3 photographs, inkjet printed on fine art archival baryta paper 315g; 56 × 76 cm, Portugal
148 shots, 25.30mm, 2 min., 30/40 mt high, Cat F2 – weight TotalMat Act. 2.000gr (P.B. 9 Kg), exterior use, one ignition point 42.7360, 25.3936 Buzludzha; Kazanlak, 6150 Bulgaria

Commission: Escola das Artes – Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Production: Escola das Artes – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lamaland
Fine art: André Cepeda
Support: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Dgartes – Direção Geral das Artes
Produced with materials collected during the production of Extinção/ Extinction
Production: O Som e a Fúria, Lamaland, Mengamuk Films, Walla Collective, Screen Miguel Nabinho, Bikini
Development Support: Agora Works in Progress 2016 Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
Additional Support: Screen Miguel Nabinho, Walla Colective, Bikini, Yuki, Bogliasco Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Yadoo
Support: Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, ICA – Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual

Sequence of 148 firework shots in the colossal Memorial House of the Bulgarian Communist Party, built on Mount Buzludzha between 1974 and 1981.

It was produced for the exhibition Autorretrato / Self-portrait at School of Arts – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto (18 June – 28 September 2018).

© All images are copyright LAMALAND│Salomé Lamas.
Texts copyright Salomé Lamas and the respective authors.