Interactive Media: The Land of Milk and Honey

Accessible on our online festival platform July 24 – 25
Q&A with the director live-streamed Sunday July 25 at 1pm

Lisa Birke, Canada, 2020, 11 min.
Ottawa festival premiere

A 360° video space of plenty starts to break apart to reveal the messy constructs (and special effects) holding the illusion together. THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY grapples with fertility, loss and the physical, poetic and psychological complexities of the human body and mind.

After starting the video, click anywhere on the screen, hold down the mouse button and drag your cursor around to explore in every direction.

Director’s bio:
Lisa Birke has had solo exhibitions across Canada and her award-winning short films have been screened at film festivals and galleries internationally, including: Time is Love, Vancouver International Film Festival, CAFKA, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Athens International Film + Video Festival, Cologne OFF X and many others. THE KNITS screened at Slamdance, the Florida Film Festival and was mounted as a solo touring exhibition. THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY is currently included in the contemporary art biennial at the Remai Modern in Saskatoon Canada. Birke is Assistant Professor of Digital and Extended Media at the University of Saskatchewan.