Feb. 19, 2020
LAB: Transactions, boundaries and hybrids
Project development workshop
In contemplating her body of work, the artist and director Salomé Lamas compels the audience to explore new areas in non-fiction cinema.
In LAB, crosscutting themes presented in projects of different lengths and that test the apparent boundaries between cinema and the visual arts are discussed; issues around representation of memory and storytelling through images, are explored as well as fundamental, formal and technical practices of audiovisual.
Key words: The origin of film ideas, project coaching, funding and coproduction channels, project dossier, festivals, workshops and distribution, working methodologies in the development process for an audiovisual work.
Number of hours: 10h
Dates: February 18 and 19
Schedule: 17:00 a 21:00 h
Price: 20 €
Venue: Emilia Coranty, 16, 08018 Barcelona
Participants profile: Students and former students of audiovisual communication, film and visual arts; young professionals of related fields and general public with an interest in the field will be considered.
The participants should provide a personal or collective project that they intend to develop during the workshop. Any stage of development will be accepted. Fiction projects will also be considered.
Equipment provided by the participant: Laptop, other equipment that they find pertinent for workshop.
Application: Interested applicants should submit a short presentation, up to three pages maximum, of the project that they intend to development during the workshop.
Bio note of the applicant
Synopsis or a treatment (if available)
Intention note (or motivation note)
Artist statement (optional)
Supporting materials such as research materials, online links, audiovisual materials (teasers, images, photos, rough cuts, sound clips) can be included.
Facilitator: Salomé Lamas (Lisbon) studied cinema in Lisbon and Prague, visual arts in Amsterdam and is a Ph.D candidate in contemporary art studies in Coimbra. Her work has been screened both in art venues and film festivals such as Berlinale, BAFICI, Museo Arte Reina Sofia, FIAC, MNAC – Museu do Chiado, DocLisboa, Cinema du Réel, Visions du Réel, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Harvard Film Archive, Museum of Moving Images NY, Jewish Museum NY, Fid Marseille, Arsenal Institut fur film und videokunst, Viennale, Culturgest, CCB - Centro Cultural de Belém, Hong Kong FF, Museu Serralves, Tate Modern, CPH: DOX, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Genève, Bozar , Tabakalera, ICA London, TBA 21 Foundation, Mostra de São Paulo, CAC Vilnius, MALBA, FAEMA, SESC São Paulo, MAAT, La Biennale di Venezia Architettura, among others. Lamas was granted several fellowships such as the Gardner Film Study Center Fellowship – Harvard University, The Rockefeller Foundation – Bellagio Center, Brown Foundation – Dora Maar House, Fundación Botín, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Sundance, Bogliasco Foundation, The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD. She collaborates with Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Elias Querejeta Zine Eskola. She collaborates with the production company O Som e a Fúria and is represented by Galeria Miguel Nabinho and Kubikgallery.