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Sky Hopinka: Redefining potential territories

I'll Remember You as You Were Not as What You'll Become Sky Hopinka

This visually rich film with a dense sound design is a compelling tribute to Indigenous poet Diane Burns. This work explores visual textures and archival footage from a poetry reading interspersed with glimmering light, poetry, and scenes from a powwow, which melt into abstraction through digital effects. Through this sequence of elements, an inspired meditation emerges on death and reincarnation. (HSB)

This film is presented as part of the retrospective Sky Hopinka : Redefining Potential Territories.

I'll Remember You as You Were Not as What You'll Become

  • Country : United States
  • Year : 2016
  • V.O : English
  • Duration : 12 MIN
  • Editing : Sky Hopinka
  • Production : Sky Hopinka
  • Sound Design : Sky Hopinka
Filmography of Sky Hopinka :

wawa (2014)
Kunikaga Remembers Red Banks, Kunikaga Remembers the Welcome Song (2014)
Jáaji Approx. (2015)
Venite et Loquamur (2015)
Visions of an Island (2016)
I'll Remember You as You Were, not as What You'll Become (2016)
Anti-Objects, or Space Without Path or Boundary (2017)
Dislocation Blues (2017)
When you're lost in the rain (2018)
Fainting Spells (2018)
Lore (2019)
Cloudless Blue Egress of Summer (2019)
malni – towards the ocean, towards the shore (2020)
Here you are before the trees (2020)
Mnemonics of Shape and Reason (2021)
Kicking the Clouds (2021)
In Dreams and Autumn (2021)
The Island Weights (2021)
Sunflower Siege Engine (2022)
Just a Soul Responding (2023)

Presented in same section

Jáaji Approx.

by Sky Hopinka

Fainting Spells

by Sky Hopinka

Sunflower Siege Engine

by Sky Hopinka

Kicking the Clouds

by Sky Hopinka

Dislocation Blues

by Sky Hopinka

Just a Soul Responding

by Sky Hopinka

Lore

by Sky Hopinka

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