Sabina Suru
Romania/Germany, 2020
5 min.

The choreography of simple, undulating gestures of a few pairs of hands goes through the blurry images of faulty technologies.

Cinema was born technologically unstable, a poor child of the old imperfect history of industrialization. But its mistakes are forgotten, as the new purpose of technology turns out to be anti-human perfection, one without a past and that aims for the future. Sabina Suru’s film comes as a respiro to such a state of affairs: choreographing a pair of hands in simple, undulating movements, familiar to all of us, the artist inserts more and more “mistakes” into the images, passing them from one blurring effect to another. Because if everything would’ve been in 4K, then we wouldn’t have seen anything anymore. (Călin Boto, BIEFF 2022)

Date and Location

1st of October, 21:00, Cinemateca Eforie


Premii și festivaluri

Sabina Suru

Sabina Suru is a multimedia artist and cultural manager, based in Bucharest. Throughout her professional practice, she has built on the relation between visual arts (silver-based, alternative and experimental photography, photo-object, holography, interactive or participatory installation) and scientific practices (optics, physics, chemistry), as a basis for innovating how we look at, relate to and develop art and culture. In 2019, she co-founded Qolony, an NGO for art & science projects, followed by Marginal, in 2022, with a wider focus toward participatory and tech-based approaches. She collaborates with artists and practitioners from various fields, such as science research, contemporary dance or speculative research.

  • Technical sheet
  • MUSIC: Monocube
  • EDITING: Andrei Tudose
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN: Robin Cracknell

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