»In the late summer hours, Aoki Sadako tends to her flowering garden. Before nightfall, she returns to the temporary residency where she was evacuated to in Iwaki City, Fukushima.«
Life seems restored to a strange normality. But a spell of uncertainty casts a simmering doubt everywhere.
Acoustic-visual fireworks of flowers staged as a stroboscopic tale of transformation, survival, resilience and protest in the face of toxicity.
Ana Vaz is an artist and film-maker who uses film as an instrument. Composed as filmic poems, her work explores regions and events that are plagued by the ever-present consequences of internal and external forms of colonialism and their impact on land, humans and other-than-human forms of life. Expanding on her film work, Vaz also finds expression in writing and installations.
Films by Ana Vaz (Selection)
Pseudosphynx 2020 | 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird 2020 | Apiyemiyekî? 2020 | Atomic Garden 2018 | Amazing Fantasy 2018 | Amérika: Bay of Arrows 2016 | Há Terra! 2016 | A Film, Reclaimed 2015 | Occidente 2015