PARAFICTION (SELECTED WORKS 2010 – 2016)Publication, offset printing, format 13 X 21 cm, 224pp., Portugal – Italy
Text: Michael Bobick, Deirdre Boyle, Filipe Felizardo, Irene Flunser Pimentel, Peter Galison, Javier H. Estrada, James Lattimer, Joana Pimenta, João Ribas, Lawrence Weschler, Salomé Lamas and Ana Jotta; interviews conduted by Nuno Lisboa, Jorge Mourinha, Mónica Savirón.
Design: Matteo Guallandris
Production: Lamaland, Mousse Publishing
Printing: Gráfica Maiadouro
Support: DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program – Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD, Fondation Luso-Française Elise Senyarich sous l’égide de la Fondation de France
Distribution: Mousse Publishing, DAP | Distributed Art Publishers, Vice Versa Distribution, Les Presses du Réel, Antenne Books
Completed projects: VHS – Video Home System 2010/12; A Comunidade (The Community) 2012; Encounters with Landscape 3X 2012; No Man’s Land 2012, Project [Le Boudin 2024]; Theatrum Orbis Terrarum 2013; Norte/North:Trial by Fire 2015; Eldorado XXI, Project 2016 [Mount Ananea (5853) 2015; The Burial of the Dead 2016]; A Torre (The Tower) 2015*
In 2016, Salomé Lamas: Parafiction (selected works 2010-2016) explores the boundaries and circumstances of documentary filmmaking, working at the intersection of ethnography, history, storytelling, memory, and fiction. The short films and video installations—powerful portraits, in a sense—investigate the traumatically repressed, the seemingly un-representable, and the historically invisible, from the horrors of colonial violence to the landscapes of global capital. The book covers Lamas’ selected works from 2010 to 2016, and includes contributions by Michael Bobick, Deirdre Boyle, Filipe Felizardo, Irene Flunser Pimentel, Peter Galison, Javier H. Estrada, James Lattimer, Joana Pimenta, João Ribas, Lawrence Weschler, and Ana Jotta, as well as interviews conducted by Nuno Lisboa, Jorge Mourinha, and Mónica Savirón.
Projects in production: Extinção (Extinction), Project* 2018 [Horizon Noziroh 2017]; Coup de Grace 2017.
Excluded projects: O Palimpsesto da Rapariga Cisne ou choveu durante dois dias e a paisagem alterou-se (Swan Girls Palimpsest or it rained during two days and the landscape has changed) 2008; Jotta: A Minha Maladresse é uma forma de Delicatesse 2009; Golden Dawn 2011, Imperial Girl 2011, …Riots and Rituals 2016, Autorretrato (Self-Portrait) 2016-2018 (included in the project Extinction).