The International Festival of Films on Art - 39TH Edition from March 16 to 28, 2021

Boomerang

Canada | 2019 | 7 min
French
Director: Nayla Dabaji
Categories :
FIFA Experimental
 

Synopsis

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North American Premiere

Contemplating the sea, the artist recalls a conversation with a friend, in the mountains, at dawn. Images and events come to the surface, delayed and trapped behind the screen of a news broadcast.

Directors

Nayla Dabaji

Beirut-born artist Nayla Dabaji currently lives and works in Montreal. She studied fine arts in Lebanon and media arts in Quebec. Her projects combine a variety of practices ranging from photography, installation and video art to art intervention and writing. Her video work has been presented at l’Imagier Art Center (Gatineau, 2019), Dazibao (Montreal, 2017) and at several festivals, including Les Instants Vidéo (Marseille, France, 2019, 2015, 2014), Les Percéides (Percé, 2018), FIFA (Montréal, 2017), Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma (Montreal, 2017) and Stuttgarter Filmwinter (Stuttgart, Germany, 2015). In addition to her solo practice, she works in collaboration with Ziad Bitar. Their visual art creations have been shown at various art spaces, such as Espace Libre (Biel, Switzerland, 2016), Vu Photo (Quebec City, 2013), Gertrude Contemporary (Melbourne, 2012), Artsonje Center (Seoul, 2011) and Townhouse Gallery (Cairo, 2009).

Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Filmography | Boomerang (2019) ; Km.0 (2017) ; out of the corner of my eye (2015) ; Rumeurs/Rumors (2015) ; Intervalle/Interval (2014)

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