Scored to music by John Cale and Éliane Radigue, the three parts of the trilogy—THIS IS COSMOS (2014), THE COMMUNIST REVOLUTION WAS CAUSED BY THE SUN (2015), and IMMORTALITY AND RESURRECTION FOR ALL! (2017)—investigate Cosmism, a forgotten philosophy that combined Western Enlightenment, Eastern philosophy, Russian Orthodox traditions, and Marxism, before falling victim to Stalinist repression.
Saturday, January 19, at 2 pm.
The Commons at 401
Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space
401 Richmond Street West, 4th floor, Toronto.
January 19 through March 16.
YYZ Artists’ Outlet
140-401 Richmond Street West, Toronto.
Cinematic images: Anton Vidokle, Immortality For All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism (stills), 2014–17, HD video, color, sound, 96 minutes, in Russian with English subtitles, courtesy the artist. Book cover credit: MIT Press.