Nur met Cinemaissí, the Latin American Film Festival

Cinemaissí is a Latin American film festival, held yearly in Helsinki. It lasts around a week and it organizes mostly the screening of films and documentaries from Spanish and Latin American directors. A MAIN TOPIC  There is always a main topic. During the 2016 edition, for example, the main subject was the legitimations of the…

The film club: “La Chinoise” by Jean Luc Godard (1967) Eng/Ita

The film club arranged the last meeting before summer on May 3rd. The movie discussed was deeply tough and wryly conceived: we talked about the masterpiece post recognised by Jean-Luc Godard entitled “La Chinoise”, 1967. THE FILM  The low-budget film, shot in the interlude of Godard’s apartment, is an adaptation by Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘s novel, The…

Third Space, Runo-Koe: Surrealism, Territory and Dreams (eng/Ita)

Third Space is a nice little spot dedicated to contemporary and visual arts placed in the heart of Helsinki. The curator, the Mexican Rosa Maria Bolom, kindly welcomed and told us what this project “Runo-Koe” was about. Third Space is surely a small room but it encloses a huge power to show art. When you…

The Film Club III: Freaks by Tod Browning

It is surely not my pleasant diversion regarding and analyzing “negative” and “shocking” times through film history, but I think it is a must. In fact, on the last film club March 22 , 2017, at the Temporary Space in Helsinki, we gathered to “dive in the past” to understand what might have ever happened. It…

Renick Bell: “Think about the algorithms in your life and who controls them”

When thinking of the word “algorithm”, it’s easy to relate it to a deterministic context in which everything is under control, procedural and artificial. For some this term may also sound unfamiliar and intimidating but for Renick Bell the algorithms… sound! Computer musician, programmer and teacher living in Tokyo, Renick Bell dedicates to a practice…