From: Rob Gawthrop (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Dec 07 2008 - 13:46:01 PST
Giovanni performed in Dortmund as part of the Expanded Cinema show in 2004
that Mark Webber put togther. http://www.hi-beam.net/fw/fw26/1241.html
He performed quite regularly in the 1970s/-early 80s in London. His mirrored
sanding disk on a power drill reflecting and interupting image & sound of a
French documentary about being an airline pilot is still also quite
Rob Gawthrop Director of Art Dartington College of Arts
(University College Falmouth)
On 6/12/08 20:06, "Jeanne LIOTTA" <email suppressed> wrote:
> Sorry but I already forgot who posted this anecdote:
> <Crossing Waterloo bridge in 1979 on the way to Film London at the NFT,
> filmmaker Giovanni Martedi stopped, picked up a piece of broken glass,
> directed sunlight on to the wall of the bridge and said "see, cinema is not
> so big, cinema is tiny".>
> But I loved that, it stayed with me all day and into my dream that night-- so
> I had not heard of Giovanni Martedi before and a cursory search led me to a
> blog reporting on an awesome film series at Arsenal in Berlin last year that I
> wish I was at, called HARDFILMS: Pixels and Celluloid. Kudos to whoever
> organized those shows, keen curating ...
> Nice, random, life.
> love jeanne
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