Parc Central Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
November 4—11, 2006

Parc Central Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

Taipei, 2000 (video still) HD video, 16 / 9 color, sound (multilingual subtitles) Production: Anna Sanders Films / Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster Published on the Parc Central DVD, 2006; production: Anna Sanders Films / MK2 The film takes place in a public park in the Taiwanese metropolis Taipei. The open-air theatre of the park with its red benches was the location of the last scene of Tsai Ming-Liang’s 1995 film "Vive l'amour." This marks the starting point of the artist's observations of this urban location, as it begins to rain heavily. Video still © Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster

Press Release

Parc Central is a compilation of eleven unreleased short films that were filmed between 1998 and 2003. Accompanied by original music by Adán Adanowsky, Xavier Boussiron, and Christophe van Huffel it takes us to parks, beaches, deserts and urban landscapes—from Kyoto to Rio, through Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, Brazil and Paris. Parc Central by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 11 short films, 1998-2003, 50 min. Produced and distributed by MK2 Editions/Anna Sanders Films, Paris, 2006
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