Enlightened by Oblivion

Thursday, August 3 – 11:00 – 12:30 P.M.
Auditorio – CCBorges-UNTREF
Simultaneous Translation
Keynote Speaker: Andrés Di Tella
Presented by: Tomás Crowder-Taraborrelli


Based on examples from his own work, the filmmaker explores different uses of materials labelled as “found”: anonymous photographs, old news shows, recycled television shows, and found footage. The “found” materials, almost by definition, had to be lost previously: illuminated by forgetfulness. In the discarding, in the abandonment, there is an insubordinate energy, an unexpected illumination that cannot be found in that which is deliberate, in what was searched for and found. In this sense, even ones own material can become “found” material. This talk features unreleased materials.