Forever ! – The Ball

Alvaro Collar

video by Alvaro Collar

Alvaro Collar
www.alvarocollar.com

Alvaro Collar (Madrid, 1981) studied Media Studies at the Complutense University of Madrid. He is the creator of pieces such as Centrífuga (Centrifuge, 2007) which won the First MovilFilmFest´s Best Original Idea prize and he has also won the Minute Movie Cup twice: in 2009 with Onirica (Oneiric) and in 2006 with Quinta habitación (Fifth Room) being selected to represent Spain at the UNICA´s World Minute Movie Cup 2009 and 2006. His works has been exhibited worldwide in film festivals and art exhibitions alike. He is currently a PhD student in Film theory, analysis and documentation and works as Video art and Film teacher.

Title: c1900, 2009, 8:08
C.1900 is a reflection on the impact of early cinema on people. A masquerade of ghosts mesmerized by the camera itself and forever capture in film. The inquisitive gaze at the lense that configures a dialectic between two times.