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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Lucile Desamory – Télé Réalité 

10:00 am -12:00 am film screening
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm guest talk

BCB Faculty member Isabell Spengler is hosting a screening and talk with director and performer Lucile Desamory as part of her course:  "Far-feeling: Telepathic Improvisations and Expanded Cinema."

Desamory's film Télé Réalité  is about three Congelese producers that are planning a reality TV show about the carnival in Belgium. Hawaly, their Burundian show-runner is supposed to prepare the shooting in Belgium effectively but her Belgian colleague is too busy with the supernatural. 

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Lucile Desamory is interested in the frontiers of perception, in the „too much“, the falsified – in the spurned narratives. This interest in marginal phenomena always requires to change the medium. She uses painting, drawing, embroidery, collage, photography, film, and her voice. She combines these techniques into larger webs such as installations, films, radio plays and live performances like for instance in the installation “Wild Inconsistency”, Beaufort Triennale 2015, the film ABRACADABRA 2013 Tate Modern and Anthology Film Archive NYC, in the radio plays and the performance Asteroseismology 2018 with Sabine Ercklentz and Margareth Kammerer. Many projects are created as collaborations. She has just finished her second feature film “Télé Réalité” a collaboration with two filmmakers from DR Congo, Glodie Mubikay and Gustave Fundi, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival.
Lucile Desamory lives and works in Berlin.

Contact information:  i.spengler@berlin.bard.edu

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