What if one took into account the fact that time in History telling is dependent on space and place? That the notion of time is a cultural construct and far from being neutral? That western time is marked by the Christian doctrine of salvation?
In the southern Chilean regions of Araucania and Los Lagos very different approaches to time, nature and landscape clashed – those of the native Mapuche and those of the European colonialists who settled here during the 19th century.
What if landscape as a slow medium allowed us to understand the multifaceted nature of time?
In the video New Brothers both Mapuche people and descendants of the German settlers take a look at their landscape and tell about its formation. Professional historians and museum officials reflect on their practice of writing history.
Total duration is: 130 minutes.
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