Magma reviewed by Stuart Ian Burns after visiting the Liverpool Biennial.
"...This trailer offers just a flavour of what is one of my favourite pieces
of the Biennial.
In Magma, a group of girls portray what might be futuristic nuns lost on
a kind of manic retreat in the wilderness (or the Faroe Islands) taking
part in a ritual that looks like it has the capacity to shake the foundations
of the planet. After a time, some kind of initiation ceremony takes place,
perhaps suggesting the moment when a girl becomes a woman, but it's
not clear. Nothing's clear, but for once, because the imagery is so
mesmerising both in terms of editing and lighting, I don't care, I just let it
wash over me..."
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