Film night for the exhibition of Alia Farid, in English

Alia Farid, Chibayish, 2022. Video Still. Courtesy of the artist

Join us on a film night at Stadtkino Basel after a short tour through Alia Farid’s current exhibition In Lieu of What Is. Two films will be shown on the screen: Chibayish by the artist herself, first released in April 2022 at the Whitney Biennial, and An Uncomfortable Eagerness by Hilda Mantilla and Raimond Chaves, thematically linking to the exhibition and providing another perspective on the world’s most important resource. Enjoy a refreshing drink after the screening, and let the evening slowly come to an end.

6 pm: Exhibition tour In Lieu of What Is
6:45 pm: Chibayish by Alia Farid and An Uncomfortable Eagerness by Hilda Mantilla and Raimond Chaves
8 pm: Drinks

Meeting point: Foyer Kunsthalle Basel
Cost for the evening incl. drink 15.- CHF

This evening is a cooperation between the artist Alia Farid, Kunsthalle Basel, and the Stadtkino Basel.

Alia Farid, Chibayish, 2022
UHD video, color, sound; 24 mins 42 s
Filmed in the southern marshlands of Iraq with Riad Samir and Jassim and Qassim Mohammed
DoP: Mohammed Almubarak
Editors: Alia Farid and Mohammed Almubarak
Sound mastering: Joel Rodriguez
Color grading: Belal Hibri

Gilda Mantilla and Raimond Chaves, Un afán incómodo – An Uncomfortable Eagerness, 2011
Country of production: Perú
HQ video, color, sound; 20 mins 33 s
Spanish with English subtitles
Music: Los Parafusos from digitized scores of Amazonian music
Courtesy: The artists and ProjecteSD, Barcelona