Wednesday, October 28, 2009

"The Lovers' Wind" by Albert Lamorisse (1970-78)

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"The Lovers' Wind"

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A movie shot in 1970 and completed posthumously 1978,

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Albert Lamorisse was commissioned by the Iranian state

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to make a film showing the beauties of Iran

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it was 85% shot with helicopter flying over lakes,

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ancient civilizations,

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beautiful huts,

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modernist architecture,
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urban lifestyle,

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under the auspices of a flamboyant and arty royal family
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where glass palaces

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and
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neon

the neon signs of Tehran

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and a dam where helicopter crashed and sent to death the entire crew


watch the move (via Bidoun on Ubuweb.com)

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Allan Kaprow, Yard

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Cay Sophie Rabinowitz inside the tyre installation

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a show that just closed at Hauser and Wirth New York

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NYC booms at night

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Happy Birthday Kai!

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Rita

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Horacio

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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Balloon projects

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A story of a runaway kid on this balloon made headlines this week,

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a utopian project called "Desert cloud" by architect/artist Graham Stevens

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Dali’s Ovocipede

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Instant City a project by Archigram


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