Call for entries | Punto de Vista 2023
THOSE THAT, AT A DISTANCE, RESEMBLE ANOTHER
Jessica Sarah Rinland. UK, Argentina, Spain. 2019. 67’
"Those That, at a Distance, Resemble Another" meditates upon the endless tactility of museological and ecological conservation, inviting reflection about forms of representation, replicas and embodiments of various materials, disciplines and institutions. Rinland reveals the fascinating work of a group of restoration artists; she is infected by the infinite patience of their practice and portrays long sequences of the preparation of molds and the imitation of textures, focusing on the reproduction of an elephant's ivory tusk.
Argentine-British artist filmmaker, Jessica Sarah Rinland has exhibited her work in galleries, film festivals and universities internationally including New York Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Mar del Plata, Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Edinburgh, Bloomberg New Contemporaries and Somerset House. She has won awards such as the first prize at Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento, Arts and Science Award at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and M.I.T's Schnitzer prize for excellence in the arts. Some of her residencies include the MacDowell Colony, Kingston University, Locarno Academy and Berlinale Talents. She is currently an associate artist at Somerset House Studios and a Film Studies Center fellow at Harvard University.