A presentation by Deborah Shaw and a film by Barbara Marcel followed by a conversation moderated by Paz Guevara
Transnational Performances of Disobedience
Presentation by Deborah Shaw
Humo sobre los humedales
Barbara Marcel, Chile/Germany, 2021,109 Min. Spanish with English subtitles
Conversation with Barbara Marcel and Deborah Shaw, moderated by Paz Guevara
Drawing on the performance Un violador en tu camino by the Chilean feminist theater collective LasTesis, Deborah Shaw's presentation analyzes performances of disobedience in Chilean and transnational contexts. Following the work of environmentalists and communicators involved in social movements in the city of Concepción, the film Humo sobre los humedales(Smoke over wetlands) portrays the role of women in the uprising that took to the streets of Santiago and all the cities of Chile between October and December 2019. After the screening Marcel and Shaw will enter into conversation with Paz Guevara. This event is held in collaboration with PROTAGONISTAS: Resistance • Feminisms • Revolution, a Festival by HAU Hebbel am Ufer and takes place in dialogue with Knowledge Ties #3: Amor Rojo on 26 June. (BFKF)
Deborah Shaw is Professor of Film and Screen Studies at the University of Portsmouth, and Research Lead for the School of Film, Media and Communication. Her research interests include transnational film theory, Latin American cinema, film and migration, and screen studies and gender and sexuality, and she has published widely in these areas.
Barbara Marcel is (b. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is an artist, filmmaker and researcher interested in the cultural roots of nature, in the epistemological crossroads between Brazil and Germany, and in the various colonialities that to this day extractively pervade the territory of Latin America. She has been living in Berlin since 2009 and is currently one of the 13 Berlin Artistic Research Grant Program Fellows 2022-23.