A Beautiful Portrait From Which The Subject Has Gone Missing At Once A Poignant Personal Reminiscence And The Finest Appraisal I Ve Read Of Marker S Poetics And Politics Studio Is An Experiment With Montage, With Dynamism And Stillness Ben Lerner, From The IntroductionChris Marker, Who Died In 2012 In His Home City Of Paris, Was A Celebrated Writer, Photographer And Documentary Film Director Best Known For His Films La Jet E, A Grin Without A Cat, And Sans Soleil, He Was Described By Fellow Filmmaker Alain Resnais As The Prototype Of The Twenty First Century Man In This Highly Original Homage, Adam Bartos Exquisite Photographs Of Marker S Studio, A Workspace Both Extraordinarily Cluttered And Highly Organized, Appear Alongside A Moving Reminiscence Of His Friend By The Film Theorist And Practitioner Colin MacCabe The Physical Structure Of The Book, Incorporating A Concertina Of Images, Echoes Marker S Own Commitment To Radical, Innovative Form The Result Is A Compelling Homage To One Of The Most Important And Original Talents In Modern Cinema.Illustrated In Color Throughout, Including 8 Gatefolds.
Adam Bartos is a New York based photographer whose books include Studio Remembering Chris Marker, International Territory The United Nations, 1945 95, Kosmos A Portrait of the Russian Space Age and Darkroom He has been shortlisted for the prestigious Prix Pictet.
- 58 pages
- Adam Bartos
- 26 October 2017 Adam Bartos