regina guimarães

2021 Portugal EXP 27 '

While the streets were empty at home, I asked my neighbours to choose a song that would best translate their mood, that they would sing it and send me a record of that performance. Along with the world yearning the chant expresses, the insignificances that grow in the streets gain an unexpected density.


Regina Guimarães aka CORBRE (Porto, 1957) and Saguenail aka SERGE ABRAMOVICI (Paris, 1955) live and work together since 1975. HÈLASTRE is the sign under which they develop mutual work. Besides their university teaching activities and together with their individual research and creations they have been creating work in partnership, as much as in writing (specially for theatre), as in cinema (specially documentary) and as in critic (specially cinematographic).