Wunderkammern: The Secret Life of Objects


Directed by: Erika Suderburg


2015 | 91 minutes



Reception

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6pm - 7pm

Screening

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Q&A

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 8:30pm - 9:00pm


Free Screening - Reserve Tickets Online

Wunderkammern: The Secret Life of Objects examines acquisition, objects and what a contemporary Wunderkammern might reveal about desire, knowledge, materiality and memory. Fabricated out of objects contained in an existent fifty-year-old Cabinet of Wonders, Wunderkammern: The Secret Life of Objects leaves no object untouched, no dust mite comfortable and no item microscopically unexamined. Organized alphabetically for sanity’s sake the film activates a series of associations, arcane, eccentric, playful and expansive. Ever unfolding, yet carefully constructed to facilitate your perusal, Wunderkammern: The Secret Life of Objects takes you on tangents yet to be imagined, springs coils tightly wound, unnerves the inanimate and vitalizes cultural detritus. You will look at the objects that surround you with a newfound appreciation, animist suspicion, perspectival acumen and a regained sense of wonder. We invite you to get lost with us.