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan, Kabul. 

From 27 to 29 October 2015, Video-Forum presents a selection from the Artists’ Film International 2015 program, which has the shared topic Conflicts. The selection is divided into three thematic sub-chapters: points of view, showrooms and realities of life.


Selected contributions 2015
In cooperation with Whitechapel Gallery, London
Presentation at n.b.k. Video-Forum