Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory

Matta by Chris Marker

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Matta | Chris Marker
1985, 17:18 min, color, sound

During a 1985 exhibition, the artist Matta takes Marker on a tour of his work. His wide-ranging commentary covers art-historical and philosophical questions about art and audience in a manner both mischievous and profound. Matta is an energized subject throughout the interview, and Marker's prowling, hand-held camera perfectly captures this sensation.

Electronics Arts Intermix has the following short entry on Matta '85:

MATTA '85 by Chris Marker

1985, 17:18 min, color, sound
During a 1985 exhibition the artist Matta takes Marker on a tour of his work. His wide-ranging commentary covers art-historical and philosophical questions about art and audience in a manner both mischievous and profound. Matta is an energized subject throughout the interview, and Marker's prowling, hand-held camera pefectly captures this sensation.

In French with English subtitles.

With: Sumie Ozawa, Kenji Hamamoto, Hiroshi Sugata, Yumi Sakanashi. Camera: Michael Birnbaum, Mako Idemitsu

https://www.eai.org/titles/matta

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