Desire Machine Collective, Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva

Artists’ Film International

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    Denise Ferreira Da Silva and Arjuna Neuman, Serpent Rain, 2016, Digital video still, 27 minutes, Courtesy of the artists and Ballroom Marfa

Free entry

22 Aug - 15 Oct 2017

Zilkha Auditorium

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11am–6pm
Wednesday 11am–6pm
Thursday 11am–9pm
Friday 11am–6pm
Saturday 11am–6pm
Sunday 11am–6pm

Artists’ Film International
Desire Machine Collective, Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva

22 August 2017 – 15 October 2017

Invocation (2015) by Desire Machine Collective, founded in 2004 by Sonal Jain (b. Shillong) and Mriganka Madhukaillya, (b. Jorhat), references the life of Hindu deity Krishna. Images of nature and masked figures performing silent rituals mingle with allusions to the supernatural. Serpent Rain (2016) by artist/filmmaker Arjuna Neuman and philosopher Denise Ferreira da Silva, explores the history of slavery and the Black Lives Matter movement in relation to time and the degradation of the natural world.

Desire Machine Collective is selected by Project 88. Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva by Ballroom Marfa.


About Artists’ Film International

Artists’ Film International celebrates moving image work selected by a global partnership of arts organisations. Each nominates an outstanding work from their region which is screened across each venue. Find out more.

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