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FILM was an 11-minute silent 35 mm film projected onto a gigantic white monolith standing 13 metres tall at the end of a darkened Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern gallery in London. It was the first work in The Unilever Series devoted to the moving image, and celebrates the masterful techniques of analogue filmmaking as opposed to digital. The work evokes the monumental mysterious black monolith from the classic science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey. The film feels like a surreal visual poem, including images from the natural world among others, with the epic wall of the Turbine Hall showing through, in a montage of black and white, colour, and hand-tinted film.
- Valerio Berdini
- Image Size
- 2642x3961 / 6.4MB
- Contained in galleries
- FILM - Tacita Dean at the Tate Modern. London, UK.