Bauhaus Screenings:
O Horizon

Salt Beyoğlu

February 26 – March 25, 2020

Ohorizon 2018 Copy The Otolith Group’un izniyle <i>O Horizon</i> [O Uzak Ufuk] (2018) filminden bir kare
Still from O Horizon (2018) with the courtesy The Otolith Group

This public program is postponed to a further date due to public health concerns. Thank you for your understanding.

Walk-in Cinema
February 26 and March 25, 19.00

O Horizon (2018)
The Otolith Group
90 minutes
Indian, English; Turkish and English subtitles

The Otolith Group’s O Horizon, commissioned for the bauhaus imaginista project and coproduced with the Rubin Museum, focuses on the Visva-Bharati, which was founded by the 1913 Nobel laureate poet, novelist and painter Rabindranath Tagore in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India. Designed as a learning laboratory to interpret life, art and crafts with experimental practices, the school has transformed its surroundings as a result of its environmental pedagogy.

Combining elements from plastic arts, music, dance and literature, the 2018 film proposes that Tagore’s project maps onto the notion of terraforming—a term originating in science fiction and now more widely used—whereby a party reshapes the atmosphere of a place for their own needs. In studying this trajectory, the film extends The Otolith Group’s ongoing consideration of the Anthropocene.

Organized in parallel to the exhibition bauhaus imaginista: Moving Away. Istanbul at SALT Beyoğlu until April 3, Bauhaus Screenings are open to all and free. Reservations are not accepted.

In accordance with Article 7 of Law No. 5224 amended on 18.01.2019,
films that have not been assessed and classified by the General Directorate of Cinema, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Republic of Turkey, can only be screened under the classification of 18+ at festivals, special screenings or similar culture and arts events.