Traces, Imprints and Vital Gestures: Three Experimental Films

Traces, Imprints and Vital Gestures: Three Experimental Films

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Herb Alpert Award in the Arts Recipient Bani Khoshnoudi

Iranian-born Bani Khoshnoudi presents a program of recent experimental films: Sap (2022), Transit(s): Our Traces, Our Ruins (2016). Immigrating to the U.S. during the 1979 revolution, Khoshnoudi now splits her life between Mexico City and Paris. Her films, inhabited by displacement and uprooting, explore themes of exile, modernity, memory, and the invisible. The films dig into the layers, stories, and experiences related to global migrations, nomadism, and historical struggles for freedom. Her work has been shown at the Centre Pompidou and Fondation Cartier (Paris), Serralves Foundation (Porto, Portugal), Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC, Mexico City), and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Zagreb, Croatia), among others.

Presented in English and Spanish with English subtitles.

The in-person program includes the audio-visual lecture, Here and There: Minutes of the New Iranian Revolution, (commissioned by the Centre Pompidou in Paris) as well as a post-screening talk with Bani Khoshnoudi, moderated by Berenice Reynaud.