Films, screenings and exhibition
Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art
November 15th, 2022 - November 26th, 2022
For its third edition of Novembre Expérimental, Cinédoc presents an exceptional cycle of 16mm screenings and an exhibition devoted to the films and work of Michael Snow, a Canadian protean artist. More informations
From 15 to 26 November, more then twenty of his films made from 1956 to 2019 will be presented at the Le Grand Action and at l’Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art. Discover not only the films that revealed Snow as a major filmmaker, but also a selection of the diversity of his explorations and surveys of cinematic vision-audition.
The exhibition will take place at the Galerie Martine Aboucaya in Paris from 15 November to 7 January 2023. Three of the artist’s installations: Sinoms (1989), Around the Island (2011), Cityscape (2019) will be shown. It will also present Michael Snow’s latest book, My Mother’s Collection of Photographs by Michael Snow/ La Collection des photographies de ma mère par Michael Snow.
Michael Snow was born in Toronto in 1929. A painter, sculptor, photographer, musician and filmmaker, he won the Knokke Grand Prize in 1968 for his film Wavelength, which, along with The Central Region, established him as a major filmmaker. To date, he has made 26 films, in addition to his plastic works, photographs, holograms, visual and sound installations, records, CDs, DVDs and artist’s books.
The Canadian Cultural Centre is a partner in this retrospective