RYAN TRECARTIN & LIZZIE FITCH, video and visual artists “ANY EVER” (2012, 12’30”) “Did I just Date myself? ‐ No, It was just Dinner.” François Michaud, the co-curator of the “Any Ever” exhibition at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, reveals to us the visual and mental world of Ryan Trecartin & […]
INFERNO (2:01) Created by Karine Laval Featuring Daniel Smith & Christophe Doloire from TheSwimmingPools SYNOPSIS Inferno (2:01) Created by artist Karine Laval, features Daniel & Christophe Doloire from TheSwimmingPools. The pool becomes a metaphor for a mirror that reflects the surrounding world, echoing physical dissolutions and shifting states of the mind as the water blurs […]
Christian Marclay’s “Telephones” (1995), a 7 1/2-minute compilation of brief Hollywood film clips that creates a narrative of its own. These linked-together snippets of scenes involve innumerable well-known actors such as Cary Grant, Tippi Hedren, Ray Milland, Humphrey Bogart and Meg Ryan, who dial, pick up the receiver, converse, react, say good-bye and hang up. […]
The Starfish // L’Etoile de Mer L’Étoile de Mer (English: The Sea Star) is a 1928 film directed by Man Ray. The film is based on a script by Robert Desnos and depicts a couple (Alice Prin and André de la Rivière) acting through scenes that are shot out of focus. Director: Man Ray Writer: […]
“Inventions of light forms and movements” is the way Man Ray described the films he made in the 1920s. The title of his 1926 film Emak Bakia comes from an old Basque expression that means “don’t bother me.”
Chris Burden’s conceptual performance from the early 1970s. Shot on Super-8, 16mm film, and half-inch video. Guided by the artist’s comments on both the works and the documentative process.