Saturday, October 4, 2014

MetCollects—Episode 1: William Kentridge on His Installation "The Refusal of Time" by The Metropolitan Museum of Art




MetCollects—Episode 1: William Kentridge on His Installation "The Refusal of Time"


"What does time look like?" William Kentridge on His Installation "The Refusal of Time" William Kentridge (South African, b. 1955). "The Refusal of Time," 2012. Five-channel video with sound, 30 min., with megaphones and breathing machine ("elephant"). Jointly owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Purchase, Roy R. and Marie S. Neuberger Foundation Inc. and Wendy Fisher Gifts and The Raymond and Beverly Sackler 21st Century Art Fund, 2013 http://ift.tt/1bfXZYf Reproduction by permission of William Kentridge and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art © 2012 William Kentridge. All Rights Reserved. William Kentridge's "The Refusal of Time" is a collaboration with Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh, and Peter Galison, and jointly owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. It was produced by Marian Goodman Gallery, New York and Paris; Lia Rumma Gallery, Naples and Milan; and Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg and Cape Town; and originally commissioned by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev for dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, 2012. MetCollects introduces highlights of works of art recently acquired by the Met through gifts and purchases. Discover a new work each month. http://ift.tt/Z2UP5u Credits Production Credits (MetCollects) Director: Christopher Noey Producer and Editor: Kate Farrell Camera: Jessica Glass, Sarah Cowan Production Assistant: Marina Zarya Music: Austin Fisher Production Credits ("The Refusal of Time") Music and Soundscape: Philip Miller Video: William Kentridge and Catherine Meyburgh Choreography: Dada Masilo Dramaturge: Peter Galison Design: William Kentridge and Sabine Theunissen Movement Direction: Luc de Wit Costume Design: Greta Goiris Machine Design: Jonas Lundquist and Sabine Theunissen Megaphones: Christoff Wolmarans and Louis Olivier Lighting Design: Urs Schoenebaum Sound Design and Mix: Gavan Eckhart