A Tale Of Two Cities @ Nam June Paik & Paul Garrin. 1992

Publié le par Olivier Lussac

A Tale of Two Cities
by Nam June Paik and Paul Garrin
1992, 60 sec, color, sound
Television on speed, Paik and Garrin's A Tale of Two Cities is a potpourri of pop personalities, avant-garde antics and international cultural kitsch, where past, present and future collide in the kaleidoscopic, hyper-kinetic, televisually "now." Transgressions was created as part of "TRANS-VOICES", an international multi-media public art project that was conceived to reflect a broad spectrum of cultural diversity -- national, racial, and ethnic -- that characterizes both France and America today. Created by seven American and seven French artists, the video spots operate as trans-cultural investigations, questioning the validity of national identity, exploring the origins of cultural ideology, and charging the ethics of government entities. The spots communicate messages about the fundamental social, political, economic and ecological shifts that mark the close of the 20th century.

Produced by the American Center, Paris, in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Public Art Fund. Featuring: Laurie Anderson, Joseph Beuys, Yves Montand, Charlotte Moorman, Sapho. Producer/Director: Nam June Paik, Paul Garrin. Post Production Facility: Caesar Video Graphics, Inc. In-House Producer: Robert Buganza. Editor: Don Kleszy. Producer: Robert Beck.rri

Publié dans Art vidéo - cinéma

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