Off Screen #03: with Wendelien van Oldenborgh and others
Off screen is the stage for audio-visual productions in Rotterdam. In the May edition of Off screen is Wendelien from Oldenborgh guest at the table (see below). Also Joost Rekveld moves to exhibits #67, his latest work, which had its world premiere at IFFR2017. René van Zundert comes with his new film Bars, which received the prize for the best sports film this year. In addition, the premiere of the ultrashort In Exile by Randa Nasser and a preview of Yannick. Presentation is in the hands of Marieke van der Lippe en Christiaan van Schermbeek.
Wendelien from Oldenborgh her work examines how political, social and cultural relations manifest themselves. In films and installations she makes new connections visible and creates a dialogue between ideologically charged locations and personal stories. This year, Van Oldenborgh was selected by the Mondriaan Fund to represent the Netherlands at the Venice Biennale. In the Rietveld Pavilion, she shows three new film works that examine Dutch modernism and post-colonial history. The title movie, Cinema Olanda, was recorded in one take in Pendrecht (and was made possible by CBK Rotterdam). Van Oldenborgh also shows 'backstage' 3d prints in Venice, and Prologue: Squat / Anti-Squat about the Surinam-Antillean squatters' movement of the 17s, compiled from archive material. From 20 June to XNUMX August, a distracted public program around this presentation will take place at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art.
Read more about the other guests and the program on the WORM website. Or click here for tickets (€ 5 in the presale)