Hijabi Girls / The Easter Crumble / The Vast Landscape-Porcelain Stories / Matilde The Big Shake / Pulse

Hijabi Girls

2013, Blu-Ray, Color, 5’, Arabic, English, English Subtitled
Director: Nada Al-Hudaid

The documentary is the portrait of Brajis Chohan, as a fashion designer combining Western clothes and conservative/religious clothing successfully, who made space for conservative clothing in de luxe fashion, whose collections are highly admired in fashion weeks. An insider’s look at hijab’s concept and market…

The Easter Crumble

Poland, 2013, Blu-Ray, Color, 30’, Polish, English Subtitled
Director: Julia Kolberger

Urszula is preparing a traditional Easter breakfast to welcome her daughter and her new fiancé. 
When the couple arrives, the man turns out to be thirty years older than Urszula's daughter. Easter breakfast turns into supper, while Urszula goes through the worst day of her life.

The Vast Landscape-Porcelain Stories

Croatia, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color, 11’, No Dialogue
Director: Lea Vidakovic

A fox hunter and a porcelain shopkeeper lady, the scientist brothers, a seal, a boy and a music box. Six characters in their rooms filled with traces of longing, separated by a vast and bleak landscape. Four stories on love, contemplation and self-destruction.

Matilde

Mexico, 2012, Blu-Ray, Color, 8’, Spanish, English Subtitled
Director: Laura A. Martínez Hinojosa

Matilde, at 72 realises that she has nothing to do other than death and waits. She spends her days contemplating the view through the window of an old bus in Guanajuato city. Untill she confronts the unexpected…

Shake

France, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color, 4’, No Dialogue
Director: Lucie Rico

In every woman’s life is a period when she is in need of a clean shaving blade, and being accepted.

Pulse

Scotland, United Kingdom, 2014, Blu-Ray, B&W, 15’, No Dialogue
Director: Ruth Paxton

Pulse is commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society, bringing together two artists, British/Bulgarian composer Dobrinka Tabakova and Scottish Director Ruth Paxton to create a new score and film for the PRS for Music Foundation’s New Music Biennial in 2014.  

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Reel Herstory: Real History of Reel Women

Reel Herstory: Real History of Reel Women

No Corpse Dumping / Cordelias / Sad Monsters

No Corpse Dumping / Cordelias / Sad Monsters

Vulva 3.0

Vulva 3.0

The Truth Beneath The Ground Guatemala, Silenced Genocide

The Truth Beneath The Ground Guatemala, Silenced Genocide

Kiki of Montparnesse / NewBorns / Blue Blue Sky / #SlutWalkNYC / Cousin Bert / The Centipede and The Toad

Kiki of Montparnesse / NewBorns / Blue Blue Sky / #SlutWalkNYC / Cousin Bert / The Centipede and The Toad

A Cup of Turkish Coffee / Doodle / Child’s Play / Ziazan

A Cup of Turkish Coffee / Doodle / Child’s Play / Ziazan

Hijabi Girls / The Easter Crumble / The Vast Landscape-Porcelain Stories / Matilde The Big Shake / Pulse

Hijabi Girls / The Easter Crumble / The Vast Landscape-Porcelain Stories / Matilde The Big Shake / Pulse

Piecemeal Ostim

Piecemeal Ostim

Marussia

Marussia

Diyar

Diyar

Blue Wave

Blue Wave

Soothsayer Serenades I Two-handed by Kübra Uzun

Soothsayer Serenades I Two-handed by Kübra Uzun

Today we are thrilled to present the first playlist of Amrita Hepi’s Soothsayer Serenades series as part of the Notes for Tomorrow exhibition. The playlist titled Two-handed is presented by Kübra Uzun on Pera Museum’s Spotify account.

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik was video art’s pioneer (1932 –2006). It is interesting that while Warhol and Nameth were experimenting with psychedelic happenings that combined rock, film and performance, the video art pioneers Nam June Paik, Stephen Beck, Eric Siegel and Steina Vasulka were researching in a similar direction.

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

The man is depicted in three-quarters view, turning straight to the viewers with a penetrating glance. The background is grey, while the clothes, the hair, and cap are black.