32 min. | art project | BR 2017


A MINOR HISTORY OF TREMBLING MATTER focuses on Palmelo, a small town in Brazil where half of the town’s inhabitants see themselves as spiritual mediums while also holding day jobs as civil servants.


Artist: Tamar Guimarães, Kasper Akhøj

DoP: Alexander Haßkerl, Bárbara Alvarez

Production: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art


Research parts where exhibited at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, from 18th of February to 18th of June 2017.

Short film is exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from August 2017 to January 2018.


shot on RED Epic RAW and Sony FS7

Alexander Haßkerl |

Director of Photography

A Minor History of Trembling Matter