Malena SZLAM


Nationality: Chilean

Malena Szlam is a Chilean artist filmmaker based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal. Her films, performances and installations examine the relations between cinematic practice, embodiment, temporality, and perception. Engaging the affective dimensions of analogue processes, Szlam's work gives material form to kinetic and lyrical approximations of the natural world.

Szlam's work has been showcased at leading festivals including Wavelengths at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), New Directors/New Films Festival at MoMA and Lincoln Center, Media City Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Edinburgh International Festival, and CPH:DOX. Her latest film, ALTIPLANO received numerous awards, including 25 FPS's Grand Prix, Melbourne International Film Festival's Best Experimental Short Film, and TIFF's Canada's Top Ten 2018.

Recent international group exhibitions include "Time Machine", Palazzo del Governatore (Italy); "Expanded Plus: Utopian Phantom", Factory of Contemporary Arts Palbok (South Korea); and "The Moon: From Inner Worlds to Outer Space", Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark).

She is a member of Double Negative, an artist collective dedicated to the production and exhibition of experimental cinema.

7 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

ALTIPLANO
2018 / 35mm / color / sound / single screen / 15' 30 / 130 €
distribution: 35mm
  MORFOLOGÍA DE UN SUEÑO - Morphology of a Dream
2015-2018 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 5' 30 / 60 €
distribution: 16mm or Digital file on server
  LUNAR ALMANAC
2013 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 4' 00 / 60 €
distribution: 16mm or Digital file on server
  ANAGRAMS OF LIGHT - Anagramas de luz
2011 / Super 8mm / color / silent / single screen / 3' 00 / 40 €
distribution: Digital file on server
  RHYTHM TRAIL
2010-2011 / Super 8mm / color / silent / single screen / 10' 00 / 40 €
distribution: Digital file on server
  BENEATH YOUR SKIN OF DEEP HOLLOW - Bajo tu lámina de agujero profundo
2010 / 16mm / color / silent / single screen / 3' 40 / 40 €
distribution: 16mm or Digital file on server
  CHRONOGRAM OF INEXISTENT TIME - Cronograma de un tiempo inexistente
2008 / 35mm / color / silent / single screen / 6' 00 / 40 €
distribution: Digital file on server