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Jan Švankmajer United Kingdom, 2000

francisca bacon's rating of the film Little Otik

Lil' (cha)Otik or adding an otic glaze to old visual kicks from startling hybrids. In the 70s Švankmajer produced a series of etchings bonding together cut illustrations of animals and their skeletons, titled Natural Science as homage to Ernst's portfolio of frottages, in fact a perverse alloy of scrambled scientific data, apt juggling with mainstream psychoanalytic lore, black humor & off-base morphologies. Not that