All That Is Solid
by Louis Henderson, 2014, 15'
COURTESY: the artist     

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film
Presented at Directing the Real. Artists’ Film and Video in the 2010s, 2017

A technographic study of e-recycling and neo-colonial mining filmed in the Agbogbloshie electronic waste ground in Accra and illegal gold mines of Ghana. The video constructs a mise-en-abyme as critique in order to dispel the capitalist myth of the immateriality of new technology – thus revealing the mineral weight with which the Cloud is grounded to its earthly origins.

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