Paula Gaitán

Se hace camino al andar / The Path is Made by Walking
Brazil 2021

Video installation, 35 min. Kuikuro.

The journey of a man through infinite time and space. The roads arise when walking.

Paula Gaitán was born in Paris in 1952. After working as art director on Glauber Rocha's A Idade da Terra (1980), she directed numerous films herself: Gaitán has made feature films, videos, television series and installations, as well as documentaries on Éliane Radigue, Ken Jacobs and Agnès Varda. Gaitán lives and works in São Paulo.

Production Eryk Rocha, Paula Gaitán. Production companies Aruac Filmes (São Paulo, Brazil), Paula Gaitán (São Paulo, Brazil). Written and directed by Paula Gaitán. Cinematography Pedro Urano. Editing Paula Gaitán. Music Ava Rocha. Sound design Paula Gaitán. Sound Marcos Lopes da Silva. Production design Diogo Hayashi. Costumes Aline Besouro. Assistant directors Rodrigo Fischer, Manuel Moruzzi. Production manager Violeta Rodrigues. Post-production supervisor Brunno Schiavon. Executive producer Vitor Graize. With Paulo Nazareth.

Films

1987: Olho D'Água (36 min.). 1989: Uaka / Sky (90 min.). 1991: Lygiapape (43 min.). 1995: Vuelo de Condor (28 min.). 1996: Presença, Ausência (30 min.). 1997: Marta Traba, Palabra Mujer (28 min.). 2004: Pela Água (8 min.). 2007: Pelo Rio / River (13 min.), Diário de Sintra / Days in Sintra (90 min.). 2008: Monsanto (22 min.). 2009: Vida / Life (72 min.), Kogi (13 min.). 2010: Agreste (72 min.). 2013: Exilados do Vulcão / The Volcano Exiles (122 min.), Memória da Memória / Memory of the Memory (25 min.). 2015: Noite / Night (87 min.). 2016: A Chuva do Meu Jardim / La Pluie dans mon Jardin (28 min.). 2017: Sutis Interferências / Subtle Interferences (79 min.), Mulher do Fim do Mundo, Elza Soares (5 min.). 2020: Luz nos trópicos / Light in the Tropics (259 min., Forum 2020), Riverock (157 min.), Se Hace Camino Al Andar / The Path is Made by Walking.

Photo: © Paula Gaitán