Re/Vision category

Bringing the Distance Close

How to photograph the wind? How to embody pure motion in a still image? How to portray the invisible? The latter, of course, makes its presence felt through its brief tenure, if there is one, in the realm of the seen. Similarly, motion is most accurately encountered in its alignment with the nominally fixed. In [...]

Punishment Park

90 minutes, 1970, US, directed by Peter Watkins

Before one even considers the form and content of his singularly powerful body of work, the remarkable oeuvre of internationalist film-maker Peter Watkins is testament to the many inspirational qualities this committed artist has displayed, over four decades and in the face of concerted institutional and media hostility. [...]