Hapax Legomena I / (nostalgia)
Hapax Legomena I / (nostalgia)
Hapax Legomena I / (nostalgia)
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Hapax Legomena I / (nostalgia), 1971

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GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
16mm film: black and white, sound
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© Hollis Frampton - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino foto di Studio Gonella - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
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Hapax Legomena (nostalgia) is considered a masterpiece of film by one of the greatest directors involved with conceptual research. The work is made up of innumerable shifts in meaning that originate in the encounter between filmic time and photographic time, between the time contained in images and the time of the off-screen story. Frampton had begun his artistic investigations in the field of photography, before moving on to an almost exclusive interest in experimental cinema. In this work he seems to reflect precisely on the expressive outcomes of this change of language. [...]
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