Experimental Documentary: from the script to the video blog

Critical analysis over the processes of production and reception of experimental documentaries.

The video installation Script, by Brazilian artist Veridiana Zurita, was featured in Possible Futures (October 10-26th, 2013), the last activity of VOORUIT100, a six- month celebration for the 100th anniversary of Vooruit, the historic building in the city of Ghent (Belgium), currently used as a music venue, cafeteria and arts centre.

Script explores the relations between two women, a mother and a daughter. The daughter is Zurita and her mother is a psychoanalyst, based in Sao Paolo (Brazil).

The project is based in the meeting of these two women during two weeks, when they both recorded themselves on video while playing their social, familiar and affective roles, exploring themselves and the relation to the other. Continue reading “Experimental Documentary: from the script to the video blog”

El documental “definitivo” sobre Bob Marley

Reseña del documental dirigido por Kevin Macdonald, un retrato de la vida, el legado y el impacto mundial del músico Bob Marley.

Hace unas semanas se estrenó en España “Marley”, una película documental dirigida por Kevin Macdonald que se anuncia como  la película autorizada definitiva sobre la vida, el legado y el impacto mundial de uno de los cantantes, compositores, músicos y activistas más influyentes de la historia: Bob Marley.

Motivos para afirmar lo de “película definitiva” no le faltan Continue reading “El documental “definitivo” sobre Bob Marley”