.Sofía Gallisá Muriente: Celaje (Cloudscape) at Stanford

Sofía Gallisá Muriente’s film Celaje (Cloudscape) intertwines the aftermath of natural disasters with Puerto Rico’s colonial legacy. Muriente’s poignant elegy, featuring home movies and post-Hurricane Maria footage, explores impermanence through degrading film stock—a metaphor for the tropical climate’s impact on historical remnants. Cloudscape seamlessly blends Super 8 and 16mm imagery, hand development, and a mesmerizing original score by José Iván Lebrón Moreira. As the final part of the Assimilate & Destroy series, it captures the ghostly dance of memories and the demise of the colonial project in Puerto Rico.

Sofía Gallisá Muriente: Celaje (Cloudscape)

Wed, 11am, Free

Cantor Arts Center, Stanford

In the Studio: Sofía Gallisá Muriente
Melisa Yuriarhttps://www.melisayuriar.com
Melisa is a features writer for Metro Silicon Valley, covering music, arts and entertainment in the Valley. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the journalist has bylines in Dancing Astronaut, Gray Area Magazine, Festival Insider and Saint Audio. She is a member of the American Copy Editors Society.

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