A Minor History of Trembling Matter

40 min | documentary | BR 2017


A MINOR HISTORY OF TREMBLING MATTER focuses on Palmelo, a small town in Brazil where half of the town’s inhabitants see themselves as spiritual mediums while also holding day jobs as civil servants.





Artists Tamar Guimarães, Kasper Akhøj

DoP Barbara Alvarez, Alexander Haßkerl

Production Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art


Research parts premiered in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, from 18th of February to 18th of June 2017.

Short film premiered in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from August 2017 to January 2018.