Visual Arts Centre of Clarington presents Screening:

Date:Saturday, August 27, 2022
Time:2 - 4 p.m.
Location:    Visual Arts Centre of Clarington (143 Simpson Ave., Bowmanville)

Saprotrophs is a hybrid screening and lecture focused on historicizing ideas of growth and decay, as they’ve evolved from the earth’s ancient ecologies to landscapes of industrialized capitalism. Tonally pitched between Marxist ecological criticism and European Gothic horror, the film tells a hallucinatory narrative of mushrooms, chemicals, machines, and ghosts, contrasting a speculative history of the Industrial Revolution with a broader analysis of the earth’s patterns of growth, decomposition

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