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Scratch Dialogues / November 6, 2020

SCRATCH DIALOGUES #3

After a short break, we continue our online programming series, Scratch Dialogues. It is conceived in the form of a dialogue within our collection, with the intention of exploring possible relationships of analogy, filiation or interaction between the films.

In this edition, a triangle of correspondences among friends...


PLUIE DE ROSES (À ROSE LOWDER)
by Jakobois
1984 / Super 8mm / color / sound / 3' 33

Images from the bridge over Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. The inland waterway vessels "Rose" and "Pluie de Roses" pass each other. Changes pile up and the camera unravels them, through shooting, for a mise-en-abîme of the fall.


FORYANNFROMROSE
by Rose Lowder
2014 / 16mm / color / silent / 2' 44

« With this film I wanted to pay homage to yann beauvais for his having, on top of his own work as an artist, against all odds, lack of funds or recognition concerning the field in question, made an important contribution to make known, as much by his writing as by his presenting and distributing, works by other authors. Having followed closely and continuously the frustrating and heroic steps he made, I wanted to conceive a film of a different nature, without problems, a gentle peaceful poem. »
– Rose Lowder


NEW YORK LONG DISTANCE
by yann beauvais
1994 / 16mm / color / sound / 9' 00

« A film about my relationship to New York since 1962. It deals with the distance between a memory and the image of this memory, a distance one always tries to abolish. »
- yann beauvais




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