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The hottest day of the year, 2010

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GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
digital video, colour, sound
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© Keren Cytter - Courtesy GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
The Artist
Keren Cytter has stated in an interview with Vardit Gross: “I’m trying to break movies and create different ways to perceive images and tell a story. So I am playing with it, and yes, sometimes it ends up being difficult to follow.”
Cytter works above all with video and film and during the editing phase she breaks apart the narrative coherence from the flow of images, and from the unity of sound that, far from giving voice to a possible narrative connecting thread, is transformed into the principal element of alienation, disintegrating into different voices and languages, often with an overlaying of sound and subtitles that is not always logical, pushing the viewer to concentrate on only one of the numerous possible narrations. [...]
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