Martin Arnold - Cinemnesis

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Piece touchee, Passage a l\'acte and Alone: Life wastes Andy Hardy. Arnold calls these pieces his \'revenge on film history\'. Inspired distortions of popular cinema that challenge the supposedly stable system of Hollywood space and time and undermine thePiece touchee, Passage a l'acte and Alone: Life wastes Andy Hardy. Arnold calls these pieces his 'revenge on film history'. Inspired distortions of popular cinema that challenge the supposedly stable system of Hollywood space and time and undermine the pretence of the family idyll. They are also hilarious.

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- Pièce touchée 1989 b/w 15'
- Passage à l'acte 1993 b/w 12'
- Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy 1998 b/w 15’'

 "I work with feature-film scenes, with popular cinema, so for my work the image itself is also very important: it doesn't only show certain places, actors, and actions; it also shows the dreams, hopes, and taboos of the epoch and society that created it." - Martin Arnold

 "Pièce touchée is more than a matter of forms. The reflections and distortions and delays it displays challenge Hollywood's stable system of space and time." - Alexander Horwath

 "The message which lies deep under the surface of the family idyll, suppressed or lost, is exposed - that message is war." - Stefan Grissemann on Passage à l'acte

"My revenge on film history." - Martin Arnold

 Contains a 16-page essay by Akira Lippit, "Cinemnesis, Martin Arnold's Memory Machine."

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27.00 EUR

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Publishing date: 

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

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42

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