Marine Hugonnier

Cinema in the guts

  • Binding Paperback with jacket
  • Size 24 x 30 cm
  • Pages 292
  • Illustrations 300
  • Language English
  • Year 2022
  • ISBN 9788836651313
  • Price € 45,00  € 42,75
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Abstract

For 20 years, Marine Hugonnier’s work has acted as a critical analysis of the way in which the conventions of representation collude with political ideologies. The French-British artist sees her practice as an investigation into the politics of the gaze, and seeks to uncover the underlying mechanisms of power in these times of pervasive spectacularisation. Hugonnier is committed to giving an account of what it is that shapes images and, in so doing, to question the effect of colonialism, capitalism and patriarchy on any mechanism used for recording and reproducing images in Western societies. Having always felt like a foreigner because of the different countries in which she has lived, Hugonnier is driven by an urge to deconstruct the cultural framework that shapes our gaze and to replace it with one that is liberating and non-alienating. A filmmaker first and foremost, Hugonnier has frequently travelled with her Aaton camera, filming as she walked and vice versa, taking the standpoint of a reporter or ethnographer in a conscious effort to blur her status as an artist.

Extract from the preface by Marta Ponsa

Contents

TEXTS
Foreword
Marta Ponsa

Touching Worlds: Limits, Passages and Folds in the Work of Marine Hugonnier
Michael Newman

Elemental Complicity
Rosi Braidotti

A Conversation between
Eyal Weizman and Marine Hugonnier

Cameraland
Emmanuel Burdeau

The Twilight of the Multitude
Carles Guerra

Biography

Selected bibliography

List of works

WORKS
La Vijanera
Desire Is Not Much, but Nonetheless…
Portrait of a Reporter as a Fellow Artist
Art for Modern Architecture
Cinetracts (Spring, Winter, Summer)
Antonio Negri
Crystal Palace
Portfolios
Meadow Report
Apicula Enigma
Forest
Travel Posters
La Liberté guidant le peuple
Ariana
Territory I, II, III
Towards Tomorrow (International Date Line, Alaska)
Flower
Candle
Travelling Amazonia
Monument for a Radical Instant (Cinéma, Cinéma, Mon Amour)
May 13, 1968
Death of an Icon
Programme météo
Dispatch from Przemysęl (Notes for a Democratic Europe)
Assembly of Animals / Union pour la Cinégénie
Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard (l’espace social)
The Last Tour
The Secretary of the Invisible
Letter to My Friend CM (Tribune for an Apocalypse)