Belgian artist Louis de Cordier bought a piece of land above the snow level from Sierra Nevada mountains in Spain. De Cordier has now built an underground library and a seedbank for non-genetically modified plants. The location at a height of 2000 metres above sea level, small temperature fluctuation, and dry climate slow the erosion of time. The architecture of the buildings draws on the design language of the visionary American architect and theoretician Buckminster Fuller.
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English title / Time Capsule
Original title / Time Capsule
Keywords / nature, art, time, agriculture, darkness, light, trees, time travel, illusions, books, libraries, immigrants
Type / Single channel
Genre / Architecture and urban space, Environmental issues, Documentary
Country / Finland, Spain
Picture ratio / 2,35:1
Duration / 00:22:00
Language / English
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2016
Cast / Jan Ijäs (Cinematographer), Ville Piippo (Cinematographer), Matti Ahopelto (Composer), Jan Ijäs (Director), Jan Ijäs (Editor), Okku Nuutilainen (Editor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Piëtke Visser (Narrator), Jan Ijäs (Script), Jan Ijäs (Author), Karri Niinivaara (Sound Design), Louis de Cordier (Cast)