Coverbild Der Stachel des Skorpions
Der Stachel des Skorpions
Ein Cadavre Exquis nach Luis Buñuels "L'Âge d'or"
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Texts by: Dr. Ralf Beil, Michael Buhrs, Luis Buñuel, Jean-Henri Fabre, M+M, Marcus Steinweg u.a.
Graphic Design: Heimann und Schwantes
Edited by: Dr. Ralf Beil, Michael Buhrs, M+M
German
June 2014 , 248 Pages
hardcover
307mm x 206mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-3846-0
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| Buñuel’s masterpiece as a source of contemporary inspiration. Surrealism reloaded!
When Luis Buñuel’s L’ Âge d’or was premiered on No­vember 29, 1930, it hit a raw nerve, having a potent effect on the audience through its radical and some­times scandalous imagery. Banned for fifty years, Buñuel’s early Surrealist masterpiece continues to ex­ert an enormous influence on the artistic medium of film. L’ Âge d’or is based on the structure of the Surre­alist game of the cadavre exquis and consists of six individual, linked sequences. Following this format, The Scorpion’s Sting presents original reinterpreta­tions of these episodes by the international contem­porary artists John Bock, Chicks on Speed, Keren Cytter, M + M, Julian Rosefeldt, and Tobias Zielony. Created specifically for this joint project, their works are radi­cal creations, documented by extensive illustrations and original film scripts included in the publication. (English edition ISBN 978-3-7757-3848-4) Ausstellungen/Exhibitions: Villa Stuck, München/Munich 28.3.–9.6.2014 | Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt 22.6.–5.10.2014
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