Golden Gang

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Hate Cantz Verlag
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Chapter
Citation:
The scorpion's sting, a cadavre exquis based on luis bunuel's l'age d'or, 2014
Issue Date:
2014-07-01
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When Luis Buñuel s L Âge d or was premiered on No¬vember 29, 1930, it hit a raw nerve, having a potent effect on the audience through its radical and some¬times scandalous imagery. Banned for fifty years, Buñuel s early Surrealist masterpiece continues to ex¬ert an enormous influence on the artistic medium of film. L Âge d or is based on the structure of the Surre¬alist game of the cadavre exquis and consists of six individual, linked sequences. Following this format, The Scorpion s Sting presents original reinterpreta¬tions of these episodes by the international contem-porary artists John Bock, Chicks on Speed (Alexandra Murray-Leslie, Melissa Logan), Keren Cytter, M + M, Julian Rosefeldt, and Tobias Zielony. Created specifically for this joint project, their works are radi¬cal creations, documented by extensive illustrations and original film scripts included in the publication.
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