Update September 2009

NIKA BOHINC (September 27, 1979 – September 1, 2009)
ALEXIS TIOSECO (February 11, 1981 – September 1, 2009)


“The Letter I Would Love To Read To You In Person”



STILL (2009, 7 mins, 8 secs) made for the collective French film (still to be named) to protest the filmmaker Joachim Gatti losing his eye when a policeman shot him with a flashball. Proposed by Nicole Brenez

Elsewhere (currently being edited)

Upcoming screenings

CARGO at the Art School of Zürich presented by Patrick Huber September 25 2009

Border screening at the Jeu de Paume Museum, Paris as part of the programme “La frontera infinita” running in parallel to the Agusti Centelles exhibition
Saturday 5 and Wednesday 16 September 2009

Border will show in the programme “Nocturnes” this autumn as part of Scott MacDonald’s film series at Hamilton College, NY

Border will be shown in the “Atelier: Lecture d’image” part of the “Rendez-vous Thématique Exil / Migrations” at the Festival A NOUS DE VOIR – Science et cinéma, 19-29 november Oullins, France.
The Atelier will focus on Border, Qu’ils reposent en révolte (Sylvain George), Mirages (Olivier Dury), L’Europe après la pluie (Jérémy Gravayat), Barcelone ou la mort (Idrissa Guid)
Saturday 28 November 2009

Border will be shown in the next “Les Ateliers de l’Histoire Contemporaine” whose theme is “Les exilés politiques dans l’Europe du 20ème Siècle.” Organised by “Europe de la Mémoire” in Saint Estève, France (14th-17 January 2010)
Screening of Border : Saturday 16 January 20h. followed by a round table 

Border will be shown in the programme “Scott MacDonald presents: Documentary and the Avant-Garde”  at Union Docs, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, US, December 2009  (Saturday, December 12 – 7:30pm:

Recent screenings of Border and CARGO include: the National Gallery of Art Washington; Cinema du Reel, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Rotonde des Arts, Abidjan, Ivory Coast (Workshop of Ursula Biemann); AMSpace, Shanghai, China (Workshop of Petra Johnson); Les Yeux dans Le Monde, Paris, France; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; University of California, Santa Barbara; University at Buffalo, NY; Anthology Film Archives, New York; an installation at The University Museum and Art Gallery of the University of Hong Kong.

Current Articles and Publications

George Didi-Huberman’s new book “Survivance des Lucioles”, which takes as a point of departure Pier Paolo Pasolini’s famous 1975 text on the disappearance of the firefly and Dante’s and Giorgio Agamben’s writings on light and “the destruction of experience” includes closing pages about Border published by Editions de Minuit, France on 8 October 2009

Eva Kuhn’s paper “Border” – the videographic traces by Laura Waddington as a cinematographic memorial” from the conference at Basel University is now available on this website in English and German

The doors not taken: the narrative pleasure of visual art by Koon Yee-wan, Muse Issue 30 July 2009 Hongkong

Upcoming Publications

The book “Le cinéma critique. De l’argentique au numérique, voies et formes de l’objection visuelle” edited by Nicole Brenez and Bidhan Jacobs and which includes the text “La voix petite, fragile, inachevee” by Laura Waddington will be published by Publications de la Sorbonne, France