Iveta Gabaliņa. Creeper approaches the player and explodes
“At the heart of the work is a conversation with my 11-year-old son, in which a teenager tries to explain how Minecraft works. Although the generation gap between us is not so great, the distance between my son and me seems insurmountable. I am not interested in computer games, cryptocurrency and youtubers, but he is not interested in books, art and nature. It just seems that it would be easier to get acquainted with a 15th century farmer than with a digital native. In addition, with the prolonged distance learning in a pandemic, children, although often in the same room as their parents, are becoming more and more alienated, creating their own world.”
It will be possible to watch the video work in special cinema screenings at the cinema K-Suns Elizabetes Street 83/85. Showtimes – July 12 at 18.00, 18.30, 19.00, 19.30 and 20.00. Admission is free, but taking into account the current epidemiological constraints.