Alexandre Klinke's MFA Project: Playback Head

Multichannel Audio/Video Installation | FREE
Opening: Sept 8: 4 – 8PM
Exhibition: Sept 9 – 12: 12 – 5PM | Sept 13: 12 – 8PM | Sept 14: 12 – 6PM
Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre | SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Film Screening | FREE
Sept 14: 7PM
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema | SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Assembled from footage collected over a period of fifty years, Alexandre Klinke's Playback Head is a cryptic and compelling audiovisual journey that considers the transience of time, the bonds of family, and the experience of (im)migration. Comprised of a multichannel audio/video installation and a short film, this work combines images shot on analogue and digital media in Brazil, Canada, and countries in Europe and South America with a collage of evocative soundscapes and experimental music. It is a synesthetic depiction of past events – recollections of childhood, traveling, and different homes.

The exhibition of a graduating project represents the culmination of a candidate’s studies, and is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts.

We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work within the unceded, ancestral and traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.

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