Films by Gianfranco Baruchello

screening / Práce / Work

A selection of films by Gianfranco Baruchello
Introduced by Marcus Bergner

The screening will include:

1) Marcus Bergner: Introduction

2) Perforce
(1968, 16mm, colour, sound, 12mins)
Elements of mythology and teleology coalesce poetically and performatively within this important political film from the 60s.

3) Un’altro giorno, un’altro giorno, un’altro giorno
(2007, HDV, colour, sound, 42mins, English subtitles)
This recent experimental documentary deals with time and the political imagination and is shot entirely in Rome and Lazio prisons.

4) discussion and, if audience allows, a bonus film


Gianfranco Barcuchello was born in 1923 in Livorno and lives/works in Rome. His paintings, assemblages, films/videos have been exhibited and collected in major museums throughout Europe and America. A new exhibition of his work will presented at the Galleria Nazionale d` Arte Moderna in Rome from December 6, 2010 to March 4, 2011. He has played a key role in the Italian art scene since the early 1960’s and with Henry Martin co-authored: How to Imagine: A Narrative on Art and Agriculture (1983) Why Duchamp: An essay on Aesthetic Impact (1985) and Fragments of a Possible Apocalypse (1978).

10.11. 2011 6 p.m.
Dittrichova 9, Prague, CZ

free entry

held in English

The films will be introduced by the Australian artist/filmmaker, Marcus Bergner, who is currently teaching experimental film at FAMU. He also recently conducted a series of literary/culinary workshops at Skolska 28 in Prague.

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