CULTURAL AUTOPSY 3
Location: Filmtheater ‘t Hoogt
Moeder Dao (Mother Dao – The Turtlelike)
VINCENT MONNIKENDAM (NEDERLAND 1995, 35MM, 90:00 MIN)
Documentary nitrate film material from Dutch film archives served as the source for the subjects and shots for this documentary. Moeder Dao aims to show how the Netherlands administered their former colony the Dutch East Indies and how it viewed their colony as a business enterprise. The usual commentary has been omitted. In it’s place, poems and songs in Bahasa Indonesia have been included in a digital sound composition.
Lisl Ponger― Curator
Lisl Ponger is an American Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1947. Their work was featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the Albertina Museum and the Lower Belvedere. Lisl Ponger has been featured in articles for the ArtDaily, the and the ARTFORUM.