Horrorism for Beginners, Beginners for Horrorism

Apr 23, 2015

Visiting filmmakers Juan David González Monroy and Anja Dornieden in attendance!
16mm screening and double projector live performance! 

On this occasion OJOBOCA offers its introductory film massage. “With our purpose-made device, our trained film masseuses will help you release your other self. Working directly on the invisible flesh, in four distinct movements, the sickness of light will be revealed.

A word of caution: This is a device that does not release pressure. This is a device that does not sooth, that does not relieve pain. This is a device that does not apply gentle massage. This is a device that does not ameliorate noise. This is a device that does not remember. This is a device that does not learn. This is a device that is always beginning, that does not know how to end. This device is like a sentient ocean whose behavior is beyond understanding.”

Screening Program

GENTE PERRA [2014, 16mm, 25 min, color/black & white, sound]

WOLKENSCHATTEN [2014, 16mm, 17 min, color, sound]

NOW I WANT TO LAUGH [2014, 16mm, 15 min, color, sound]

APOCALYPSE FOR YOU [2014, 16mm, 20 min, color, sound]

Anja Dornieden and Juan David González Monroy are filmmakers living and working in Berlin. Since 2010 they have been working together under the moniker OJOBOCA. Together they practice Horrorism, a simulated method of inner and outer transformation. Their work encompasses films, performances, installations and workshops. They have presented their work internationally in a wide variety of venues to a wide variety of audiences. They are currently members of the artist-run film lab LaborBerlin.

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