Plastic Limits - For the Projection of Other Architectures
by Rosa Barba, 2021, 15''

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film     Presented at the 15th edition of Lo schermo dell'arte, 2021

Made for the artist’s solo show for the reopening of the Neue Nationalgalerie (Berlin) in 2021, the film is structured as a dialogue with the Mies van der Rohe building that houses it, shot during its renovation. The work explores the museum’s interiors and exteriors, also in relation to other Berlin buildings, opening a new vision on the intangible components of architecture such as duration, transparency and the relationship with the bodies that inhabit it.

Rosa Barba
(Agrigento 1972, lives and works in Berlin) creates site-specific installations and interventions to analyze the ways in which cinema articulates space, placing the work and the viewer in a new relationship. Her cinematographic works are placed between the experimental documentary and the fictional narrative, introducing performative elements. They often focus on natural landscapes and human interventions on the environment and explore the relationship between historical documents, personal anecdotes and cinematographic representation, creating spaces of memory and uncertainty.

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