Margarida Paiva, born in 1975, lives in Oslo. Solo exhibitions Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm et al. Group exhibitions in the Torrance Art Museum 2014; Tromsø Kunstforening 2012; 2nd Baltic Biennale, St. Petersburg 2010. In 2014 Award at the FOKUS Festival in Nikolaj Kunsthal for “Every Story Is Imperfect”.
The Day I Wasn’t There
(NOR 2014, 12’, English)
One at a time, three women share their memories of a train accident they experienced. But did this incident really take place? Or are the train accident and its horrors only symbols for pain they have inflicted on themselves? Little by little, a story takes shape…