Santiago Bonilla

Rough-Colored Clouds - Installation - 2021

présentée dans le cadre de l'exposition Panorama 23


Seven portraits in 16 mm of people sleeping next to images that come from the same material entity: a reel, 122 metres of film, 15,960 frames, an algorithm, two surfaces and a software resulting in 52 minutes of lively images.

Santiago Bonilla

Santiago Bonilla, born in 1988, in México, was graduated with honors from a bachelor degree in Hispanic literature and linguistics with a thesis about memory. He was assistant for researcher Yvette Jiménez de Báez at El Colegio de México and then studied filmmaking at Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC-UNAM) where he directed, wrote and was the director of photography of several short films. He was granted with Jóvenes creadores FONCA under Ximena Cuevas’ mentorship. He won the screenplay price at XVe Festival Internacional de Cine de Morielia (FICM) and has been working as assistant director and director of photography ever since. His work deals with memory and landscape.


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