Lullabies is a fake autobiography in which the artist explores the semantics and signification that add to the complexities and chaos of Dominican Spanish, and uses them as inspiration to create narratives. It is the story of a boy who speaks in images – sometimes revealing himself and sometimes remaining invisible through abstraction.
(32mins) | United States of America
Born in Santo Domingo in 1985, Nelson Carlo received a BFA in Creative Writing and Media Arts. He later studied cinematography in Buenos Aires, and started making experimental work at the Edinburgh College of Art. At present he is pursuing his MFA in Film/Video at CalArts. His work has been shown in BAFICI, Bienal de São Paulo, Clermont Ferrand and at the Guggenheim, and has been awarded by BAFTA, Ibermedia, Fundación Carolina and DGCINE. He is currently working on a film – an experimental fiction essay inspired by Roberto Bolaño’s novel 2666.