Eastern Tapes

Research, Documentary

Description

Exploring modern architecture in Eastern Europe.

Credits

Director: Sebastian Vargas
Producer: Marie Mayoly

Eastern Tapes - © Kairos Studio

Documentary, 3 Channel video, 2015-2019

A documentary series exploring and portraying the modernist architecture of Eastern Europe.

(...) On the screens, the movement of the cameras blurs the notions of space and time, crosses four countries of the former Soviet bloc - architectural objects become characters within a modernist utopia that is no more. The dynamics of elevation, in the filmic image as in the architectural gesture, plants these brutalist sculptures in a landscape thought for another reality, which today seems frozen. (...)

Camille Kaiser, co-curator and co-founder of Espace 3353
Exhibited at Espace 3353 (Geneva), 2018

Eastern Tapes - © Kairos Studio
Eastern Tapes - © Kairos Studio
Eastern Tapes - © Kairos Studio

Exploring modern architecture in Eastern Europe.

Director: Sebastian Vargas
Producer: Marie Mayoly

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