HD video, 16:9, black and white, Dolby 5.1 sound, 8 min., Portugal - Germany – Moldova

In collaboration with Christoph Both-Asmus
Production: Mengamuk Films, O Som e a Fúria
Support: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Yaddo, Bogliasco Foundation, Bikini, Universidade católica do Porto
Distribution: Agência da Curta Metragem, Kinoscope, RTP
Video Installation Edition: Fundação EDP/MAAT Museu de Arte Arquitectura e Tecnologia – collection, Portugal
Harvard Film Archive (HFA) / Harvard University – collection, Portugal
Video Installation Edition: CNAP – Centre National de Arts Plastiques – collection, Portugal

Produced with materials collected during the development of feature the film Extinction (2018), directed by Salomé Lamas and produced by O Som e a Fúria, Lamaland in coproduction with Mengamuk Films, and in association production with Walla Collective,Screen, Bikini

Maybe Kolja’s experiment of merging his body (human) with the tree (nature) venturing into a border zone between the earth and the sky is due to his purity of spirit, to the grandeur of the idiots, or the foolishness of the mystics; or is it all this together? Maybe it is a symptom of the enlightened – or simply an elaborated suicide.

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