Five Films
Five Films
Five Films
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Five Films, 1969 - 1973

Loaned to
Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea
16mm film 
  1. Sunset to Sunrise, 1969, colour, silent, 4’20’’; 
  2. Binocular Zoom, 1969–70,  2 Super-8mm films, transferred to 16mm, colour, silent, 1’7"; 
  3. Roll, 1970, 2 Super-8mm film, trasfensferred to 16mm, colour, 1'11"; 
  4. Helix/Spiral, 1973, 2 Super-8 mm films, transferred to 16mm, colour, 5'26";
  5. Helix/Spiral (Simone Forti), 1973, 2 16mm films, b/w, silent, 10’15’’;
    8 mm films,
    transferred to 16mm, color, 5 min. 26 sec.;
Variable duration
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© Dan Graham - Courtesy Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino foto di Paolo Pellion - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
Dan Graham’s work is based on a coherent theoretical reflection on the relationship between art and the public. In the art movements of the 1960s, particularly in Minimalism and Post-Minimalism, the artist recognized two assumptions that he set out to reveal as baseless: that the viewer is a singular and isolated individual, and that the viewer’s perception is immediate, a priori, without any contamination from the cultural, historical and social context. Graham is convinced that the process of perception exists in continuous dialogue with the collective and private memory, and that knowledge of the world depends on interaction with others. [...]
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