Screening followed by a discussion with: Anahita Norouzi (artist) & Rachel Berger (Associate Professor of History, Concordia University)
For the fourth consecutive year, articule is proud to collaborate with SAVAC to present Monitor 10: South Asian Experimental Film & Video. The Monitor series is an annual program of videos and short films showcasing new and innovative works by artists from Canada and abroad. This year, Monitor 10 flips around the concept of melodrama, presenting works from performance videos, to reality television and observational documentary.
For the last decade, SAVAC’s (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) annual experimental film and video program, Monitor: South Asian Experimental Film + Video, has carved out a unique place in Canada. It has held a steady engagement with an international community of artists, curators and critics, and has initiated dialogues around the shifting nature of South Asian politics, economies and landscape through artists’ film and video.
Shai Heredia is a filmmaker and curator of film art. In 2003, she founded Experimenta, the international festival for experimental cinema in India that has become a significant forum for artists’ film and video. She has curated experimental film programs at film festivals and art venues worldwide, including the Berlinale, Germany and the Tate Modern London. She has been a grant maker with the India Foundation for the Arts, and also teaches at Srishti College of Art, Design and Technology. Heredia lives and works in Bangalore.