[artinfo] Remembering Chris Marker

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Tue May 16 10:35:34 CEST 2017



With an Introduction by BEN LERNER

"A beautiful portrait from which the subject has 
gone missing Š at once a poignant personal 
reminiscence and the finest appraisal I've read 
of Marker's poetics and politics Š Studio is an 
experiment with montage, with dynamism and 

Chris 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 Jetée, 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.

58 pages * Illustrated in color throughout, including 8 gatefolds
Hardcover ISBN 978-1-682190-80-7

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