Nostalgia for the Light

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Whow the Atacama Desert in Chili in November 2015. This desert is also the landscape to explore like an archive of forgotten memories hidden in the earth, missing persons and connecting point to the stars and distant gallaxies in Patricio Guzman's beautiful documentary Nostagia for the Light (2010). See the trailer below. 


Trailer "Nostalgia for the Light" from One World Romania on Vimeo.

Chantal Akerman

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So sad Chantal Akerman is no longer among us. Here's her debut film, with hindsite very premonitious. See for warm commorations of this great filmmaker Filmstudies for Free. My obituary in Dutch can be read in De Filmkrant and in PDF.

Your brain My Brain

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Your brain my brain from Ivo Bol on Vimeo. Awesome live EEG performance by Alberto Novello and Ivo Bol, translating the brainwaves of the performers into sound and laser control. See at the Compagie Theater Amsterdam, 17 October 2015 as part of teh Amsterdam Dance Event. Performers Anne-May De Lijser and Stefano Taiuti. In collaboration with the Amsterdam Brain Mind Project/UvA and VU.


Fragmentation - a brainwave-controlled performance (EXTENDED PROMO) from jestern on Vimeo. And a very touching performance by Alberto Novello in this video. A modern Bacon painting, struggling with all entities.

The Magic of Cinema to Unlock one Man's Coma-bound World

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An Alfred Hitchcock filmhelped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling. Read this amazing story on the BBC website

Histories of Violence

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Brad Evans' insightful website Histories of Violence for explorations of all dimensions of violence.

Dance of the Neurons

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Jody Oberfelder's wonderful Dance of the Neurons on Vimeo