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Joni Mitchell


A painting by Joni Mitchell of her cat, Nietzsche (1997)

Read the much talked about interview in NYmag

Harun Farocki




Stills from Harun Farocki‘s ‘Die Bewerbung’ AKA ‘The Interview’ (1996)

Clip here

David de Tscharner

David de Tscharner, ‘Lost’ (1998)

David Byrne interview

David Byrne interviews himself for a Talking Heads´ film concert by Jonathan Demme.

Simon Senn

‘Clichy-sous-Bois’ (2010) by Simon Senn

Two young residents of Clichy-sous-Bois are introducing themselves and are answering the questions from the interview given to them. The questions are constructed from derogatory stereotypes associated with youth and are openly provocative, moralistic and pejorative. Gradually, they begin to get excited and end up by attacking the cameraman who runs away.

The video is separated in two episodes: the interview and the attack. By reversing the temporality of the narrative in showing the violent reaction before its provocation, the video starts with a spectacular action.

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Michael Landy


Michael Landy‘s ‘Art bin’ (2010)

Centered around the concept of failure, for ‘Art bin’, Landy invited members of the public to submit their creative failures to the ‘bin’, to accompany donations from some of the world’s most prevalent artists.


Marjolijn Dijkman


The landscape was a mixture of the strange and the beautiful..


“Well, I don’t know about the treasure, but I’m sure there is fever there.”


“There was no evidence that man had ever sat foot here before”

Marjolijn Dijkman, stills from ‘Surviving new land’ (2009)

A video shot for Portscapes, a series of art projects along the coast of the Maasvlakte, near Rotterdam.

Dijkman shot the video from a boat circling a newly created island. This video was eventually dubbed with audio excerpts from moviescenes where people are entering land from the water.

Lo-res video here

Below is an interview with Dijkman about the project

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