Pasolini’s Our

A philosophical and epigrammatic meditation on a body immersed in language, history and place, refracted through film, photography and architecture.

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Weight 0.2625 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × .5 × 8 in

The body of the filmmaker is itself a discrepancy. This may be one of this book’s claims, if it were to advance something like an argument. Instead it writes its way through to a dry swamp, in the elusive company of Pier Paolo Pasolini, Mizoguchi Kenji, and the albatross, evincing procedures of extinction that owe something to both translation and photography. Its armament, approximating the latent architectures of the Berlin Wall, is held up against the declensions of film, its destructibility. What might otherwise be read as a criminal investigation whose many pieces of evidence reproduce a body whose principal characteristic is that it is found neither in language nor at the edge of a scrubby beach.

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ISBN: 978-1-937658-90-8
paperback, 80 pages, 5.5 x 8 in
Publication Date: 2018
Picture of Man

Nathanaël is the author of more than thirty books written in English or in French, and published in the United States, Québec and France. Notable works include Hatred …

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