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Art as Film: Iaspis shortfilm screening, Umeå European Film Festival

Date: Saturday 25 November
Time: 4 pm
Place: Tagning, Folkets Bio Väven
Address: Västra Strandgatan 8A, Umeå, Sweden
Language: English

The artists Yafei Qi and Reynold Reynolds present their work and talk about art and film togheter with Anders Jansson from Skellefteå Museum. Every year Iaspis invite two international artists to work in Umeå, and this year they are Qi and Reynolds. Despite the fact that this two artists come from different continents, belong to different generations and are in different stages of their career, they have severeal common features as filmmakers. In their movies there is an absurb feeling that people cannot really understand each other or the enviroment in which they are located.

REYNOLD REYNOLDS (f. 1966) is an American artist and filmmaker.
YAFEI QI (b.1987) is a Chinese artist who lives and works in Bergen and Beijing.
FILMS (36 min): Reynold Reynolds: Seven Days ‘Til Sunday (1998, 7 min), Burn (2002, 10 min) samt Secret Life (2008, 10 min). Yafei Qi: Wearing the Fog (2016, 14 min) samt Life Tells Lies (2017, 12 min).

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In Umeå, Iaspis is run by Bildmuseet and the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University; Vita Kuben, Norrlandsoperan; the Verkligheten Gallery; Umeå Municipality and Museum Anna Nordlander in Skellefteå.

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