Even Silence is Cause of the Storm

Spain / 2016 / Color and B/W 16mm-35mm
35-40 min (variable time)

Even Silence is cause of storm is a film performance by Luis Macías & Adriana Vila Guevara. A display of analog projection devices with 35mm slides, 16mm film (made with hand processing, photochemical experiments, and optical printing frame by frame) combined with sound created by Alfredo Costa Monteiro, from field recordings and electro-acoustic devices in a single performance of visual and sound experimentation.


LOOP, Festival Internacional de Video-Arte, Barcelona, Spain. May 2016. BAINS ARGENTIQUES, Film-Labs meeting Program, Nantes, Jul 2016. Festival CurtasBH, Belo Horizonte, Jul,2016. DOBRA, Festival Internacional de Cine Experimental, Rio Janeiro, Aug 2016. PERÍMETRO EXPANDIDO, Centro Cultura Digital, Mexico DF,Sep 2016. CaSA, Oaxaca, Mexico, Sep 2016. MIDBO, Festival Cine Bogotá, Oct 2016. PAF Festival Chzec Republic, Dic 2016. MONO NO AWARE, Brooklin, NY, Dic 2016. Festival MARGENES, Madrid, Dic 2016. SCHMALFILMTAGE, Dresden, Germany, Jan 2017. IFFR International Film Festival Roterdam, Jan 2017, Barcelona, Spain. May 2016. ES, Film-Labs meeting Program, Nantes, Jul 2016, Belo Horizonte, Jul 2016.
“The storm exhales through us and the bare branches (each and every one), so that we can borrow its pure and permanent virtue. We wonder if the cities have heard the simplicity of its story, despite its loneliness. However, they have not been purged in the flow out the night stream. Now they crawl away. Perishable, late and far, the earth does not argue. It has no arguments. In discord, hopefully, we discover its answer, as refugees in the illusory trap of illusion.

For now, they say, the storm has passed. But we do not believe it“