re: arctic


By Hadin Charbel, Déborah López, Francisco Lobo and Romea Muryń

Re:arctic presents an autonomous self-governing sentient Arctic territory in a post-climatic shift scenario. Equipped with intelligence, sentient machines, and legal rights, the film portrays the causes, consequences, and conflicts that arise when human value systems are optimized towards non-human goals.

Text written by Hadin Charbel, Déborah López, Francisco Lobo and Romea Muryń


Directors: Pareid (Hadin Charbel and Déborah López) and Locument (Francisco Lobo and Romea Muryń) Cinematography: Francisco Lobo Screenplay: Hadin Charbel and Déborah López

Original Score: Donnie Brosh

Sound Design : Duarte Ferreira

Voice over: Mika Kaibara Portugaise, Donnie Brosh, Hadin Charbel

In collaboration with: The Bartlett School of Architecture, Bartlett Prospective (BPro), Research Cluster 1, Monumental Wastelands.

Students: Sitanan Bhengbhun, Tashi Zaidi, Tushar Mondal, Bo Wenzhao, Jiang Lei, An Lusha, Ren Yue Nutthapol Pimpasak, Maaya Harakawa, Jin Wang, Mo Ran, Wen Luan, Ke Liu, Jialei Huangfu, mingyang li.

Specialist Consultants: Kim Holmen, Mathilde Le Moullec, Maja-Stina Ekstedt, Ragnhild Utne, Andy Hodson, Nataly Marchenko, Aleksey Marchenko, Espen Helgesen, Asmund Asdal.

Special Thanks: Norwegian Polar Institute, The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Svalbard Satellite Station, Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), Gruve 3 Mine in Svalbard, and European Incoherent Scatter Scientific Association (EISCAT) and Global Seed Vault.