Reflections

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Cats and Owls, Foxes and Hedgehogs: Chris Marker at the Horse Hospital by Corin Depper

Cats and Owls, Foxes and Hedgehogs: Chris Marker at the Horse Hospital by Corin Depper

(A review of ‘Chris Marker, 1921 – 2012: The Memory of the Image’, The Horse Hospital, London, October 21st 2012) The irreconcilable tensions between memory and history much exercised the French filmmaker Chris Marker, who died this August, a day after his ninety-first birthday. Marker’s death was little remarked on at the time by a British media binging on the…
Serpentine Gallery Memory Marathon: Half a Review

Serpentine Gallery Memory Marathon: Half a Review

Sebastian Groes I belong to a profession whose business it is to protest against forgetting – but which also knows that memory is complex and sometimes dangerous. - Eric Hobsbawm, 10 May, 2012 On 12-14 October 2012 the Serpentine Gallery organised another Marathon – an unrelenting stream of a speakers offering diverse perspectives on one topic – memory, this time.…