"Stage Archive" is a kinetic and futuristic archive of film leaders collected from all over the world, as the instructions for projectionists to start a film are expressed in multiple ways and languages.


Stage Archive, 2011

35mm film, Perspex, guiding rollers, neon lamps, engines, control
99 x 320 cm

Image 1:
Installation view at Mart Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, 2011. Photo: Emanuele Tonoli © Rosa Barba

Image 2, 3:
Installation view at Bonniers Konsthall, 2012 © Rosa Barba