Fall 2017 Studio Immersion Program – Namuhla yisikhathi esadlulayo / Today is a long time ago


A talk by Andreas Wutz

Join us as Andreas Wutz talks about his recent solo exhibition at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. The project is based on a long-term research in national and private archives in Zimbabwe, field researches on original locations, and involving both professionals and private persons. Interrelating chiefly history with histories of secondary order such as natural history and the history of private of objects. The project comprises several media and disciplines, and focuses on the topics natural landscape, private objects and identity/belonging in the current and historic context of Zimbabwe. The artist’s methodology and documentary approach resembles those of archaeology and uses film, photography and sound recording additionally to drawing as instruments of research and presentation media. The title wants to express what binds the contemporary irreversibly to the past and our present feelings, dreams and thoughts to our memories. www.andreaswutz.net

Info on the exhibition is at http://www.nationalgallerybyo.com/namuhla-yisikhathi-esadlulayo-today-long-time-ago

Andreas Wutz is a residence as our second filmmaker in the new Studio Immersion Program.

The LIFT and PIX FILM Studio Immersion Program is generously supported by the Petman Foundation.
Andreas Wutz’s visit is also made possible in part through the support of the Goethe-Institut Toronto.

PIX FILM is an independent working studio, micro cinema, event space and gallery. The modular space accommodates diverse needs of individual artists, community arts groups and arts collectives. PIX FILM values digital and film forms of production and exhibition. www.pixfilm.ca

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is Canada’s foremost artist-run production and education organization dedicated to celebrating excellence in the moving image. LIFT exists to provide support and encouragement for independent filmmakers and artists through affordable access to production, post-production and exhibition equipment; professional and creative development; workshops and courses; commissioning and exhibitions; artist-residencies; and a variety of other services. LIFT is supported by its membership, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Arts Foundation, the Government of Ontario and the Toronto Arts Council. www.lift.ca


Wednesday 22 November 2017 –

Non-members: Free
Members: Free

Pix Film Gallery 
1411 Dufferin Street, Unit C 
Toronto ON Canada