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The Cover of a Book is the Beginning of a Journey: 16mm Film Screenings

Friday 16 January 2009, 23:00
Free

Screening free all day in the Auditorium

PREMIUM
Ruscha’s first film, based on a short story by Mason Williams, "How to Derive the Maximum Enjoyment from Crackers", which book Crackers, an instruction manual-style text in which the artist's photographs illustrate a short story by Mason Williams.
Dir. Ed Ruscha USA 1971 24m

CHINESE CRACKERS
A Beijing based Remake of Ruscha's Premium, commissioned by Jonathon Monk, this film project underscores broader issues inherent to bringing China and its art scene into the global fold.
Dir. Jonathan Monk UK 2006 10m

BASKING IN WHAT FEELS LIKE 'AN OCEAN OF GRACE' I SOON REALISE THAT I'M NOT LOOKING AT IT, BUT RATHER I AM IT, RECOGNISING MYSELF
Wardill used computer software to compose music that would appear symmetrical when seen laid out as sheet music. The middle of the music, where it begins to play inverted, is the middle of the film.
Dir. Emily Wardill UK 2006 8m

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