Word for forest
From Copenhagen’s botanical garden to the immensity of the Mexican forest, artist Pia Rönicke wanders around and stoops down: black and white, sometimes in color, she’s filming leaves. Ferns, herbaceous, tree leaves, all of these draw a landscape whose traced lines are as fine as they are diverse. Just written on the images, sometimes, spoken off camera; otherwise, we learn the proper nouns of each of these universes. « Forest of symbols… », would have suggested Baudelaire; here metaphor dwells in literality. (JPR)
Original version : spanish
Subtitles : english.
Photography : Matilda Mester.
Editing : Pia Rönicke.
Sound : Jochen Jezussek.
With : Felipe Hernández.
Production : Pia Rönicke.
Filmography : The Cloud Document, 2017. Notes on MB, 2014. Facing – A Usual Story from a Nameless Country, 2008. Rosa´s Letters, Telling a Story, 2006.
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