Exhibition
Beyond Les Rencontres Internationales, video and multimedia exhibitions are curated at the invitation of museums and art centres. They offer critical and progressive insight into areas with shifting boundaries, bringing together the aesthetic, social and political questions of our time, including issues related to changing modes of production and distribution.
Bienal Internacional de Arte SIART
La Paz, Bolivia | Oct. 11 to Nov. 11, 2016
Alliance Française, the Goethe Institute and the Cinenómada Foundation, with the support of the French-German Cultural Fund and the Institut français, invited the directors of Rencontres Internatonales Paris/Berlin as visual art and multimedia experts to be part of the Talentartes 2016 residency programme, and to curate the exhibition of the selected artists within the framework of the Biennial International art expo, SIART.
As an extension of this collaboration, the Cinenómada Foundation and its director, Juan Carlos Valdivia, invited the directors of Rencontres Internatonales as associate curators of the cinema section of the Biennial.
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Oct. 13 to Nov. 11, 2016 - Exhibition
Alianza Francesa Gallery
Cuerpos alterados
This exhibition gathers works by three young Bolivian artists, Serena Vargas, Nancy Cronen and Eloisa Larrea, chosen by Joaquin Sanchez, the artistic director of the Biennial International Art expo, SIART, and Jean-François Rettig, codirector of Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, following the 2016 Talentartes artist residency held in La Paz in May 2016. Talentartes is a project organized and funded by Alliance Française, the Goethe Institute and the Cinenómada Foundation, with the support of the French-German Cultural Fund and the Institut français.

Serena Vargas: Cuerpo de afecto | video installation | video, colour, 8' | photo slide, 4' | mixed sounds | Bolivia, 2016
Eloisa Larrea: Abigarrado | photo and sound installation | documentary photographies, 12 digital photos on plywood | mixed sounds, 4 sound pieces | Bolivia, 2016
Nancy Cronen: Sumergida | video installation | projection and water - video performance, 40'44'', colour | Bolivia, 2016
Oct. 14-21, 2016 - Screenings, workshops
Cinemateca Boliviana
Aluciné Boliviana
The Cinenómada Foundation and its director Juan Carlos Valdivia invited the directors of Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin as associate curators of the cinema section of the Biennial International Art expo, SIART, with the support of Alliance française, the Goethe Institute, the French-German Cultural Fund and the Institut français.
The week-long programme was held in the presence of: Thom Andersen, Laurence Bonvin, Claire Denis, Paz Encina, Thomas Heise, Joaquín del Paso, Michele Pennetta, and Teddy Williams.
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Oct. 15, 9PM - Screening
Cinemateca Boliviana
Carte blanche to Rencontres Internationales
The directors of the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin presented a carte blanche screening programme on October 15 at the Bolivian Cinematheque, within the framework of the cinema section of the Biennial International art expo, SIART.

Christian Barani: Prolégomena to the light (Prolégomène à la lumière) | Exp. documentary, colour, 7’, France/Kazakhstan, 2013
Tommaso Donati: Unger (Faim) | Exp. fiction, colour, 16’04’’, Switzerland/France, 2015
Pedro Costa: Our Man (O Nosso Homem) | Exp. fiction, colour, 23’, Portugal, 2011-2015
Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Vapour | Exp. fiction, music performance by Michael Busch, black and white, 21’, Thailand, 2015