Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Iran, 2016, 16’, black & white
A kid leaves a football at a doorstep which slowly starts to roll down the stairs onto the street; keeps falling and falling... With this short film shot in Southern Italy, master director Abbas Kiarostami leaves behind a unique, 16-minute visual poem about the inescapable circle of life, which he completed shortly before passing away last year. The journey of the ball as it bounces with child-like exuberance, caught in the daily rhythm of life, and manages to find a place of its own through the act of falling is a perfectly simple, meditative, and subtle commentary.
This film will be shown before the screening of 76 Minutes, Seifollah Samadian’s film on Kiarostami, in memoriam Kirostami.
The second part of exhibition illustrates Alberto Giacometti’s relations with Post-Cubist artists and the Surrealist movement between 1922 and 1935, one of the important sculptures series he created during his first years in Paris, and the critical role he played in the art scene of the period.
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. Through the biennial, we will be sharing detailed information about the artists and the artworks.
Tuesday - Friday 11.00 - 18.00
The museum is closed on Mondays,
Saturdays and Sundays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 25 TL
Discounted: 10 TL
Groups: 20 TL (10 people or more)
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