All the Sounds in the Universe

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  • France
  • 2001
The French sound artist and investigator Brodier, who makes his own theramin esque instruments as a real craftsman and then plays them himself, gives a concert for which he manipulates all kinds of short wave signals using an impressive home made radio receiver. Jacques Brodier: 'According to the theory of the Big Bang, the original explosion at the start of the universe is an unlimited spectral chaos, an infinite potential of opportunities. Human reality could then be described as a "mental tunnel", dug up by countless generations in the geology of this chaos. Our ideas make the threshold of this tunnel visible, through a carpet of images and signs.'
Director
Jacques Brodier
Country of production
France
Production Year
2001
Festival Edition
IFFR 2003
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Programme

Static Installaties

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Denislavant - Song and Dance (and a Good Movie)

Visibility is overrated, like fame. Song and Dance (and a good movie) is an installation in four parts. First of all, a screening of Andy Warhol's film Paul Swan, followed by three portraits using black light paint so they are only visible when the normal exhibition lights fade and black light illuminates the room. The third part is the performance of David Bowie's Hunky Dory in its entirety. The final section is the live re creation of the last scene from Claire Denis' Beau travail in which Denis Lavant dances in a disco. For this part Wampler made a replica of the set, learned the choreography and, costumed as Denis Lavant, executes the dance.

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IFFR 2003