Secret Journeys

From the EMST Collection

Athens Conservatoire

The Screening program titled Secret Journeys presents 6 videos from the EMST collection with themes coming out of traveling, searching and wandering in a physical or mental space. Contact with nature or another culture as well as the experience of travel itself become motives for observations and revelations.

Works:

  • Sophie Calle & Gregory Shephard, Double – blind, 1992, Colour videotape with sound, Duration 75’58”
  • Shelly Silver, Suicide, 2003, Colour videotape with sound, Duration 70′
  • Bill Viola, Hatsu Yume (First Dream), 1981, Colour videotape with sound, Duration 56′
  • Gary Hill, Incidence of Catastrophe, 1987-1988, Colour videotape with sound, Duration 43’51”
  • Vito Acconci, The Red Tapes, 1976, 3 Videotapes (Common Knowledge, Duration 40’04”, Local Color, Duration 57’23”, Time Lag, Duration 44′), Total duration 141’27, Black and white with sound
  • Martha Rosler, Secrets From the Street: No Disclosure, 1980, Colour videotape with sound, Duration 12’15”

Curated by Stamatis Schizakis