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Folded Follies

USA, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Architecture Programme)

Director: Van McElwee

The rigorously experimental Folded Follies is an improvisation on Bernard Ischumi's decon-structionist follies at Pare la Villette in Paris. The structures, which the architect has described as "posthumanist", are translated into motion and subjected to a radical transformation. Unusual demands are made of the recording capability of the medium, as video and audio signals are pushed to extremes and the follies are literally folded in time.

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