Peter Gidal | the artist




The artist Peter Gidal
Born 1946, Switzerland.
Lives and works in UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Writing,


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Anonymity created through transformations in the filmic present, during the moment of perception, the viewer/viewing.
The anti-illusionistic project engaged by Clouds is that of dialectic materialism. There is virtually nothing ON screen, in the sense of IN screen. Obsessive repetition as materialist practice, not psychoanalytic indulgence.’
Online video
The question of making things difficult for the spectator in my films is absolutely crucial and historically so, because that is where the break always comes…


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