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  1. I occasionally produce creative documentaries and visual essays. Together with Rugile Barzdziukaite, Dovydas Petravicius and Rugile Andziukeviciute I produced an award-winning short documentary “K City”. Later, I accomplished a three-channel video installation “Any-Space-Whatever”, alongside several other film and video works. Generally, in my filmmaking practices I attempt to reveal a material-discursive nature of the real that--I believe--could make any fiction non-fictional (sometimes I do that by employing an ethnographic approach). Politics of vitalism, non-human affects and instability of dominant historical narratives are the themes I have been palpating in making my films and moving-image installations.

    I am also an initiator of FLOWERS & CONCRETE, an audiovisual research platform for critical engagement with the relationship between human and natural environments. In the face of global environmental crisis, it explores how human-made infrastructures often acquire anthropocentric forms of desire and fantasy and take on fetish-like aspects.

     

    Lukas Brašiškis On Cinematic Things from thedeepsplash on Vimeo.