"Producer Eleanor Ellis offers Piedmont blues fans a rare front-row seat to a private house party that is as down home and authentic as they come on this 57-minute DVD Blues Houseparty. Filmed in...
Viedo Podcasts : Fine Art : MOUNIR FATMI / MODERN TIMES A HISTORY OF A MACHINE / 2010
MOUNIR FATMI / MODERN TIMES A HISTORY OF A MACHINE / 2010
Mounir Fatmi's oeuvre has often displayed a fraught relationship to architecture, addressing the dystopic effects of the modernist experiment or arrogant contemporary displays of power and economic might. "Modern Times" explores architecture in the Middle East, raising the question of the human impact of this unrelenting construction machine.
The artist is sympathetic to Chaplin's character, whose slapstick encounter with the factory machine suggests the human obstacle to a perfectly streamlined, mechanical production. mounir fatmi explains: "I want to be the product that the machine fails, otherwise one will think that the machine is perfect"
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Date: November 10, 2014
Name of the podcaster: Mounir Fatmi Credits: Mounir Fatmi
bODY_rEMIX/gOLDBERG_vARIATIONS (2005) performed by the Compagnie Marie Chouinard from Montreal. Choreography: Marie Chouinard - Music: Louis Dufort, J.S.Bach: Die Goldberg Variationen.
Professional ballet performers pose as break dancers in New York's Washington Square Park. The men hype up their tumbling routine to a gathered crowd before realizing they...