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Stop(ped) Making Sense

By HG MASTERS

TALA MADANI, Spiral Suicide, 2012, oil on canvas, 203 x 305 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias gallery, London.

Representing Now

On the opening days of Documenta 13 in June, Rabih Mroué performed a live version of The Pixelated Revolution (2012) about the use of mobile phones to capture events of the Syrian civil war and the subsequent circulation of this footage on video-sharing websites. Mroué made an analogy between this footage and the credos of the Danish filmmaking movement Dogme 95 as outlined by…

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