From: Caroline Koebel (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Nov 28 2007 - 08:23:38 PST
Would love to see these films. Any plans/possibilities for US screenings??
On 11/28/07 9:26 AM, "Xavier Garcia Bardon" <email suppressed> wrote:
> Bozar Cinema presents
> HENRI CHOPIN
> December 15, 2007 / 20:00
> Palais des Beaux-Arts / Centre for Fine Arts / Brussels
> Films: "Pêche de nuit" (1963), "L'énergie du sommeil" (1965)
> Live concert: Henri Chopin
> Henri Chopin, born in Paris in 1922, is a living legend. For nearly 50
> years now and through countless recordings and publications this
> founding father of aural poetry has defended the electronic
> exploration of voice and body. To this end he systematically uses
> microphones, tape recorders, mixing tables and amplifiers by which he
> records, modifies and amplifies the aural universe of his own voice
> and body, the only sources of his music.
> "Chopin is the explorer of a Terra Incognita, an infra or ultra poetry
> of pure energy beyond language. He is the first artist to write a
> planetary poetry of spatial bodies" (Michel Giroud). Chopin holds a
> central position in the history of 20th century avant-garde with his
> recordings, writings, and editing work (Burroughs, Hausmann, Gysin,
> Janco, members of the Lettrism and Fluxus movements and many others).
> And of course with his powerful live performances
> Few people know that Chopin also (co)directed a couple of films. This
> exceptional evening showcases recently restored prints of "Pêche de
> nuit" (1963) and "L'énergie du sommeil" (1965). These are followed by
> a live concert by Henri Chopin himself.
> More information : http://www.bozar.be/activity.php?id=7741&lng=en
> BOZAR CINEMA
> Palais des Beaux-Arts / Centre for Fine Arts
> Rue Ravenstein 23
> 1000 Bruxelles
> + 32 (0)2 507 82 00
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