Members Event: Latino Film Poets in “Action”——Poesía sin fin, Alexandre Jodorowsky, 2016.Feb 16, 2019 Saturday 19:00 - 21:00

Venue:
Rockbund Art Museum (20 Huqiu Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai)
Speaker:
Lu Zhiyu
Category:
Talks
Releated:
Francis Alÿs: La dépense
Language:
Chinese
Platform: Exhibition Education
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  • About the Talk

    Constantly influenced by geopolitics, Francis Alÿs makes cities in Mexico, Argentina and the rest of Latin America as his main sources of inspiration for art creation, and uses poetic and allegorical methods to address political and social realities. He shares many similarities with two masters in the realm of film. The Argentine filmmaker Fernando Ezequiel Solanas, who developed the theory of the Third Cinema, has been committed to promoting the culture and development of the third world countries: even the most poetic scenarios in his films contain political satire, while the Chilean filmmaker Alexandre Jodorowsky has made roads an element highly repeated or a theme always discussed in his films. A Story of Deception, a work exhibited in “Francis Alÿs: Dépense”,also centers around a highway, halved by a dotted white line, extending towards a mirage glimmering on the horizon. In this talk, Lu Zhiyu, a well-known film critic, will share his ideas on two movies which are deeply rooted in the culture of their filmmakers’ homeland: El Viaje by Fernando Ezequiel Solanas and Poesía sin fin by Alexandre Jodorowsky.

    Forget about his fame as a cult film art master, and you will find that Alexandre Jodorowsky is actually an ingenuous poet like an innocent child. This is what astonished me the most when I watched Poesía sin fin. In this unconventional autobiographical film, Jodorowsky totally freed himself, revealing his inner selfhood. He played a clown in the movie as a homage to the Italian film director, Federico Fellini, and wrote the most poetic epitaph for his family.--- Lu Zhiyu  

  • About the Speaker

    Lu Zhiyu, film critic, chief editor of “Watching movie until death,” a WeChat Official Account, and co-founder of the Whale Movie Club. He has published The Clown, the Tears of the Circus and has been a judge in the 10th FIRST International Film Festival Xining.

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    Free admission, reservation is required.

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Members Event: Latino Film Poets in “Action”——Poesía sin fin, Alexandre Jodorowsky, 2016.

Feb 16, 2019 Saturday 19:00 - 21:00

Rockbund Art Museum (Shanghai 20 Huqiu Road, Huangpu District)

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