Stockholm: Libraryman, 2022.
177 color plates
20 x 26 cm
SIGNED by Stéphan Crasneanscki and Patti Smith.
When invited to explore the archive of Jean-Luc Godard multidisciplinary artist Stéphan Crasneanscki photographed his personal collection of shot film, reel-to-reels and historical ephemera. The notes and references in the book attest to the passing of time, yet being saved from oblivion; as a fragmented creative map of a master film director’s artistic thought process. In addition to working with someone’s personal belongings and its cultural heritage, Crasneanscki also adds his own interpretation and admiration to the material’s constellation of ideas of identity, traceability, temporality, space, memory, existence, materiality and historicity.] The book contains a foreword by musician, author and poet Patti Smith, a conversation with filmmaker Abel Ferrara and an essay written by film critic, historian and editor Antoine de Baecque. Item #24356
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