Sasha Litvintseva: Films, Writing, Projects, Info

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In collaboration with Beny Wagner / 40 min / 2022 / 2K DCP


Constant is a hallucinatory journey through the social and political histories of measurement. From early modern European land enclosures to the French Revolution to the current frontier of Big Science, the film traces the relationship of measurement standardization to power, ideals of democratisation and the realities of dispossession. Cinematic and technical images that begin as products of measurement systems are stretched beyond their functions to describe the resistance of lived experience to symbolic abstractions.


Text / direction / edit / sound design: Sasha Litvintseva and Beny Wagner

Produced by: Guillaume Cailleau for CaSk Films, Sasha Litvintseva and Beny Wagner

3D and point cloud animation: Matteo Mastrandrea

Camera: Sasha Litvintseva

Original music: dead hand / Additional music: Beny Wagner

Narration: Cynthia Beatt 

Supported by: Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg; Beauftragter der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien


Conjuring the Perceptible Unknown

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