FILM B-LA Connect Video Art Night

B-LA-Connect_Adaptasi Cycle_2300x1000px © Mit Borrás, "Heavven, Adaptasi Cycle”, 14 Min Film, Art Director Rachel Lamot, Music Daniel Vacas Peralta. Images courtesy of the artist. 2021

Mon, 07/11/2022

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Goethe-Institut LA Project Space

Presented as part of B-LA CONNECT, an initiative to promote cooperation and networking between the creative communites of the sister cities of Berlin and Los Angeles.  

This film screening features the video art of 15 artists from both Berlin and Los Angeles. The work, which ranges from the surreal to the hauntingly poignant, includes journeys in search of family, healing, and one's own depths, as well as explorations of cosmic time, painstaking exercises in embodiment, and graceful, captivating rituals performed in isolation. Please join us and meet the artists from both sides of the Atlantic. 
Program curated by Clemens Wilhelm (Berlin) and Leslie Foster (LA). 

Artists: Ella Bandouveris, Félixe de Becker + Georgia Azoulay, Carrick Bell, Mit Borrás, Andreas Bunte, Kirstin Burckhardt, John Butler, Cole M. James, Yama Li, Yuchi Ma, Rebekah Mei, Labkhand Olfatmanesh, Iman Person, Julia Charlotte Richter, Juliane Zelwies

Admission is free. Masks required.
Reception and Q/A with select artists will accompany the screening

Free Parking is available at Metro/Retail parking structure located at
676 S. Westlake Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90057 

Public transport is possible with the red line to MacArthur Park/Westlake stop. Using carpool or ride-share options are appreciated.


Point Blank 
Julia Charlotte Richter (7.35 minutes)

Pretend your thoughts are like plants I 
Carrick Bell (5.46 minutes)

Children of the Null 
John Butler (5.35 minutes)

Off the Record 
Juliane Zelwies (11.23 minutes) | @julianezelwies

How does it feel? 
Kirstin Burckhardt (9.18 minutes) &

Andreas Bunte (12 minutes)

Heavven, Adaptasi Cycle 
Mit Borrás (14 minutes) | @mitborras


Cycle II - Day 3
Labkhand Olfatmanesh (1.58 minutes)

Félixe de Becker (15.29 minutes) @felixedebecker

Ella Bandouveris (4.06 minutes)

New Air
Iman Person (17.06 minutes)

#4 (Womb)
Rebekah Mei (4.04 minutes) |

Cole M James (2.46 minutes)

Yuchi Ma (16.46 minutes) | Instagram: @streetcornyuchi

Cycle II - Day 4
Labkhand Olfatmanesh (2.55 minutes) | @labbiephotography

Hollow Me
Yama Li (9.15 minutes)

In June 2019, twenty art spaces from Los Angeles were exhibited in 22 art spaces in Berlin. The interdisciplinary program included art exhibitions, film screenings, performances, talks, and more. From July 7-12, 2022, the Berlin art spaces travel to LA for a return visit with openings in 22 different art spaces throughout the city. Additional programming includes a film night on Monday, July 11th at the Goethe-Institut LA, and a performance evening on Tuesday, July 12th on the rooftop of The Bendix Building.
Information on all openings and programming: B-LA-CONNECT.ORG

B-LA Connect is presented with the support of The Hirsch Collective, the Goethe-Institut, The Torrance Art Museum, The Checkpoint Charlie Foundation, and The Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.