Bigger Than Us

  • November 25, 2022 / 21:15

Director: Flore Vasseur
France, 2021, 96'
with Turkish and English subtitles

Shot in Malawi, Lebanon, Brazil, Greece, Indonesia, Uganda and the USA, Bigger Than Us sheds the light on a young generation, fighting for human rights, freedom of expression, climate, social justice, access to education and food, and a liveable climate. Aged 18 to 25, they tell us how to strive and what it means to be alive in a world of confusion. In Indonesia, Melati leads an effort to fight the plastic pollution ravaging her country. Mohamad is a Syrian refugee who built a school when he was still a teenager himself to teach Syrian refugee children living in temporary camps in Lebanon. Winnie began organizing as a teenager and succeeded in changing the legal marriage age from 15 to 18 in Malawi. Memory bought herself an education by carrying food to her teachers in Uganda and now helps refugee farmers in her country learn permaculture to rehabilitate soils ravaged by chemical pesticides and overuse. All of them set an admirable and inspiring example in their quest to preserve human dignity and protect the natural environment, and to engage passionately in something “bigger than us.” 

10 Billion Mouths

10 Billion Mouths

The Power of Activism

The Power of Activism

Different Village

Different Village

A World to Shape

A World to Shape

Hell or Clean Water

Hell or Clean Water

Impact Networks: Creating Change in a Complex World

Impact Networks: Creating Change in a Complex World

Godney Marshes: Rewilding our Future

Godney Marshes: Rewilding our Future

Dreams, Effort and Pandemic

Dreams, Effort and Pandemic

Dive Tierra Bomba Dive

Dive Tierra Bomba Dive

Animal

Animal

Green Nettle

Green Nettle

Living in a Postcard

Living in a Postcard

Bigger Than Us

Bigger Than Us

The Big Reset – Cities

The Big Reset – Cities

Feeling The Apocalypse

Feeling The Apocalypse

Among Roots

Among Roots

The North Drift

The North Drift

La Frontiére

La Frontiére

Duty of Care – The Climate Trials

Duty of Care – The Climate Trials

Menstrual Man

Menstrual Man

The Last Tourist

The Last Tourist

Tandem Local

Tandem Local

Total Disaster

Total Disaster

The Seeds of Vandana Shiva

The Seeds of Vandana Shiva

For Tomorrow

For Tomorrow

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico was born on July 10, 1888, in Volos, Greece, to an Italian family. His mother, Gemma Cervetto, was from a family of Genoa origin, but most likely she was born in Izmir. His father, Evaristo, was born on June 21, 1841 in the Büyükdere district of Istanbul.

I Copy Therefore I Am

I Copy Therefore I Am

Suggesting alternative models for new social and economic systems, SUPERFLEX works appear before us as energy systems, beverages, sculptures, copies, hypnosis sessions, infrastructure, paintings, plant nurseries, contracts, or specifically designed public spaces.

Good News from the Skies

Good News from the Skies

Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day.