Directors: Sylvia Vollenhoven, Fredrik Gertten
Sweden, 2019, 74', HDD, color
English with Turkish subtitles
Grandmother and environmental activist Mariette Liefferink is up against the richest mining corporations in South Africa. The golden era of mining has left behind 600 kilotons of waste uranium which is not only polluting one of Africa’s biggest aquifers, but raining over the city as fine dust. With 1,6 million people living on radioactive grounds, she is on a mission to force the gold industry to clean up the remains of over a century of gold mining.
In a bid to review the International System of Units (SI), the International Bureau of Weights and Measures gathered at the 26th General Conference on Weights and Measures on November 16, 2018. Sixty member states have voted for changing four out of seven basic units of measurement. The kilogram is among the modified. Before describing the key points, let us have a closer look into the kilogram and its history.
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.
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