Included in Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image

2003, 4:38 min, color, sound

Note: This work is only available for purchase as part of Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image.

The stunning, color-saturated images that make up Julien's work refer to the African Diaspora and the quest to find roots in a New World. The DVD includes an interview by Dan Cameron.

Point Of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image is a DVD series that features eleven leading artists from different generations and cultural perspectives, who are among the most important artists working in film, video, and digital imagery today: Francis Alys, David Claerbout, Douglas Gordon, Gary Hill, Pierre Huyghe, Joan Jonas, Isaac Julien, William Kentridge, Paul McCarthy, Pipilotti Rist and Anri Sala.

The anthology includes eleven separate DVDs in a boxed set. Each DVD features a newly-commissioned work; an in-depth interview with the artist conducted by Dan Cameron, senior curator for the New Museum of Contemporary Art, curator Hans Ulrich Obrist of the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, or Richard Meyer, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, University of Southern California; an image library of the artist's previous work; and bibliographical material.

For more information on Point Of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image, please click here.

Produced by Bick Productions (Ilene Kurtz-Kretzschmar and Caroline Bourgeois) and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Executive Producers: Jumex Collection, Mexico, and Blink Digital, New York. Sponsor: The New Art Trust, San Francisco. Lead-in Music: Bang Goes.

Encore: Performers: Hansil Jules, Derek Walcott, Paul Gladsone-Reid. Extracts from Derek Walcott?s Omeros, 1990, read by Derek Walcott. Courtesy Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. Script: Grisha Dunker, Isaac Julien. Music composed and performed by Paul Glasdone-Reid, singer: Hansil Jules.

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2004, 11 DVDs