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Video Quartet

Directed by Christian Marclay
United States, 2002
Avant-Garde, Short

Synopsis

Video Quartet brings together more than 700 film clips linked by their focus on music or sound. The work consists of four synchronised videos which are projected onto four contiguous screens. Each of the four videos has a separate soundtrack.

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Video Quartet Directed by Christian Marclay

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  • Samuel T.'s rating of the film Video Quartet

    By happenstance I happened to be in San Francisco for 4 months, 2002. It was a bad time, but seeing this at SFMoMA, over and over, was what kept me sane. Pure copacetic cacophony. Affinities (and discordances) here unfold with hysteria; manic sensory overload, a joyful cascade, snapping gust, bitter winds, yet broken to softnesses that can only be whispered via one in the corner and one in the bed. Dying to see again