Kiki of Montparnesse
France, 2013, DigiBeta, Color, 14’, French, English Subtitled
Director: Amelie Harrault
Kiki, a plain model, a painter who became the Queen of the Night, an illustrator and cabaret singer, “a source of inspiration” who blindsided well-known avant-garde painters of 20st century
India, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color, 8’, Hindi, English Subtitled
Director: Megha Ramaswamy
New Borns is a documentary on women who survived acid attacks, calling the audience to a journey in the suffocation of private and public spaces in a nameless dystopia city…
Blue Blue Sky
Switzerland, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color, 9’, German, English Subtitled
Director: Bigna Tomschin
“In summer every body go for holidays, probably to the beaches. They don’t know there is nothing there.”
Maria stops talking before the summer holiday. She lives away from holiday activities and swimming pool, in her secret world where she is rarely visited.
USA, 2013, Blu-Ray, Color, 5’, English
Director: Therese Shechter
“Women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.” This quote by a Toronto police officer galvanized feminist women to create the first SlutWalk in 2011, unleashing a global political movement.
Often mis-characterized as a march demanding the right to dress like ‘sluts’, its true aim is to shed the stereotypes and dangerous myths that justify rape and whitewash the guilty. The film documents New York SlutWalk empowering for some and contraversial and exclusionary for others.
Belgium, 2014, Blu-Ray, Color, 4’, Dutch, French, English Subtitled
The pig family is farming for generations. Girls and boys have their own specific chores in this family. Cousin Bert from Holland spends her summer holiday in this farm.
The Centipede and The Toad
France, 2013, Blu-Ray, Color, 10’, French, English Subtitled
Director: Anna Khmelevskaya
In a faraway forest, the gracious, lissome Centipede is admired by all the other creatures. Except for an old haughty and jealous Toad, who hates him. One day, he decides to get rid of the Centipede…
Over the years of 1864 through 1876, Stanisław Chlebowski served Sultan Abdülaziz in Istanbul as his court painter. As it was, Abdülaziz disposed of considerable artistic talents of his own, and he actively involved himself in Chlebowski’s creative process, suggesting ideas for compositions –such as ballistic pieces praising the victories of Turkish arms.
Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of creepy stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short horror stories inspired by the artworks of Mario Prassinos as part of the Museum’s In Pursuit of an Artist: Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul exhibition. The third story is by Murat Başekim! The stories will be published online throughout the exhibition. Stay tuned!
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