Border

Border

France/ UK, 2004
27 min. Digibeta PAL, Colour, Stereo
 

Screenings

Selected Film Festivals

The 57th Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland, August 2004 (World premiere)
The 33rd Montreal Festival of New Cinema and New Media, Canada, October 2004
The 8th Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin, October 2004
The 19th Festival International du Film de Belfort, France, November 2004
The 11th Filmer à tout prix, Bruxelles, Belgium, November 2004
The Human Rights Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, December 2004
The 36th International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands, February 2005
“La Semaine des realisateurs, 2005” Fespaco, Ouagadougou, Burkinao Faso, February 2005
The 27th International Women’s Film Festival, Creteil, France, March 2005
Côté court 2005, 14th Festival du Film Court, Pantin, Seine Saint Denis, France, April 2005
(Grand Prix Experimental-essai-art video)
The Images Festival, 18th Edition, Toronto, Canada, April 2005
One World, 7th International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, April/May 2005
The 51st Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany, May 2005
(Special Mention of the Ecumenical Jury)
Videoex 2005, Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Zurich, Switzerland, May 2005 (First Prize)
The 21st International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Germany, June 2005
The 41st Pesaro International Film Festival, Italy, June 2005
The 1st Neusis Festival, Urbino, Italy, June 2005 (Selection: Locarno Film Festival)
Festival Paris Cinema 2005, Pointligneplan: “Manifesto 3”, June  2005
The 33rd La Rochelle International Film Festival, France, July 2005
The 12th New York Video Festival 2005, Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, USA, July 2005
The 59th Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland, August 2005
21emes Rencontres Cinema de Gindou, August 2005, France
Planet in Focus 2005: International Environmental Film and Video Festival, Toronto, Canada, September 2005
European Short Film Biennale 2005, Ludwigsburg, Germany, September 2005
The 6th Seoul Film Festival, South Korea, “Manifesta”, September 2005
Dokument 3, International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland,
October 2005
Invideo 2005 15th International Exhibition of Video Art and Cinema Beyond, Milan, Italy,
November 2005
L’Alternativa 2005, 12th Independent Film Festival of Barcelona, CCCB, Barcelona, November 2005
The 22nd Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany, November 2005
Les Ecrans Documentaires 2005, Arcueil, France, November 2005
Les 12emes Rencontres de Cinema de Court Metrage, Cabrieres d’Avignon, France, November 2005
14eme Festival du Film de Vendome, December 2005
The 19th Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Germany, January 2006
Paris Tout Court, L’Arlequin Cinema, Paris (Panorama International 2006)
Le 28ème Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, France, January 2006
The 3rd Singapore Shorts Film Festival, The Substation, Singapore, February 2006
VIPER International Festival For Film Video and Media, Basel, Switzerland, November 2005
The 21st Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina, March 2006
The International Women's Film Festival "Panorama Section" , Cologne/Dortmund, Germany, October 2006
Festival International Cinéma & Femme de Guadeloupe", Guadeloupe, January-February 2007
Festival du Film Documentaire  "Les Yeux Ouverts", Beauvais, Picardie, France, June 2008
4ème Festival ItinErrance, Paris, France, June 2009
Côté court - Rétrospective 20 Ans Côté court,  Rétrospective 7: Border, Cine 104, Pantin, France, June 2011
1ère édition du Festival International du Film des Droits de l'Homme de Metz, Cinéma Caméo Ariel, Metz, France, 2011
"Border" in "Shifting Borders" The 18th International Short Film Festival Winterthur, Switzerland, November 2014
"Border" in "Migrants and Borders" program at The 19th Festival Les Ecrans Documentaires, November 2015, Arcueil, France

Selected Solo Screenings

Retrospective; “Crossing Frontiers - Laura Waddington”, The 51st Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany, May 6 + May 9, 2005
“Homage to Laura Waddington” Spazio Video, The 41st Pesaro International Film Festival, 26 - 28 June, 2005
“Tapis, coussins et vidéo : Laura Waddington”, 33rd La Rochelle International Film Festival, Chapelle Fromentin July 4 + July 8, 2005
“Laura Waddington”, Centre Culturel Français de Belgrade, Serbia (organised byTransat Video, France in partnership with the French embassy, Belgrade) May 26, 2006
"A Nomadic Camera: Films by Laura Waddington" at Curzon cinema, London, UK (organised by Cinémathèque de Tanger and Photographer's Gallery, London), November 18, 2006
Focus "Laura Waddington" Salon Vidéo de Printemps, Salon Mommen, Brussels (organised by 68 Septante), April 28, 2007
"MostraVideo Itau Cultural" "Laura Waddington: Border, CARGO and The Lost Days" (curated by Andre Brasil, Institut Itau Cultural, Sao Paolo) Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte and Institututo de Artes do Para, Belem do Para, Brazil, October 2007
"La Frontiera. Controgeografie del rifugio" "Spazio Laura Waddington" Sala Curò, piazza della Cittadella,  Bergamo collaboration of Lab80 and Millepiani,Italy, October 2007
"WADDINGTON Program" (Border, CARGO, Still) "INTERNATIONALIST CINEMA FOR TODAY" (Curated by Nicole Brenez), Anthology Film Archives, New York, March 2012

Selected Touring

The Human Rights Film Festival, Zagreb, Tour of Croatia, 2005
Oberhausen Short Film Festival Films tour 2005- 2006: Goethe Institute, Washington,US; 10th Malaysian Video Awards, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Art Installation


“Nous le passage” Watou 2005, The 25th Poeziezomer, Belgium, July - September 2005 (curated by
Cis Bierinckx)
“New Territories” De Hallen, Bruges, Belgium, April- May 2006 (curated by Michel Dewilde)
"Crime & Punishment" Kunsthalle Tallinn, Estonia, October - December 2006 (curated by Anders Härm)
“Home?” Galerie des Tourelles, Nanterre, Paris, France October 2008 - January 2009
"Demain vous n'y penserez plus" The Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes 2 University, France (curated by Marion Hohlfeldt) April - June 2010
"The Borderscape Room", The Project Room, Le Quartier, Centre d'art contemporain de Quimper, France, October - December 2013  (curated by Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quiros - le peuple qui manque)
"La Frontera nos cruzo" MUNTREF, Museo de la Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (National Immigration Museum), Buenos Aires, Argentina (curated by Le Peuple qui Manque) September-December 2015
 

Selected Museum and Art Screenings


“Women with Vision 2005”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, May 2005
“Cine y Casi Cine”, The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Autumn 2005, Spain
“Subversion éternelle la suite, la relève : Esthétiques rebelles”, La Cinematheque Francaise, Bercy, Paris, France, November 2005
Lecture and screening of “Border” and Muntandas’ “On Translation” by Catherine Millet, in the context of FIPA (Festival international de programme audiovisuel/ Artistes & Asoocies) Biarritz, January 2006
“A Poesia Civil - Sobre algumas formas contemporâneas do cinema politico: Carte Blanche à Nicole Brenez”, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal, January 2006
The 3rd Auckland Triennial, New Zealand, March 2007 (curated by Victoria Lynn)
"Accompanying the Movement of the World: "Border" and "Des graines dans le vent" (Robert Kramer), "Which side are you on?" (Ken Loach)" Cinéma du Reel, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, March 2009
"In Praise of Independents: The Flaherty: Border" National Gallery of Art, Washington, US May 2009
"La Frontera Infinita" Jeu de Paume, Paris, France September 2009
"CARGO" and "Border" in exhibition:"Voir/Revoir 4: Buffard Rembobine! Un choix d'Alain Buffard dans la Collection Nouveaux Médias et Film du Musée National d'art Moderne" Pompidou Center, Paris, France October 2010
"Well Connected" (organised by the Postgraduate Programme Cultures of the Curatorial Postgraduate Programme at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, www.kdk-leipzig.de) Cinematheque Leipzig, Germany, April 2011
"Tomorrow Never Comes Until It's Too Late", International Conference and Summer University: Borders, Displacement and Creation, Questioning the Contemporary, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal, September 2011
 "Les Contre-allées. Architectures contemporaines de l'exil: Mehdi Meddaci, Djouhra Abouda & Alain Bonnamy, Laura Waddington, Safia Benhaim, Halida Boughriet" (Carte Blanche: Le Peuple qui manque), Cité Nationale de l'Histoire de l'Immigration, Paris, December 2011
"Border" in "Cine Nocturnes" at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, USA (curated by guest critic Scott MacDonald), April 2012
"Border" at the Musée Fernand Léger, Biot, France (programmed by the Association ECLAT), September 2012
"Political Matters" Xcèntric.CCCB, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain, February 2013

Selected Other

“Les cineastes à l’approche du monde” L’experience documentaire, Cinema Arenberg, Brussels, Belgium, October 2004
“Acte Public de Co-errances” Marie de Romanville, France, January 2005
“Frontieres” Itinerances, Festival Cinema d’Ales, France, March 2005
“Border” Semaines d’education contre le racisme, organised by Festival Escales Documentaires, Carre Amelot and La Mediatheque, La Rochelle, France, March 2005
Espace Khiasma, Lilas, France, April 2005
“Les Marchandises doivent circuler librement, les hommes non: la lecon du liberalisme” Festival 10 Vagues, Lille, Programmed by Tausend Augen, June 2005
Incommunicado O5, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2005
“Frontieres: Le Passage” Africum Vitae/ Khiasma Sud, Marseilles, France, July 2005
“Vie Precaire. Regards Croises, Nord-Sud” Festival Esperanzah, Namur, Belgium, August 2005
SixPack Film,Vienna: Special – Phantom Bilder, Top Kino, Vienna, September 2005
Les Rencontres Cinématographiques, Belvedère du Rayon vert, Cerbère, France Octobre 2005
Mardis Documentaires de la Scam, Invitation of Annik Leroy, Petit Theatre Mercelis, Bruxelles, January 2006
Cinema la Enana Marron, Madrid, Spain, March 2006
Commemoration organised by The University of Porto for World Refugee Day, Museu Nacional de Soares des Reis, Porto, Portugal, June 20, 2006
Screening Makan house, Amman, Jordan, (curated by Brent Klinkum), June 2006
"Faites de L’image" The Best of Videophages, Jardin de la Colonne, Toulouse, France, July 2006
"High Definition", video program accompanying the  NGBK,  Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende KunstBerlin Germany, July 27th, 2006
"Crash Test Dummy: The New European "Self" in a Bio-Political Crash Test: Mobile Studio Cocobello" Budapest, Prague, Ljubljana, Munich May-July 2006
"Atom Cities: Paldiski - Sillamäe" (organised by Eleonore de Montesqiou) Kunstihoone LinnaGalerii, Tallinn, Estonia, September 7th, 2006
"Border" and "Last Resort" by Pawel Pawlikowski, Cinema Oblo, Lausanne Switzerland, September 15/22/29, 2006
Screening organised during the exhibition of Eleonore de Montesquiou, Platform, Berlin, October 2006
PULSAR, Caracas, Venezuela (programmed by Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin in conjunction with French embassy Caracas) October 2006
"Film Forum's 30th Anniversary: Mark Rance presents new work by Sarah Miles and Laura Waddington", Filmforum, The Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles
"Exils" programme at Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium, October/November 2006
Carte Blanche à Françoise Parfait, ENSBA, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris, January 30 2007
"Travelling" Rennes, France (curated by Transat video), March 9, 2007
Cinema Lux, Caen (curated by Transat video), March 10, 2007
"Corps d’exils" Polygone étoilé, Marseilles, France (organised by Peuple & Culture, Marseille), 16 March, 2007
"Que faisons-nous ensemble" Théâtre de l'Espace, Besancon, France, March 2007
Salon Vidéo de Printemps, Salon Mommen Saint-Josse, Bruxelles, Belgium, April 2007
"Carte Blanche 6870.be" at 10th Edition, Bandits Mages, Bourges, France, May 2007
"Border" Films from Oberhausen Archive, Kino Palas, Banja Luka, Bosnia, June 2007
 "Abend des politischen Kurzfilms" (Oberhausen Archive) Der Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin, Germany, September 2007
Ecofestival organised by "Tous dans le meme panier" Bretagne, France, September 2007
Screenings organised by "La Pellicule Ensorcelée", Champagne-Ardenne, France, November 2007
Association Chroma, Le Mans, France, May 2008
"Border" Partenze Arrivi - percorsi di arte contemporanea (organized by the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica and
Associazione culturale, in collaboration with Boston University) Venice, Italy, 2008
Les Ateliers de l'Histoire Contemporaine: "Exilés politiques dans l'Europe du 20ème Siècle." organised by "Europe de la Mémoire." Projection of "Border" followed by panel discussion, Saint Estève, France, October 2009
Paper by Eva Kuhn "Border" - the videographic traces by Laura Waddington as a cinematographic memorial",
"Scott MacDonald presents: Documentary and the Avant-Garde" Border, Union Docs, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, US, December 2009
2009
"Clandestinite, Mobilite & frontieres #1" in Maison de la Culture Amiens, France (curated by Brent Klinkum as part of the project Suspended Spaces #1) January 2010
"Géographies fracturées #2 : A New World Border" The Art center of Montreuil, France (proposed by Le Peuple qui manque) January 2010
"Territories in division" / "Territoires, Identités, Frontières" Cinéma Les 3 Luxembourg, Paris, France, June 2010 (curated by Alexandra Fau and in assocation with ARTE Television/"2h d'Art par mois")
"Les Jeudis du Festival" Festival International du Film des Droits de l'homme Paris, Cinema Nouveau Latina, Paris, July 2010
"Insomnuit" Les Rencontres des Arts Mers-sur-Indre, France, July 2010
“Border discussed in the Lecture  “ŻYCIE POŚMIERTNE LUDU" in the seminar series “Archive and Utopia in the Twentieth century" by Pawel Moscicki, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, Poland, June 2010 
"Border" during the evening "Plaidoirie pour une jurisprudence" by Patrick Bernier and Olive Martin (organised by l'Utile Ignorance with the support of FRAC Alsace) Théâtre Le Maillon, Strasbourg, France, November 2010
2011
"Border"
L'autre ecran (organised by Toiles et toiles) Salle Jean Dame, Paris, April 2011
"Border" in "The Cine-Nocturne" curated by Scott Macdonald, Colgate University, March 2011
"Border", Gran Lux, Saint Etienne, France, September 2012
"MOVING_IMAGE, un abécédaire contemporain: E pour l'ÉCONOMIE, (curated by Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid) Gaîté Lyrique Paris, France, February 2012
"Denk mal im Kopf: Border and CARGO"  (Programmed by Werkhaus, Krefeld in Conjunction with Oberhausen Film Festival archive) Project Room, Südbahnhof, Krefeld, Germany, September 2013
"Live like a refugee: On the Border" in the series "Global Revolt: Cinematic Ammunition" (Programmed by Sherry Millner and Ernie Larsen), Flaherty NYC Fall Season, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA, December 2013
Border extracts projected during Julie Blondeau's composition "Nachleben" in "Manifeste" IRCAM, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris France, July 2014
"Border" in "Weekend de solidarite avec les migrante.e.s" organised by the Collectif Soutien Migrants 13, Marseille, France, November 2015
"Exiles - Cinema d'Urgence," Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France, November 2015 - January 2016
"Border" with "Nocni tulaci" by Bijan Anquetil in “Frontieres en Deplacement” at Sabzian, Brussels, Belgium December 2015
"Border" Les Lucioles du Doc, screening organised by prisoners at Nanterre Prison, Paris, France March 2016
"Cargo" and "Border" in 11emes Rencontres du film documentaire: "Lutte et Resistances, L'etranger"(organised by Association Abraham Mazel) Saint Jean du Gard, France, March 2015,
"Border" with "Atlantiques" and "Pour vivre j'ai laisse" at the Belgian cinematheque, Cinematek, Brussels (curated by Le P'tit Cine for "Regards sur les Docs: Recits de l'exil) April 2016
"Filming at The Borders: Migrating to Europe," Columbia University, Maison Francaise, (curated by Nora Philippe) New York, USA, October 2016
“Routes of Difference - Migration in Artistic, Academic and Media Discourses" Goethe-Institut, Lisbon, Portugal, November 2016
“Post Realistic Videos: How to Fix the World”  (Curated by Jill Godmilow) Teatr Polski, Bydgoszczy, Poland, March 2016

Selected Conferences and Round Tables

In person presentation and screening of extracts of "Border" in the Conference "Immigration, Integration and Human Rights", European Parliament Brussels, Belgium, June 2005
Catherine Millet Lecture and screening of “Border” and Muntandas’ “On Translation” in the context of FIPA, Biarritz, 2006
"Quelle place pour les migrants dans notre societ?"  for the Journée Internationale des Migrants, Auditorium du Centre Culturel Jean-Cocteau, Les Lilas, France 2009
"Border" "Atelier: Lecture d'image" Rendez-vous Thématique Exil / Migrations" Festival A NOUS DE VOIR – Science et cinéma, Oullins, France, November 2009
"Border" - the videographic traces by Laura Waddington as a cinematographic memorial", Paper by Eva Kuhn at the Conference: "Images of Illegalized Immigration, Basel University, Switzerland 2009
"Ni ici ni ailleurs – liminalité et formes de déplacement dans l’œuvre vidéo de Maja Bajevic et Laura Waddington" by Marion Holfeldt (Histoire de l’art, Université Rennes 2) in the Journée de recherche "Comment l'art déjoue les frontières invisibles", Université Rennes 2, France, 2012
Extracts of "Border" chosen by Catherine Millet for a round table on the occasion of the 40th birthday of the magazine Art Press, at Entrevues Festival Belfort, France, 2012
Extracts of "Border" in "Filmer les frontières" Colloque international Université de Toulouse II, by Corinne Maury, France, 2013
“Border” screened and discussed in the seminar “Calais where Europe ends” in the seminar series "From the Migration of Images to the image of Migration” by Pawel Moscicki, Teatr Polski, Bydgoszczy, Poland, April 2016
"Border "discussed in "On the Fleeing Visibility of the Refugees" by Pawel Moscicki in "Cultural Literacy of Migration: Affects, Memory, Concepts," The Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland May 2016

Selected In Person Lectures and Seminars

ELIA Congress Lectures, Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst, Luzerne, Switzerland, November 2004
Seminar KHM Cologne (invitation/class of Matthias Müller), Germany, May 2005
Conference “Immigration, Integration and Human Rights”,  European Parliament, Brussels, June 2005
Lectures on Loss of Freedom and Human Rights, Academy of Fine Arts, Munster, Germany July 2005
Ladoc Lecture, Kino in der Brucke, Cologne, Germany, November 2005
Lecture Ecole Superieure des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg, in collaboration with Video Les Beaux Jours, France March 2006
Workshop ERG (Ecole de Recherche Graphique), (class of Annik Leroy), Brussels, Belgium, April 2007
"Age of Migration” The 54th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Hamilton, New York, US, June 2008

Selected online

"Politics and Poetry" European Foundation Joris Ivens (selection of Pedro Tavares) September 2016

Selected Educational and Workshops

IDKA, Gavle, Sweden (class of Kai Kaljo), 2006
Class of Georges Didi Huberman EHESS, Paris, France
University of Glasgow, Department of Sociology and Anthropology (class of Ana Devic), Scotland, March 2008
Seminar on asylum by Aline Clavelier at IRTESS ( institut régional d'enseignement supérieur en travail social) Dijon, France, April 2008
"Camera Stylo" Projection by Pharos at Ecole Superieure d'Art de Metz Metropole, France, November 2008
"CARGO" and "Border" University at Buffalo (class of Sarah Elder), US 2008/9
"CARGO" and "Border" School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA), Boston (class of Jane Gillooly) US 2009
"Border" "CARGO" "The Lost Days" "Filmische Wege zum Realen. Der essayistische Dokumentarfilm" class of Eva Kuhn, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2009
Workshop of Ursula Biemann, Rotonde des Arts, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, May 2009
"Border" in "Nocturnes" curated by Scott Macdonald, Hamilton College, NY, US Autumn 2009
Extracts of "Border" Lecture by Masa Hilcisin, Department of Film Studies and Audio-Visual Culture, Masaryk University, Czech Republic 2009
Border" - the videographic traces by Laura Waddington as a cinematographic memorial", Paper by Eva Kuhn at the Conference: "Images of Illegalized Immigration, Basel University, Switzerland 2009
"Border" Film Analysis Workshop: Kitsch, Rache, Solidarität? Un/Sichtbarkeiten von Grenze und Migration (A project by Martyna Starosta)  Raumerweiterungshalle am Ostkreuz, Berlin, Germany, May 2010
"Border" extracts presented and discussed by Chari Larsson's in the paper "Suspicious Images" presented at the University of Queensland, Australia, 2010
"Eyespeak presents the films of Laura Waddington" In person presenation and Q&A with Nick Mirzoeff, Hunter College, New York, USA, December 2013
Seminar by Peter Snowdon at Aberystwyth University, Wales, March 2014