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Concentrationary Cinema: Aesthetics and Resistance in Alain Resnais’s Night and Fog

February 14th, 2014

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Concentrationary Cinema: Aesthetics and Resistance in Alain Resnais’s Night and Fog
Edited by Griselda Pollock & Max Silverman
London and New YorkBerghahn Books. 2011
Winner of Kraszna Krausz Award for Best Book on the Moving Image 2011

See also:

Art in the Time-Space of Memory and Migration: Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud and Bracha Ettinger in the Freud Museum
Griselda Pollock with Bracha Ettinger
London: Freud Museum and Leeds: Wild Pansy Press 2013
www.wildpansypress.com (for orders)

Based on the exhibition curated by Griselda Pollock at the Freud Museum in 2009, this is a major study of the event-encounter that was created by Bracha Ettinger with both the traces of both Sigmund and Anna Freud , drawing strings across the traumatic histories of the twentieth century created by notebooks, objects, paintings and photographs. Reading the event ‘afterwardly’ Pollock explores the artworking of the artist in the Freud Museum and the entry of this event into cultural memory. Reversing the volume offers a ‘virtual’, photographic work of photographs taken by the artist and others of the emplacement of works, objects, books that constituted the overall intervention : its resonance, overlay and interweave.

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