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SALOMÉ LAMAS: PARAFICTION at Serralves Foundation, Portugal
20 Feb - 03 May 2015
Opening 27 Feb. 2015
SALOMÉ LAMAS: PARAFICTION
FROM 20 FEB 2015 TO 03 MAY 2015
20 FEB - 15 MAR: Terra de Ninguém [No Man’s Land], 2012
17 MAR - 12 APR: Teatrum Orbis Terrarum, 2013
15 APR - 03 MAY: Mount Ananea (5853), 2015 (première)
Salomé Lamas (Lisbon, 1987) is a researcher and filmmaker whose work dissolves the apparent border between documentary and fiction. With an interest in the intrinsic relationship between storytelling, memory, and history, Lamas uses the moving image to explore the traumatically repressed, seemingly unrepresentable, or historically invisible, from the horrors of colonial violence to the landscapes of global capital. Her films have been shown in numerous national and international film festivals and have received various awards and honours. The exhibition at Serralves presents three recent films: Terra de Ninguém [No Man’s Land] (2012), Teatrum Orbis Terrarum (2013) and the premiere of a new work, Mount Ananea (5853) (2015).
As part of the exhibition, on 14 March 2015, Salomé Lamas will take part in a conversation with the exhibition’s curator, João Ribas, followed by presentation of four other films directed by the artist. ‘Parafiction’ also includes the release of a vinyl record with music by João Lobo, Norberto Lobo, Bruno Moreira and Salomé Lamas, which constitutes an integral part of the film, Mount Ananea (5853).
Part of the Contemporary Projects series, ‘Parafiction’ inaugurates the Serralves Project Room on the second floor of the Museum which has free admission. Contemporary Projects is a new axis in the programming of the Museum combining a wide range of media and diversity of presentation forms, from exhibitions featuring a single work at the Museum to projects unfolding over several moments and across different periods of time. This will be a dynamic, reactive platform for the exhibiting of works by some of the most relevant contemporary artists active today in Portugal and around the world.
‘Salomé Lamas: Parafiction’ is curated by João Ribas, Deputy Director and Senior Curator, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art.
14 MAR (SAT), 17.00, Auditorium
Film screening followed by a conversation with the artist and João Ribas, Deputy Director of the Serralves Museum and curator of the exhibition.
THE DARKNESS COLLECTION collective film (21. Voyage by Salomé Lamas) at Punto de Vista Film Festival, Spain
Project coordination Oskar Alegria with contributions of Alan Berliner, Ignacio Agüero, Helvecio Marins Jr., Gerard Courant, Ben Rivers, Jem Cohen, Jose Luis Guerin, Laila Pakalnina and Eric Pauwels, among others.
TERRA DE NINGUÉM at Bozar, Brussels. Programed by carte blanche Jean-Pierre Rehm. Palais des Beaux-Arts), Belgium
ENCOUNTERS WITH LANDSCAPE 3x + VHS: VIDEO HOME SYSTEM at Circo 2.12 en el Cineclub Revolución, Mexico
ENCOUNTERS WITH LANDSCAPE 3x at Cineclub Revolución, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil , Mexico
THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM at 111 Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
A group show by Cristina Lamas and Salomé Lamas. 17th of January - 07th March, 2015