APHASIA

Film/Video installation, 80′, loop
English, Croatian spoken
2019

Scenario: Jelena Juresa
Texts: Barbara Matejcic, Asa Mendelsohn and Jelena Juresa
Editing: Jelena Juresa

Narrator, chapter I: Andrew Wise
Sound recording, chapter I: Raf Enckels
Camera, chapter I and II: Jelena Juresa
Director of photography, chapter III: Sébastien Cros
Monologue/interview, chapter III: Barbara Matejcic
Performance and choreography, chapter III: Ivana Jozic
Performed by, chapter III: Ivana Jozic
Music performed by, chapter III: Alen Sinkauz, Nenad Sinkauz
Sound recording and postproduction, chapter III: Miroslav Piskulic
Focus puller, chapter III: Luka Matic
Camera assistant, chapter III: Valerio Radotic (Tuna Film)
Gaffer, chapter III: Leonardo Arapovic (Lav Rasvjeta)
Costume, chapter III: Andrea Kränzlin
Make-up, chapter III: Zdenka Mihelj
Line producer, chapter III: Tina Tisljar
Translation, chapter III: Elisabeth Salmore

Production Coordinator: Andrea Cinel
Executive Producer: Rolf Quaghebeur
Soundtrack: Alen & Nenad Sinkauz
Sound design: Slobodan Bajic
VFX: Dejan Solajic

Postproduction: ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts
Color grading: Josja van Zadelhoff (Charbon Studio)
Mastering: Charbon Studio

Produced by
ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts

Co-produced by
Contour – kunstcentrum nona in the context of Contour Biennial 9
KASK School of Arts/HOGENT
Zagreb Youth Theatre (ZKM)

With the support of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

Film sequences

CHASSE EN ABYSSINIE
Hyacinthe Pirmez, 1908-1909
Collection Royal Belgian Film Archive (CINEMATEK)

CHASSE À LA PANTHÈRE
Alfred Machin, 1909
Pathe, France, 1912
Collection Royal Belgian Film Archive (CINEMATEK)

ALS ANTHROPOLOGE IM KRIEGSGEFANGENENLAGER – HERSTELLUNG DER GIPSBÜSTE NACH DEM ABGUSS
Rudolf Pöch, 1915
Produced by Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film
Österreichische Mediathek

ALS ANTHROPOLOGE IM KRIEGSGEFANGENENLAGER – GIPSABGUSS DES KOPFES EINES KRIEGSGEFANGENEN
Rudolf Pöch, 1915
Produced by Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film
Österreichische Mediathek

FROM BOMA TO TSHELA
Ernest Genval, 1926
Collection Royal Belgian Film Archive (CINEMATEK)

AVEC LES HOMMES DE L’EAU
Ernest Genval, 1936-1938
Collection Royal Belgian Film Archive (CINEMATEK)

TERVUREN, MUSÉE DU CONGO BELGE
Hélène Schirren, 1939-40
Collection Royal Museum for Central Africa

RASSENKUNDLICHE UNTERSUCHUNGEN AN GEFANGENEN FRANZOSEN UND BELGIERN IM KRIEGSGEFANGENENLAGER KAISERSTEINBRUCH (NIEDERDONAU)
Albert Messany / Josef Wastl, 1940
Production: Anthropologisches Staatmuseum Wien / Albert Messany (Wien)
Filmarchiv Austria

KRIEGSGEFANGENENLAGER WOLFSBERG (Filmrolle 1,2,3)
Josef Wastl, 1942
Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna

L’EQUATEUR AUX CENTS VISAGES
André Cauvin, 1948
VRT-beeldarchief

AU ROYAUME DES ÉLÉPHANTS
Gaby Felix and Henri Philips, 1951
Collection Royal Museum for Central Africa

BWANA KITOKO
André Cauvin, 1955
VRT-beeldarchief

LES SEIGNEURS DE LA FORET (MASTERS OF THE CONGO JUNGLE)
Henry Brandt and Heinz Sielmann, 1958
Collection Leopold III-Fonds voor natuuronderzoek en natuurbehoud vzw

SISSI FOREVER MY LOVE
Ernst Marischka, 1962

SECRETARY-GENERAL KURT WALDHEIM DELIVERS STATEMENT AT UN DAY CONCERT
Produced by United Nations, 1972
Copyright: United Nations Audiovisual Library

VOYAGER 1 LAUNCHES
Produced by NASA, 1977
NASA Image and Video Library

PREPARING VOYAGERS FOR SHIPMENT TO CAPE KENNEDY
Produced by NASA, 1977
NASA Image and Video Library

THE SOUNDS OF EARTH
Golden Record, 1977

WALDHEIM: A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY
Produced by Jack Saltman, 1988
HBO & Thames Television
Copyright: Thames Television

MIL IT-02-54
Produced by The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, 2003
AV archive, ICTY, The Hague

STA IT-03-69
Produced by The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, 2012
AV archive, ICTY, The Hague

CASSINI SPACECRAFT’S RAW IMAGES
Taken from Feb. 20, 2004 to Cassini’s end of mission on Sept. 15, 2017
NASA Science

XPERIMENT BIRTHDAY PARTY, 23-06-2017, BARUTANA, BELGRADE
Barbara Matejčić, 2017
Copyright: Barbara Matejčić

Archives

Royal Belgian Film Archive (CINEMATEK), Brussels
Filmarchiv Austria, Vienna
Documenta – Center for Dealing with the Past, Zagreb
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), The Hague
Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna
Österreichische Mediathek, Vienna
Phonogrammarchiv, Vienna
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren
SENSE Center for Transitional Justice, Pula
United Nations Audiovisual Library
Weltmuseum, Vienna

Barbara Matejčić investigation was done with the support of ‘Reporters in the Field’, a program developed by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.