Hope Strickland is an artist-filmmaker and researcher from Manchester, UK. Her current practice is concerned with maroon ecologies: landscapes and timezones, navigation practices and modes of living that evade and confront plantation logics. Hope works across 16mm, digital and archival formats as a way of playing with temporal fractures and intimacies. Their work has been screened internationally at festivals including the New York Film Festival, the BFI London Film Festival and Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Ana Edwards is an artist and filmmaker from Chile. Her work combines aspects of ethnography, perception, and poetry to explore interrelations between beings and environments. She is interested in film and ecology as systems of interconnected elements subject to influence each other. Her non-fiction films have been shown internationally in documentary, artistic, and ethnographic festivals and museums including IDFA, CPH:DOX, MACBA, Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino. She is currently doing a two-year program at Le Fresnoy Studio National des Arts Contemporains in France.
Featured image: still from I’ll Be Back! (2022) by Hope Strickland; image below: still from Mundo (2020) by Ana Edwards;