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artist films

dir/artist Sutapa Biswas

Red DSMC2 Helium 8K S35 and Sony A7iii (India) 

Opening scene of film shot in Bristol and Mumbai combining archive footage from colonial past with contemporary performance and the present day

Lighting inspired by formal aesthetic quality of 17th century Dutch Portraiture 

This 30min film was at the heart of Sutapa's solo exhibition at Kettles Yard University of Cambridge, The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts then touring the UK and International venues