Invited by FLAX in May and June 2017, Etienne de France works on a video project called Looking for the Perfect Landscape. This video project is made in consultation with the Autry Museum of the American West. It will be launched on the East of Borneo website’s in November 2017, and premiered at the Echo Park Film Center on November 5 at 5pm, along with a screening series of films by Native artists and filmmakers. His video will also be screened in Paris, France in 2018.
Grounding his work in Mohave culture, this project is a collaboration inviting elders, cultural practitioners, artists, activists, environmentalists, and archeologists. The video project, its storyline, and its development evolves based on encounters and meetings between Etienne de France and the diverse participants he involves.