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We'll find you when the sun goes black

Anouk De Clercq

video, b/w, 16:9, stereo, BE/NO, 2021, 5’

Inspired by the ‘terella’, a small magnetised model ball representing the Earth, used by scientists to investigate the aurora until the late 20th century, and by a Bertolt Brecht poem, written in exile in the 1930s: “In the dark times / Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing / About the dark times.”

We’ll find you when the sun goes black won the Jury Award at Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence (FR) 2021.

A silent version was previously on display at Tromsø Kunstforening. The version with music premiered at Klarafestival in March 2021.

Animation Thomas De Brabanter
Music Vessel
Voices Helga Davis and Seb Gainsborough
Produced by Auguste Orts
Commissioned by Klarafestival
With the support of Tromsø Kunstforening

We'll find you when the sun goes black has been on display at the following locations:

Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux Paris, (FR) Thursday, Oct 13 2022 St Joost School of Art and Design Breda, (NL) Thursday, Sep 8 2022 Short Waves Festival Poznan, (PL) Tuesday, Jun 14 2022 Cinema RITCS Brussels, (BE) Wednesday, May 4 2022 Hollywood Theatre Portland, (US) Wednesday, Mar 30 2022 Anita Astoria, (US) Friday, Mar 25 2022 Souwester Seaview, (US) Mar 24–Mar 27 2022 CalArts Los Angeles, (US) Wednesday, Mar 16 2022 Université de Arts Plastiques de Tourcoing, (FR) Friday, Jan 28 2022 Festival Tous Courts d’Aix-en-Provence Aix-en-Provence, (FR) Friday, Dec 3 2021 Festival du nouveau cinéma Montréal, (CA) Oct 6–Oct 17 2021 Extra City Antwerpen, (BE) Tuesday, Oct 5 2021 Museo Nitsch Napoli, (IT) Saturday, Oct 2 2021 Film Festival Split, (HR) Sep 15–Sep 21 2021 POW Film Fest Portland, (US) Sep 4–Sep 5 2021 MIEFF Moscow, (RU) Aug 11–Aug 16 2021 SLAC/Beeldende & Audiovisuele Kunst Leuven, (BE) Monday, Jun 14 2021 Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, (DE) Jun 1–Jun 7 2021 Proximus Pickx Brussels, (BE) May 1–May 31 2021 Klarafestival Brussels, (BE) Mar 18–Apr 3 2021 Kunstforening Tromsø, (NO) Jan 17–Mar 29 2020