Melissa Dullius and Gustavo Jahn are brazilian artists who live and work in Berlin since seven years. They produce film works, mostly shot in 16mm, that are presented in cinemas or in museums, galeries and project spaces. They appear as actors and perform multiple tasks in their films, doing camera work, soundtrack, and also the hand processing of the 16mm film material.
The two films Distruktur will present in Ausland will be shown in Berlin for the first time.
'In the traveler´s heart' was made during an artist residency in Lithuania and was commissioned by the Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius. The film was recently screened in film festivals in Brazil and had its european première in Torino Film Festival in Italy.
'Filme de pedra' was shot in Florianópolis -Brazil, and Berlin between 2011 and 2014. The film deals with the mythical dimension of stones, reproducing and amplifying the visible and audible frequencies they transmit to human beings. During the projection of 'Filme de pedra' sounds and music will be performed live.