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Ila Bêka (also Ila Beka or Ilabeka) is a contemporary Italian artist, filmmaker and producer living in Paris.

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Life and career

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He trained as an architect with a degree from the IUAV of Venice and the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-Belleville.

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Since 2005 he has been working in collaboration with Louise Lemoine with whom he founded the research and creation platform Bêka & Partners. Presented by The New York Times as "cult figures in the European architecture world", Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine mainly focus their research on experimenting new narrative and cinematographic forms in relation to contemporary architecture. Koolhaas Houselife, the first film Ila Bêka co-directed with Louise Lemoine in 2008, has been acclaimed by the international critique as "The architectural cult movie".

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Ila Bêka has been invited to lecture and present his films in many international cultural institutions and prestigious universities such as Venice Biennale (2008, 2010, 2014), MoMA (New-York), Centre Pompidou (Paris), Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Barbican Art Gallery (London), Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montréal), NAi (Rotterdam, NL), MAXXI (Rome), SALT (Istanbul), Harvard GSD, Architectural Association School of Architecture (London).

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In 2016 Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine's complete work (16 films) has been acquired by MoMA, Museum of Modern Art in New York, and is now part of his permanent collection. "The acquisition of a complete work by the Moma it's an extremely rare event for a living artist".

Filmography

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  • 2000: Millimetraggi (168 x 3min) - Short Film - Best Film at Festival du Film Très Court de Paris
  • 2001: Colomba (2min) - Short Film - Best Film at Venice International Short Film Festival in Venice
  • 2001: In Utero (11min) - Short Film - Official Selection at International Critic's Week at Cannes Film Festival
  • 2002: L'uomo dei numeri (5,30min) - Documentary
  • 2003: I have seen my mother dancing in the clouds (6min) - Short Film - Best International Short Film at 21 Torino Film Festival
  • 2004: Salome & the seven heads (6min) - Video Installation
  • 2004: Trilogy: Buongiorno (5min), Buonasera (5min), Buonanotte (5min) - 3 Short Films - Special Mention at Nastri d'Argento, Italy.
  • 2005: Quodlibet (84min) - Feature Film - Official Selection at 58th Locarno International Film Festival
  • 2005: "A Balare", a trilogy: "Frassinetti (62min), Pilastro (61min), Italicus (60min) - Documentaries
  • 2006: Passero sublime (9min) - Video installation
  • 2006: Mind scraping (5min) - Video installation
  • 2006: Contagion (5min) - Video installation
  • 2006: Reminiscenza onirica (5min) - Video installation
  • 2006: Ventre (5min) - Video installation - Best Film at Festival Internazionale Cinema d'Arte di Milano
  • 2007: Monsieur et Madame Pelletret (2 x 6min) - Video installation
  • 2007: Testamento della Memoria (38min) - Documentary
  • 2008: Koolhaas Houselife (58min) - Documentary - Official Selection at 8th Venice Biennale of Architecture
  • 2010: Sound of Space (6min) - Video installation
  • 2010: "Inside Piano": The Submarine (39min), "The little Beaubourg (26min), "The power of silence (34min) - 3 Documentaries
  • 2012: Fragments (33min) - Video installation
  • 2012: Natural Histories (11min) - Video installation
  • 2013: Pomerol, Herzog & de Meuron (51min) - Documentary
  • 2013: Xmas Meier (51min) - Documentary
  • 2013: Gehry's Vertigo, (48min) - Documentary - Official Selection at 10th Venice Biennale of Architecture (extract)
  • 2013: Living Architectures Zip (60min) - Documentary - Best Film at ArchFilmLund Festival, Sweden
  • 2013: 25bis (46min) - Documentary
  • 2014: La Maddalena (12min) - Video installation - Official Selection at 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture
  • 2014: La Maddalena Chair (25min) - Video installation - Official Selection at 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture
  • 2014: Alfred, une nuit vénitienne (70min) - Documentary
  • 2014: 24 heures sur place (90min) - Documentary - Special Jury Prize at 32nd Torino Film Festival
  • 2014: L'expérience du vide (45min) - Documentary
  • 2014: Barbicania (90min) - Documentary - Art project commissioned by Barbican Centre
  • 2015: The Infinite Happiness (85min) - Documentary
  • 2015: Spiriti (15x3min circa)- Video installation- Art project commissioned by Fondazione Prada, Milano
  • 2016: Voyage autour de la Lune (75min) - Documentary
  • 2016: Selling Dreams (25min + 12min) - Video installation - Official Selection Oslo Triennale
  • Teaching

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  • In 2013 and 2014, he gave the course "Cinema & Architecture" at GSAPP Columbia University for the New York/Paris program.
  • In 2015 and 2016, he gave the course "Filming Architecture" with Marco Müller and Louise Lemoine at the AAM, the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, in Switzerland.
  • Recognition

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  • MoMA, Museum of Modern Art in New York: The complete work (16 films) of Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine has been acquired for the permanent collection.
  • CNAP, Centre National des Arts Plastiques: "Koolhaas Houselife" and "La Maddalena" have been acquired for the permanent collection.
  • Awarded by Metropolis (architecture magazine) as Game Changer 2015.
  • Awards

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  • Special Jury Prize at 32nd Torino Film Festival: "24 Heures sur Place" by Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine.
  • Best Architecture Documentaries for the film collection Living Architectures by the festival ArchFilmLund, 2013.
  • Best International Short Film at 21 Torino Film Festival for "I have seen my mother dancing in the clouds"
  • Best Film at Festival du Film Très Court de Paris: "Millimetraggi".
  • Best Film at Venice International Short Film Festival in Venice: "Colomba.
  • Best Film at Jameson Award for "In Utero".
  • Best Film at Premio Troisi festival for "Millimetraggi".
  • Best Film at Festival Internazionale Cinema d'Arte di Milano: "Ventre".
  • Best Film at Premio Troisi festival for "Buongiorno".
  • Best Film at Maremetraggio Festival for "Millimetraggi".
  • Best Film at Interfilm Berlin Film Festival Festival for "Buongiorno".
  • Special Prize of the Jury at Festival Sobra Arte 2015 (Lisbon): "La Maddalena".
  • Special Mention at Nastri d'Argento, Italy: "Buongiorno".
  • Published Dvd-Books


  • Koolhaas Houselife, 2008, ISBN 978-88-903602-0-6.
  • Koolhaas Houselife, 2013, ISBN 979-10-92194-00-5.
  • Pomerol, Herzog & de Meuron, 2013, ISBN 979-10-92194-01-2.
  • Xmas Meier, 2013, ISBN 979-10-92194-02-9.
  • Gehry's Vertigo, 2013, ISBN 979-10-92194-03-6.
  • Inside Piano, 2013, ISBN 979-10-92194-04-3.
  • Living Architectures, 2013, ISBN 979-10-92194-05-0.
  • References

    Ila Bêka Wikipedia


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