Francis Alys: Works and Process

DVD containing five different chapters that contribute in different ways to a picture and understanding of this important Belgian-born, Mexican-based artist. The first presents a documentary film by Julien Devaux, entitled ‘Wide Details, on the traces of Francis Alÿs’ – which examines the artist’s creative processes, influences and work; the second, an interview with Mexican Writer Carlos Monsiváis on Alÿs and Mexico City; the third – the artist’s work entitled ‘The Collector’; fourth, an introduction to Alÿs’s work by curator Kitty Scott; and lastly – a downloadable screensaver realised by the artist.

cm DVD; pp. 140′; COL; Publisher: a.p.r.e.s., Dijon, 2008.

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DVD containing five different chapters that contribute in different ways to a picture and understanding of this important Belgian-born, Mexican-based artist. The first presents a documentary film by Julien Devaux, entitled ‘Wide Details, on the traces of Francis Alÿs’ – which examines the artist’s creative processes, influences and work; the second, an interview with Mexican Writer Carlos Monsiváis on Alÿs and Mexico City; the third – the artist’s work entitled ‘The Collector’; fourth, an introduction to Alÿs’s work by curator Kitty Scott; and lastly – a downloadable screensaver realised by the artist.

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