John Cage-Halberstadt (Places and Monuments-5)

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Through a combination of live shooting, digital processing, and animation, John Cage – Halberstadt express the temporal vertigo generated by the rendering of John Cage’s piece Organ2/ASLSP over a period of 639 years. The images were shot at the 12th change of note, on July 5th 2012, in the Burchardi Church in Halberstadt. This is number 5 in the Places and Monuments series.Year of production : 2013

First shown form October 5 to November 6 2013, in the exhibition (JC{639}), gallery Herrenhaus des Burchardiklosters in Halberstadt, at the occasion of the 13th change of note of the John Cage Orgel Projekt.

Festivals :International competition at the Sommets du Cinéma d’animation, Québec/Montreal, November 2013; International Festival of Films about Art, Montreal 2014; Annecy animation festival, 2014; Animac, Lleida, and CCCB, Barcelona, Spain, 2015; Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival, Lafayette, USA, 2015; Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, February 19 to 28 2015; .

Direction, shooting, animation, editing : Pierre Hébert

Animation : Nicolas Brault

Bass clarinet improvisation : Lori Freedman

Sound mixing : Luc Boudrias

10:54 min. HD video

Distributed by Vidéographe

Available on Blue Ray disk or as a digital file.

Available in V.O.D. on Vitheque

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