Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Cast: Michel Piccoli, Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Fritz Lang, Giorgia Moll, Jean-Luc Godard
France, Italy , 1963, 103’, color, French, English, Italian, German with Turkish subtitles
Adapted by Godard from Alberto Moravia’s novel Il Disprezzo, this film has often been cited as one of the best 50 films of the history of cinema. Screenwriter Paul Laval goes to Capri with his wife to work on the script of a Homer adaptation by Fritz Lang. The couple meets the American producer Prokosch there and begins to fight. Camille imagines that her husband is encouraging her to sleep with the producer so that he will get the job. The couple falls apart. Brigitte Bardot, who until then acted in light films that generously showcased her naked body, worked for the first time with a pioneering New Wave director like Godard, and the rare cinematic harmony between the two ensured the success of the film. Godard quotes André Bazin, the famous cinema critic: “Cinema changes our look with a world that suits our desires.”
In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art.
A firm believer in the idea that a collection needs to be upheld at least by four generations and comparing this continuity to a relay race, Nahit Kabakcı began creating the Huma Kabakcı Collection from the 1980s onwards. Today, the collection can be considered one of the most important and outstanding examples among the rare, consciously created, and long-lasting ones of its kind in Turkey.
In 1962 Philip Corner, one of the most prominent members of the Fluxus movement, caused a great commotion in serious music circles when during a performance entitled Piano Activities he climbed up onto a grand piano and began to kick it while other members of the group attacked it with saws, hammers and all kinds of other implements.
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