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#11048

I was happy then

Price
$12.00
Date
2013
Publisher
Bureau for Open Culture
Format
Artists' Books
Size
12.5 × 21 × 1.5 cm
Length
160 
Description

I was happy then is a book and film that unites the cinematic spaces of Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1962 L’eclisse and the present-day reality of Siena, Italy. Through the framework of a tourist guide that focuses on topics of alienation, architecture, economy, love and urbanization, I was happy then is a critical reflection on cities that renounce the contemporary in exchange for a re-presentation of key historical periods. It expands possibilities for dissemination of written and visual content by bringing together complementary qualities of printed matter and film into a singular work.

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