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Projections: Chto Delat: Border Musical

April 28, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium
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Chto Delat, still from Border Musical, 2013. HD Video, 49 minutes. Kadist Art Foundation.

Russian collective Chto Delat (What is to be done?) makes deftly critical and humorous projects that merge political theory, art, and activism. Border Musical tells the story of the Russian Tanja as she abandons everything she knows to live with her son and new husband Ola in Norway. A recurring cast of dramatic, comical and performative characters help Ola and Tanja as they negotiate their at times significant cultural differences to live an acceptable Norwegian life. (2013, 49 min.)

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Projections screens feature-length and short-form films and videos by established and emerging contemporary artists. A. Will Brown, curatorial assistant of contemporary art, introduces the program. Opportunity for discussion follows the screening.

Upcoming Projections screening: May 12

Co-sponsored by the RISD Museum, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Film, Animation + Video department, and Brown University’s department of Modern Culture and Media. Support for Projections is provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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