Directed by Mathew Francis
In a hypnotic journey through a mysterious facility, a test subject undergoes a series of strange stimulus and response evaluations, inciting uncertainty about his own humanity. He thus begins to observe the intricacies of organic life around him to uncover a deeper understanding of what it means to be human, encountering a peculiar woman in the process. Speaking with ambiguity, she offers the subject a chance to find his identity.
Is this simply another elaborate stimulus test or is it something more?
Originally conceived as a graduate project at the University of Canberra, CAPTCHA has garnered acclaim for the Canberra-based production team, Postglacial. The film received recognition at the prestigious Academy Award-qualifying 39th St Kilda Film Festival, securing the Best Sound accolade at the 28th Canberra Short Film Festival. Additionally, it stood as a finalist in the 2023 Melbourne Cineverse Film Festival.
CAPTCHA will open alongside our other exhibitions: New Work by Martin Paull, Absurd Frontier by Nathan Hughes and Cold Collations by Susan Chancellor.
Don’t miss the opening of these fantastic exhibitions on Thursday 22 February, from 6-8pm.
This event is free to attend, register your interest via the ticket link below to RSVP!
Exhibitions run from THURSDAY 22 FEBRUARY – SUNDAY 17 MARCH 2024
Gallery opening times: Wednesday to Sunday, 12 – 5pm.
Image credit: CAPTCHA (2022) Film still. Directed by Mathew Francis. Australia: Postglacial.
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