The Poetics of Fragility: A film by Lata Mani & Nicolás Grandi
Join MOA for a film screening of the transmedia project, The Poetics of Fragility—a video contemplation on the texture, vitality and aesthetics of fragility. The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker, Nicolás Grandi.
The Poetics of Fragility is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the texture, vitality and aesthetics of fragility. It interweaves stories of bodily frailty with optical vignettes of nature’s delicacy to reclaim fragility as intrinsic to existence, not something to be bemoaned or overcome. The film is conceived as a videocontemplation: a way to explore the audiovisual medium as a sensuous tool for social inquiry with a philosophical impulse. The project unfolds into an artist book, a website and currently it´s taking shape as an art installation which includes live performances.
Nicolás Grandi is a filmmaker, transdisciplinary artist, researcher and educator based in Buenos Aires.
When: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | 3:30 – 5 pm
Where: MOA’s Community Lounge
Cost: Free and open to the public