“Experiencing shared learning could also be closer to that point where you stop doing work, wanting a product, where conema no longer claims the film and reaches the images, as suggested by Peter Pál Pelbart about Fernand Deligny. To reach things as a process or as an event, where they emerge, occur and repeat themselves, differing, without the pretense of being encapsulated in a mold for media diffusion. The value of the document, today, can be rather that of generating a debate or an interrogation, that of constituting an invitation to participate in a certain process, and not that of witnessing a supposed truth to be spread”. Continue reading
Jorge Moreno, anthropologist and filmmaker expert in memory and repression, reflects from the film Libertad on how audiovisual anthropology can face the use of materials from the past, a complex exercise that involves both thinking the cinematographic language and the interpretation of sensitive materials or the limits of representation.
“The control exerted by concepts in the analysis of reality when we write a text is not transferable to film language. “Closing of concept” does not work well with “opening by film” […] The interesting thing about this dialogue is precisely to understand that the marriage of anthropology and cinema works in the sense that concept is renounced and context embraced; those situations that, selected cinematographically, remind us that one of the ways to produce knowledge in this discipline lies in offering a place from which to look at reality”. Continue reading
We publish the rapporteurships and reflections that emerged from the last Laav_18 Meetings, in which we dealt with a common Museum-University space for research and creation.
Relatorías. Elena Sánchez Nagore, Coral Bullón, Zoe Hernández y Pablo Coca.
Encuentros Laav_2018. Museos y universidad: investigar en un espacio híbrido. Lorenzo Bordonaro.
La parte sumergida del Iceberg. La docencia del audiovisual entre el museo y la universidad. Javier Fernández Vázquez
Practicar la experimentación en la relación antropología audiovisual / museo. Sara Sama Acedo
The new issue of Concreta, the research journal about image, dedicated to the project Cine por venir (“Cinema to come”), includes an article about Laav_: An experience of creation and social research in the educational department of a contemporary art museum. An image of the latest production of La Rara troupe, La humana perfecta, illustrates the cover. The presentation of the journal takes place on Thursday November 29 at the Filmoteca of Valencia, with Pere Portabella, Nuria Enguita Mayo (Concreta), Sonia Martínez (Cine por venir) and Sofía Asencio (Sociedad Doctor Alonso).
After screening at the Ethnographic Film Festival of Ecuador (Quito), Alcances (Cádiz), La Cabina (Valencia), LAN- Audiovisual Festival Obrero (Bilbao) and Etnovideográfica (Zamora), you can watch the film on Filmin platform.
LAAV_ 18 Meeting. Museums and University. Researching in an hibrid area.
23 – 24 de noviembre 2018.
Unos encuentros para pensar las relaciones posibles entre la Universidad y el Museo, con la intención de imaginar un espacio común, abierto a la experimentación y a la participación ciudadana.
Acceder al programa y documentación de los encuentros.