Dada Cinema

Dada Cinema

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8 films by Dada artists

Re-voir and the Pompidou Center present the edition of eight dada films : Rhythmus 21 by Hans Richter (1921), Symphonie Diagonale by Viking Eggeling (1921), Le Retour à la Raison by Man Ray (1923), Entr’acte by René Clair & Francis Picabia (1924), Le Ballet Mécanique by Fernand Léger (1924), Filmstudie by Hans Richter (1926), Emak Bakia, by Man Ray (1926) and at least Vormittagsspuk by Hans Richter (1927). The Man Ray’s films (Le Retour à la Raison et Emak Bakia) present on the DVD are restored by the Pompidou Center.

"The cinematographic universe of Dada is a crossroads of iconographic subversion and abstraction, formal geometry and corporal eroticism, bathed in a general indifference to “making sense” - unless it is making sense of its own deconstruction."
Philippe-Alain Michaud

Contains a booklet 36 pages with texts on the Dada by Philippe-Alain Michaud and Hans Richter