PARAPHILIA MAGAZINE from THE AMBIVALENT BODY: ON THE SHORT FILMS OF MONIKA K. ADLER By Robert Smart In Chernobyl of Love, we encounter yet another female victim of love gone wrong. Once again Adler herself plays the lead role as the romantic female suffering a profoundly singular “meltdown” after her male lover rejects her. Chernobyl
Chernobyl of love film review by Ada Cartianu As usual, Monika K. Adler is shocking again with her unique and rebellious creativity. Chernobyl of Love is an intriguing film which can infiltrate at the beginning a fear of watching it till the end. With a dramatic consumption based on physical reactions and details more than
THE AMBIVALENT BODY: ON THE SHORT FILMS OF MONIKA K. ADLER By Robert Smart Paraphilia Magazine, January 2014 Adler’s next film, Purification, is short, just under five-minutes long. The description provided for the film states: Affliction, purify, virtue – Seville, December 2008. Cardinale Alessandro Zacchia II decided to purify a young Polish nun to free
My new video miniature ‘Simone de Beauvoir told me’ will be shown at the BBC Event, 100 Women at BBC Broadcasting House, London, U.K – (Starting TODAY at 6 pm) Simone de Beauvoir told me, 2016, UK, color 1:27 min Produced by Monika K. Adler and Aeon Rose, 2016 Simone de Beauvoir told me, for
Paraphilia Magazine – from THE AMBIVALENT BODY: ON THE SHORT FILMS OF MONIKA K. ADLER By Robert Smart Come Back to the Trees may be Adler’s most elusive, evocative and effective film to date. Though still relatively minimal in means it features more dynamic cutting, camera movement and a larger cast than any of her
Video Work Involuntary Memory (2014) powstało w Llanidloes, w Walii. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3826334/ Prawdopodobnie i przypuszczalnie obok On being an Angel (2014) oraz Yggdrasil (2015) jako część tryptyku poświęconego psychologii, traumatologii i próbom wyjścia z trudnych i skomplikowanych sytuacji historyczno-społeczno-rodzinnych. Jako źródło inspiracji posłużyła mi fotografia Lee Miller, Dead SS Guard in Canal, Dachau, Germany. Trauma historyczna,
TIME is Love.8 [Show 7] SAKURA WORKS Yokohama Community Design Lab Yokohama – JAPAN including: Monika K. Adler’s video work – Involuntary Memory (2014) The descendant of a Gulag internee undergoes repressed trauma borne from a history of genocide across generations. He attempts to exorcise the still present collective memory through a disturbing re-enactment. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3826334/
Monika K. Adler’s video work Involuntary Memory, 2014 will screened as part of TIME is Love.8 – International Video Art Program, curated by Kisito Assangni.
20-21 March 2015
Zeta Art Center & Gallery, Rr.Abdyl Frashëri n.31, Hekla Center, Tirana, Albania.