Turbulent Times & Familiar Places
Tricky Women Short Animations

March 8 - 12, 2017

Pera Film is celebrating International Women’s Day! The short animation program Turbulent Times & Familiar Places presented in collaboration with Tricky Women Festival and Österreichisches Kulturforum Istanbul embraces women directors. Tricky Women is an international festival based in Vienna and the world‘s first and only festival dedicated exclusively to animated films made by women. The annual festival takes place every year around the International Women‘s Day.

Pera Museum’s Tricky Women selection combines current positions of Austrian femaleartists in animation film and gives an insight into the many techniques and work processes, with which the filmmakers shift the attention to relevant and unprecedented topics: the question where and why you feel at home (HomeStatements), what it is like to arrive in a new city where interpersonal relationships first have to be established (Shut up Moon) and mystical city observations in reference to discarded and newly picked up things (Taipei Recyclers). The greed with which both social and ecological consciousness is shifted from commonality to singularity (Princess Disaster Movie and YachaY). Biographical details (Garten & Schnaps), effects of boredom and opportunities (or lack of) on the periphery (Ginny) and how a woman takes life into her own hands (Two Melons - Birth of an Artist). The unpredictability and predictability of love around the globe and in the neighborhood (Follow You and Der verliebte Koch). The program further includes films that exploit reduced forms using excessive sound (Three Suns) and challenge the mechanisms of cinema and its perception (Machine).

This program’s screenings are free of admissions. 
Drop in, no reservations.

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Screenings
8 March Wednesday 19:00
12 March Sunday 17:00

Lovestruck Cook (2013, 10’00, Verena Hochleitner, Ulrike Swoboda-Ostermann)
Follow You (2013, 3’50, Katharina Petsche)
Garten & Schnaps (2013, 12’00, Amelie Loy)
Ginny(2015, 5’00, Susi Jirkuf)
HomeStatements(2014, 7’32, Maria Weber)
Machine(2015, 2’00, Anna Vasof)
Princess Disaster Movie (2014, 3’24, Xenia Ostrovskaya),
Shut up Moon (2014, 4‘05) Gudrun Krebitz
Taipei Recyclers (2014, 7‘00) Nikki Schuster
Three Suns (2013, 7’49, LIA)
Two Melons - Birth of an Artist (2014, 2’00, Ingrid Gaier)
YachaY(2015, 6’45, Anne Zwiener) 

Take a look  at this program's film list!

Mark Požlep

Mark Požlep

Our Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition focuses on different generations of artists and art groups from the Balkan region. Throughout the exhibition, we keep sharing detailed information about the artworks. Take a look at Mark Požlep’s “Stranger than Paradise” video installation. Also you can check our interview with the artist on our YouTube channel! 

Midnight Horror Stories:  The Moon Pool <br> Işın Beril Tetik

Midnight Horror Stories: The Moon Pool
Işın Beril Tetik

About a year ago, Ela was dead for seven minutes. Death had come to her as she was watching her younger brother play gleefully in the sandpit at the park. A sudden flash that washed her world with a burning white light, a merciless roar resembling that of a monster… 

Between Impressionism and Orientalism

Between Impressionism and Orientalism

Pera Museum presents an exhibition of French artist Félix Ziem, one of the most original landscape painters of the 19th century. The exhibition Wanderer on the Sea of Light presents Ziem as an artist who left his mark on 19th century painting and who is mostly known for his paintings of Istanbul and Venice, where the city and the sea are intertwined. Through the exhibition, we will be sharing detailed information about the artist and the artworks.