Rhayne Vermette

Rhayne Vermette

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Q&A

RHAYNE VERMETTE: “THE RUIN IS SOMETHING THAT IS VERY CENTRAL AND INTEGRAL TO EVERYTHING I DO”

By José Sarmiento Hinojosa

Canadian artist and filmmaker Rhayne Vermette moved out of academia to pursue her own artistic vision. Years later, we’re being witness of one of the most remarkable bodies of work in contemporary experimental cinema. Locked in the concept of the “ruin” and borrowing from contemporary art, architecture and her own process as a filmmaker, Vermette’s works are a unique blend of collage, animation, found footage and recorded images. What follows is a hour-and-a-half conversation with Desistfilm, about her work as a filmmaker, her place as a woman artist in Winnipeg, her influences and other topics.

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Film Festival Reports

IMAGES FESTIVAL 2018: HIWA K, KORAKRIT ARUNANONDCHAI, RHAYNE VERMETTE, SYLVIA SCHEDELBAUER

By José Sarmiento Hinojosa

In the realm of identity, being confronted with the crude reality of the world we’re inhabiting may be birthing a sort of cognitive dissonance: we’re not what we used to be, or we must switch our identities in order to survive. Hiwa K and Korakrit Arunanondchai take two very different approaches on the subject, one could say approaches that emerge from the uncertainty of representation.

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