Leyla Rodriguez enrolled at HAW University Hamburg. Her interventions in the public space through temporary textile installations, objects and videos have been
exhibited in numerous galleries and shown at film festivals worldwide. She was born in Buenos Aires and currently lives and works in Hamburg/ Germany. Recent exhibitions include MuVIM Museu Valencià de la II-lustració i la Modernitat, Valencia Spain (2015), Peruvian & Nord American Cultural Institute of Cusco, Peru(2014), Takis Katsoulidis Engraving Museum, Messini Greece (2013), Kunstverein Rostock, Rostock Germany (2013), The State Hermitage Museum St Petersburg Russia (2012), The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena USA (2012), Tromso Kunstforening,
Tromso Norway (2011) and the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. USA (2011). She was the recipient of The Kraft New Media Prize in 2011.
Project Title: OPTIMISTIC COVER
Proposal Summary: OPTIMISTIC COVER 2015
HD/ 16:9/stereo/ 04:29 min.
Production countries: Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Uruguay and UK.
In this short movie, we discover by proxy the different layers of enlightenment, unraveling the presence of a magical promise, which is untouched by the passing of time.