Un baile con Fred Abstrait

A Dance With Fred Abstrait

2o2o, 27’
Super-8mm, 100m, 18fps,
colour, silent
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(12-06-20) Taipei Contemporary
(28-08-20) Pesaro Film Festival
(04-10-20) Image Forum, Tokyo
(03-02-21) Facultad BBAA, Cuenca
(23-02-21) Blitz#34, Zumzeig, Barcelona
(02-06-21) (S8) Mostra de cinema periferico, A Coruña
(07-10-21) PIX Film Gallery
The film works as a prologue of Una película en color. Both are part of the same investigation process.
Seeking to explore the relationship between camera and room, between frame and window, the films are edited in-camera, in-room, thus, the order and length of the shots contained in each 50 feet film cartridge are preserved. Both the room and the window embody the isolation of light. Among other possibilities, Un baile con Fred Abstrait could be watched as an abstract room parody of a Fred Astaire’s musical comedy and Una película en color as a colour palette taken as a method