It for Others and Statues Also Die

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<i>It for Others</i>. 2013. UK. Directed by Duncan Campbell. Courtesy of LUX. Pictured: Michael Clark Company
  • It for Others

    2013. Great Britain. Duncan Campbell. 54 min.

  • Statues Also Die

    1953. France. Chris Marker and Alain Resnais. 30 min.

Followed by a discussion with Duncan Campbell
Friday, February 21, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
  • It for Others

    2013. Great Britain. Directed by Duncan Campbell. This meditation on cultural imperialism and the commodification of objects is an expanded historical response to Chris Marker and Alain Resnais’ 1953 film Statues Also Die. It includes chapters on African art, a performance with the Michael Clark Company based on ideas about commodities and exchange, archival material, and a narration by Kate Hardy. New York premiere. 54 min.

  • Statues Also Die

    1953. France. Directed by Chris Marker and Alain Resnais. This classic essay film on African art explores how meaning is transformed through appropriation by Western cultures and offers a critique of colonialism. 30 min.

In the Film exhibition

Image: It for Others. 2013. UK. Directed by Duncan Campbell. Courtesy of LUX. Pictured: Michael Clark Company