Still Lives is now playing at GOMA!

Accompanying the Gallery exhibition ‘Still Life Now’ (24 September 2022 – 19 February 2023), ‘Still Lives’ explores themes relating to life, death, and transformation.

From the macabre to the magnificent, the films included in this program delve into varying cinematic ruminations on life; its creation, preservation, and ultimate transfiguration.



Selected titles include: The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover 1989 (Peter Greenaway), Flux Gourmet 2022 (Peter Strickland), Death Becomes Her 1992 (Robert Zemeckis), Still Life 2006 (Jia Zhangke), 24 Frames 2017 (Abbas Kiarostami), A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence 2014 (Roy Andersson), Meanwhile On Earth 2020 (Carl Olsson), Little Joe 2019 (Jessica Hausner), The Lobster 2015 (Yorgos Lanthimos) and Taxidermia 2006 (György Pálfi).

Still Lives
GOMA, Brisbane
9 October 2022 – 12 March 2023