Moving Still - Still Life (Installation)

Jorge Lozano

2010, 33:00 minutes, colour, Spanish with English Subtitles

TAPECODE 163.052

Moving Still - Still Life is the product of my involvement in the self-representation video workshops that I facilitate in Colombia and Canada working in marginalized neighborhoods with youth at risk.

Moving Still - Still Life is about liberation from the obviousness of violence. It offers different and simultaneous views of impromptu architectures, mediated “psychosociocultural” environments continually questioned by the ceaseless reframing of distributions of collective or individual capacities, trying to violently or peacefully “crack open the unity of the given and the obviousness of the visible, in order to sketch a new topography of the possible”.

A experimental documentary in two parts:

Moving Still - Still Life, Seven Screens - Cali, Colombia.
It investigates how the environment affects the emotions and behavior of individuals, and how these individuals can perceive, think and alter the coordinates of their world in order to negotiate with other youth living in the area but who belong to a different group. It captures both their conscious and unconscious responses to cultural, economic, and political constraints and inequities.

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