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William Kentridge: Black Box/ Chambre Noire

ISBN: 089207339X;
Издательство: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Страниц: 128

In the course of designing his recent production of Mozart's The Magic Flute, artist and animated filmmaker William Kentridge created a mechanized theater maquette. When he saw the miniature stageA­s potential as sculpture, projection site, and installation, he began to imagine Black Box, the freestanding structure whose development and installation are documented here. A movement-filled, visually charged piece, it is peopled with two-dimensional mechanical figures, completed with scenic elements and lit by flickering video. A digital projector displays animated films created from KentridgeA­s charcoal drawings and sculptures. Kentridge considers his title term in three senses: a A¬black boxA® theater, a A¬chambre noireA® as it relates to photography, and a A¬black boxA® flight data recorder, as used in airline disasters. The clandestine fourth reference may be to his ongoing exploration of German history and its convergence with South African history through Namibia, a former German...