26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
director: Karine Bonneval
original title: Dendromité
running time: 11 min.
synopsisWith the help of thermographic and melancholic black-and-white shots, this contemplative film opens up philosophical-ethical questions about the possibilities of man’s intimate relationship to nature. The aesthetically diverse film contemplation calls for the awakening of empathy between human and non-human perception.
“Sometimes I hear the plants whisper.” Title of the exhibition at the Botanical Museum in Berlin, 2018
biographyFrench artist Karine Bonneval (1970) collaborates with botanical teams on research into the relationship between plants and humans. Her projects include gallery installations, video art, and bio-acoustic works.
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