28th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
director: Peter Kašpar, Denis Kozerawski
original title: Kambium 1492
running time: 24 min.
synopsisRapper Čavalenky tells the story of the oak forest. A story of trees whose roots date back to the time before the Anthropocene and whose wood helped humanity achieve the most fundamental historical breakthroughs. Trees, whose value we perceive only through its market potential because they're only worth something to us when they're cut down, chopped, and sold.
“Trees are not silent. They're telling us what happened. Over the years, the memory of nature has become embedded in them.”
biographyPeter Kašpar is a multimedia artist currently based in Bratislava. Outside of his artistic practice, he is part of the Sorrywecan platform and founder of the Humanoid research lab.
Denis Kozerawski is an artist currently based in Bratislava. Since 2012 he has been working as a researcher, artist, project manager and curator. In 2020 he initiated and co-founded the gallery A Promise of Kneropy. He has exhibited in many national and international exhibitions, the most recent being his participation in the Biennial Matter of Art 2022, where he and his collective presented their latest film Kambium 1492.
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