Screening

Sandnes 2160

Special screening and artist talk with Bjørn Melhus and Raphaele Shirley in person

Sandnes 2160 Special screening and artist talk with Bjørn Melhus and Raphaele Shirley in person | Events Calendar
Courtesy of Raphaele Shirley


Rest Of Queens

Museum of the Moving Image | 36-01 35 Avenue

Followed by a reception

Three film/video artists respond to the 150th anniversary of the town of Sandnes, Norway

Presented with support from the Royal Norwegian Consulate General

Sandnes 2160 is an hour-long film/video trilogy with works by three international artists, Gustav Deutsch, Bjørn Melhus, and Raphaele Shirley, responding to the city and region of Sandnes, Norway. The artists were asked to not produce “objective” documentaries, but instead to create entirely subjective fictions. Home movies, narrative fragments, dreamlike sequences, interviews with residents, and recordings from real locations offer new perspectives on the past, present, and future of Sandnes. Austrian filmmaker Gustav Deutsch, a master of found footage, works with home movies from the early days of cinematography to mobile phone movies. German-Norwegian media artist Bjørn Melhus creates a collage-style fictional time travel story. French-American multimedia artist Raphaele Shirley beautifully sculpts a visual landscape blending topographical maps, original footage, and animation.
Curated by Per Platou in Sandnes, Norway, and Elizabeth M. Grady in New York.

Produced by the KINOKINO Centre for Art and Film.