And the moral of the story is... (Part 2)
Curated by Zoë Gray
March 18-20 (see times below)
An extract from the eponymous non-stop film program that took place Feb. 4-7, 2010, as part of the year-long Morality project at Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam.
With films/videos by: Guy Ben-Ner, Olaf Breuning, Sunah Choi, Martha Colburn, Joost Conijn, Stefan Constantinescu, Chto Delat, Cyprien Gaillard, Ivan Grubanov, Renzo Martens, Valerie Mrejen, Ciprian Muresan, Chim Pom, Julika Rudelius, Deborah Stratman, Pilvi Takala, Stefanos Tsivopoulos, Wendelien van Oldenborgh
Thursday, March 18: 7-9 pm
From Flaneur to Outlaw
Presenting a range of characters on the margins of society, these films focus on people who deliberately abdicate themselves from moral responsibility, from the repressive framework of moral norms, as an act of rebellion or defiance.
Friday, March 19: 7-9 pm
The Burden of History
History is usually written by the winners, which can lead to an over-simplification of moral choices and positions. Without lapsing into apologist or revisionist sentiments the films in this section explore the moral complexity of the past and the way that it is represented today.
Saturday, March 20: 3-5 pm
The All-Seeing Eye
Looking at questions of surveillance, visibility, safety and voyeurism, these films explore the power and the role of the Media in shaping our attitudes to morality. They also refer to film itself and ultimately to the moral role of the artist and filmmaker.
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apexart's exhibitions and public programs are supported in part by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., The William Talbott Hillman Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.
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