With the notion that when you tell a story (not my/your story) in assembly there is no owner, as the story creates the assembly, we are trying to find our own “story”, which will create its own assembly.
After their residency period, The Post (Film) Collective invites us to gather around the materials, reflections and process of their first film project “On Recreation” (working title) to co-elaborate with the audience.
The collective practices cinema as a form of polyphony, place-making and communal assembly, which entails collective knowledge-production, reciprocal exchange and ethics of connectedness. The film project explores a polyphonic cinema practice while taking its cue from the poem “Recreation” by Audre Lorde. In her poem, Lorde explores a double binding of interrelating activities – with its connotations of play, reciprocity, care, repetition, and regeneration.
Through Ciné Assembly, the film process is available for the continuous re-composition of both conditions and artistic forms. The gathering of various languages, expressions, and rhythms prevents the film production from nesting neatly, preserving relational geographies of connected struggles, imaginaries, and resources.
On Recreation is produced by timely (Brussels); co-produced by Kunstencentrum Vooruit (Ghent), Beursschouwburg (Brussels); supported by VAF (Flemish Audiovisual Fund), Kunsthal Gent, Netwerk Aalst, ARIA (Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts), Sint Lucas Antwerpen.