Films by Pedro Barateiro

Films by Pedro Barateiro
16/05/2015
Schedule: 
16:00
Body: 

 

Two of Pedro Barateiro’s films We Belong to Other People When We’re Outside and Feitiço/Spell will be screened at the museum’s auditorium on 16 May, at 16h00. The admission is free.

 

Feitiço/Spell, 2013
Video (16 mm film transcribed to DVD), 4:3, sound;
11 minutes 45 seconds

The film is made from footage filmed outside and inside the Casa de Vidro (Glass House) in São Paulo (Brazil), built in 1951 by Lina Bo Bardi to be her home. There is footage of theatre scenarios made in the Museu do Teatro (Theatre Museum) in Lisbon and also footage made from photographs taken to one of the São Tomé e Príncipe amateur theatre tchiloli groups. The crioule word tchiloli is synonym for theatre. The main themes for these plays are betrayal and equality in law. The text Pedro Barateiro has written for the film its read by singer and songwriter Lula Pena.

 

We Belong to Other People When We're Outside, 2013
Video HD, 16:9, colour, sound; 19 minutes 43 seconds

This film, shown for the first time at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, in 2013, is built around two objects, a letter written by the Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi to Jim Ede and the painting Composition (1936) by Portuguese artist Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Pedro Barateiro produces a timeline of artworks that weaves a visual narrative between these three figures while exploring the evolving meanings of modernism.

Films by Pedro Barateiro
16/05/2015
Schedule: 
16:00
Body: 

 

Two of Pedro Barateiro’s films We Belong to Other People When We’re Outside and Feitiço/Spell will be screened at the museum’s auditorium on 16 May, at 16h00. The admission is free.

 

Feitiço/Spell, 2013
Video (16 mm film transcribed to DVD), 4:3, sound;
11 minutes 45 seconds

The film is made from footage filmed outside and inside the Casa de Vidro (Glass House) in São Paulo (Brazil), built in 1951 by Lina Bo Bardi to be her home. There is footage of theatre scenarios made in the Museu do Teatro (Theatre Museum) in Lisbon and also footage made from photographs taken to one of the São Tomé e Príncipe amateur theatre tchiloli groups. The crioule word tchiloli is synonym for theatre. The main themes for these plays are betrayal and equality in law. The text Pedro Barateiro has written for the film its read by singer and songwriter Lula Pena.

 

We Belong to Other People When We're Outside, 2013
Video HD, 16:9, colour, sound; 19 minutes 43 seconds

This film, shown for the first time at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, in 2013, is built around two objects, a letter written by the Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi to Jim Ede and the painting Composition (1936) by Portuguese artist Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Pedro Barateiro produces a timeline of artworks that weaves a visual narrative between these three figures while exploring the evolving meanings of modernism.