Insurrection: The “Most Controversial Film Ever Made” by Andrés Serrano

Combining poignant historical footage of the past 150 years; news segments from the past five years; and dozens of first-person recordings posted to online forums like Parler, Insurrection by Andrés Serrano is an unflinchingly graphic narrative film that chronicles the events culminating on January 6, 2021. “I don’t want to brag, but I think this is one of the most violent and controversial movies ever made”, said the artist.

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Artists, News

Art in the Anthropocene: What Can Art Do Against Climate Change?

By Sybaris Collection

In 2015, writers and researches Heather Davis and Etienne Turpin wrote the famous book Art in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Aesthetics, Politics, Environments and Epistemologies in which they proposed to understand the geologic epoch of the Anthropocene from an aesthetic point of view by exploring the relationship between contemporary art and knowledge production in an era of ecological crisis. Six years from it publication, issues around climate change and ecological crisis not only have increased but becomeing even more urgent to talk about.

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Kim Ki-Duk: The Painter Becoming Filmmaker

By Sybaris

It isn’t a common place to say that Kim Ki-Duk (Chungyangmyeon, 1960 – Riga, 2020) was one of the most interesting, controversial, and singural filmmakers of our times. His particular treatment of the moving image reveals the deepness of his gaze, particularly in the way he looked the life both as an imagen and as complex narrative in which the most complex essences of the human being are hidden.

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