Having studied disciplines as diverse as music and architecture, Mikhail Karikis (b. 1975 in Thessaloniki, Greece) has since forged an international career spanning film, photography and performance employed in the development of immersive installations.

The three films presented in this program - set in an abandoned coal mine, a postindustrial village, and a factory with the disabled people - shed light on alternative models for human existence, friendship, labor, and action.

All include scenes of people singing/rapping as a group, encouraging us to contemplate the meaning of labor and employment, and the correlation between natural resources, industry and communities.