Three of Martha Colburn's films screen at the FILE Festival in Sau Paulo, Brazil

Jun 01 2015 - Jul 31 2015


Centro Cultural Fiesp
Sau Paulo, Brazil

The Electronic Language International Festival (FILE) presents the art and technology exhibition “FILE Curitiba 2014” with interactive installations, games and animation films. The programe occupies the art gallery of Sesi-SP, the Fiesp space, the theater and the mezzanine of the cultural center that hosts the exhibition with interactive installations, games, machinimas, internet artworks, performances and workshops. FILE is a non-profit cultural organization founded in 2000 with a main goal of promoting and motivating the research and art production on electronic language, as a way to set a new meeting point for discussing Technology & Culture in Latin America.

In this stop motion animated film ‘Day of the Dutch’ by Martha Colburn we follow a day in the life of a ‘living skeleton’ family in a Dutch home environment. The film shows events from the daily life of a modern (deceased) family. Like the Dutch genre paintings from the Golden Age, the film depicts the traditional values of family and standards.

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