Timo Wright’s Ex Nihilo (2017) will be screened at Slamdance Film Festival, held in Park City, Utah, from January 19–25. The festival is a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking self governed. Slamdance marks the world festival premiere for the single channel version of Ex Nihilo; a three-channel installation version was included in the selection of 2017 IDFA DocLab.
The screenings of Ex Nihilo at Slamdance take place on Saturday, January 20, at 16:00, and on Wednesday, January 24, at 20:15.
Ex Nihilo is an experimental short documentary about life, death and our attempts to control them. It tells the stories of an advanced humanoid robot, a cryonics facility, where brains of deceased are held and of a seed vault, where crop seed from around the world are kept frozen.
Timo Wright is a photographer and media artist based in Helsinki, Finland. Wright has graduated with MA degree from the Aalto University School of Art and Design in Helsinki in 2012. He has participated in domestic and international exhibitions since the early 2000s including Gallery Forum Box in Helsinki (2014), Helsinki Art Museum’s Kluuvi Gallery (2013), Photographic Gallery Hippolyte (2008) as well as festivals such as Japan Media Arts Festival in Tokyo and Stuttgarter Filmwinter in Germany (2014).
Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, 19.1.–25.1.2018
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