BIO-FICTION Science Art Film Festival (Screening/Panel)
Where science meets art, design and film.
The BIO·FICTION Science Art Film Festival is one of a kind: It’s a creative and boundary-crossing event with a program filled to the brim with content exploring cutting-edge emerging sciences – in the present, but also in possible futures.
This excellent screening program brings together stunning international short works that embrace science, design, architecture, technology, engineering and many other disciplines in a unique environment of actual practice and contextual discussion through XR:WA.
On show and followed by a panel discussion are:
Dir: Frédéric Plasman | 9mins | Belgium
Alone in front of her reflection in a collapsing world, someone desperate,feeling unfairly discredited, is going to end it all. But who is she and why?
Dir: Tim Grabham | 7mins | UK
Brain Computer Interface (BCI) to help locked in patients to play musical instruments.
Dir: Andrei Thutat Ungur | 15mins | Romania
“Reboot” is the story of a lonesome man suffering from depression and obsessive regrets about the past who chooses to erase his memory in order to restart his life and get a second chance at living a normal life.
Adam & Eve Mk II
Dir: Sebastian Kuder | 4mins | UK
In a post-apocalyptic future, human memories from the now-extinct species homo sapiens are loaded into the artificial brain of a robot.
Dir: Victor Alonso-Berbel | 14mins | US
For Wanda and Zach, Future Families is a lifetime opportunity: a virtual parenting system that gives their baby access to a better life, but they soon realize this technology may come at a higher cost.
Dir: Valentin Riedl & Frédéric Schuld | 5mins | Germany
As a child, Carlotta didn’t expect the people around here to have faces. She even doesn’t recognize her own face, and years later, she learns about a rare, untreatable deficit of her brain. It was art, after all, that offered her a way to finally recognize herself.
Dir: Lupashko Alexandra | 4mins | Russian Federation
The future has come, but some would like to stay in the past.
Dir: Javier Ideami | 12mins | Spain
Two sisters try to outsmart each other as they attempt to figure out why and which one of them is a robot and will be sent away by their father after their mother’s death.
Mind Mightier than Might
Dir: Jalal Ud Din Baba | 7mins | India
Aamir Hussain Lone, is a determined world-class cricketer without arms, who after an accident managed to overcome the physical constraints without technology but through observation, willpower and training.
BIO-FICTION Science Art Film Festival (Screening/Talk)
$10 Public / Delegates Free
Date: Saturday December 5, 2020
Venue: State Library of WA
Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, Western Australia