EDURNE RUBIO & MARIA JEREZ
The children of V-tex school in Kortrijk, teach Dutch to Maria Jerez. During three weeks the roles of education change: 33 children teach and one adult learns. But during this change of roles, the matter is not the transfer of symmetrical power, but the establishment of a fragile situation for all parties, a space where nobody knows. This ﬁlm pays attention to the encounter, to all the moments when we name something for the ﬁrst time, to the thinking that is behind language, to the political power of the processes of learning, to a collaborative method of teaching, to the misunderstandings as a place of opportunity, to the relation to someone coming from another world, an alien landed in the school. This project builds a space where the unknown is implemented as a desirable place of potentiality.
A ﬁlm by Edurne Rubio & Maria Jerez in collaboration with Gosie Vervloessem, Babette Slambrouck, Fayza Elhemdaoui and the children of V-tex School.
Camera: Edurne Rubio
Editing: Edurne Rubio & Maria Jerez
Color: Alejandra Pombo
Sound: Sergio López-Eraña
Co-produced by Kunstencentrum BUDA (Kortrijk)
Project ﬁnanced by Apap-performing Europe 2020, with the collaboration of «Creative Europe» - European Union Programe.
Distributed by Argos - Centre for Art and Media
Distribution: Laurence Alary- firstname.lastname@example.org
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