Here are some highlights from the world of TWOM in 2019.
- Analogue films made with The Weight of Mountains were screened with Melbourne’s 16mm film collective, Artist Film Workshop alongside films from the National Film and Sound Archive (Maya Deren, Sakumi Hagiwara, Robert Morris). See the full event program here: http://www.artistfilmworkshop.org/the-weight-of-mountains
- Tessa Rex exhibited artworks produced in the Yukon residency (2018) at PhotoAccess, Canberra, more here: https://www.tessarex.com/boreal/
- Jean-Jacques Martinod screened the 16mm print of his film Grabados Del Ojo Nocturno (filmed between TWOM residency in Morocco and his home in Ecuador) at PRISME#2 festival, Nantes, France. Sadly the print is on stand-by to screen in San Francisco for Light Field Festival amidst coronavirus precautions and cancellations.
- Morgan Tams worked with acclaimed Canadian documentary maker Nettie Wild and others on the curation and presentation of the Nature of Media conference, an annual week-long gathering of media makers who use art to drive social change. Learn more here: www.natureofmedia.org
- Yu Araki slayed 2019, presenting at the Future Generation Art Prize for the 58th Venice Biennale with ‘The Last Dance’, as well as at International Film Festival Rotterdam with his film, ‘Fuel’. As well as works shown at Shiseido Gallery Tokyo and Art Sonje Centre, Seoul.
- Rob Lau has been working on a documentary film last July around logging in the Solomon Islands, which screened for the United Nations.
… Many alumni kicked goals over 2019-2020. More information on TWOM alumni and their work can be found under the RESIDENCIES tab above.
Unfortunately, amidst the CoViD-19 pandemic the 2020 TWOM Residency is postponed until further notice.