TONO x PAMMTV Selects: Ali Cherri

Centro de Cultura Digital


March 20


Centro de Cultura Digital

Time: 6 pm

Admission: free

TONO x PAMM Selects is a program of screenings organized by TONO and the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). The works presented in TONO x PAMM Selects explore how bodies are transformed into virtual, natural and supernatural worlds.

From the atomic to the cosmic and the cell to the pixel, the videos in this program explore processes of metamorphosis. From creatures constructed out of mud and bodies transformed through science to digital avatars and bodies manipulated through rituals, the figures in these videos burst a discrete definition of a body. Here, bodies are material vessels as much as they are objects for imagination and groups. A body, from a river to a digital stream, is constantly in a state of flux.

Following the group presentation on March 13, we are presenting the Mexican premiere of The Dam by Ali Cherri. (2022, 84 min). There will be a Q&A with the artist and Maximiliano Cruz, the artistic director of FICUNAM following the film.

Synopsis (The Dam)

Sudan, near the Merowe dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nile. Every evening, he secretly wanders off into the desert to build a mysterious construction made of mud. While the Sudanese people rise to claim their freedom, his creation starts to take a life of its own…

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Photo: Ali Cherri, The Dam, 2022