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

From Cypresses to Turkish Landscapes

From Cypresses to Turkish Landscapes

Among the most interesting themes in the oeuvre of Prassinos are cypresses, trees, and Turkish landscapes. The cypress woods in Üsküdar he saw every time he stepped out on the terrace of their house in İstanbul or the trees in Petits Champs must have been strong images of childhood for Prassinos. 

The Rat Tribe Sim Chi Yin

The Rat Tribe Sim Chi Yin

Pera Museum, in collaboration with Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), is one of the main venues for this year’s 15th Istanbul Biennial from 16 September to 12 November 2017.

Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests

Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests

Between 1963 and 1966 Andy Warhol worked at making film portraits of all sorts of characters linked to New York art circles. Famous people and anonymous people were filmed by Andy Warhol’s 16 mm camera, for almost four minutes, without any instructions other than ‘to get in front of the camera’.