Broadcast: KLASH! Art in action / ARTE



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This documentary series reveals another history of art, that of both radical and decisive artistic acts in dialogue with current societal issues.




Year of production: 2022

Duration: 20 x 3 min.

French and German versions




In the program :


Je suis innocent, 2012, by Adel Abdessemed
Quand la foi déplace les montagnes, 2002, by Francis Alÿs
VB 48, 2001, by Vanessa Beecroft
I Became a Secret Hippy, 1971, by Chris Burden
Le Rideau de fer, 1962, by Christo et Jeanne-Claude
Wheatfield, 1982, by Ágnes Dénes
Tirs, 1961, by Niki de Saint Phalle
Xitle and Spirit, 2007, by Jimmie Durham
Ice Watch, 2015, by Olafur Eliasson
Action Pants : Genital Panics, 1969, by VALIE EXPORT
Tierra, 2013, by Regina José Galindo
Bliz-aard Ball Sale, 1983, by David Hammons
Faust, 2017, by Anne Imhof
A Needle Woman, 1999-2009, by Kimsooja
For Forest, 2019, by Klaus Littmann
Merda d’artista, 1961, by Piero Manzoni
Roland Garros, 2004, by Gianni Motti
Le Baiser de l’artiste, 1977, by ORLAN
Le Cyclop, 1969-1994, by Jean Tinguely
Étude de Perspective, 1995-2015, by Ai Weiwei


KLASH! Art in action

Documentary series Concept, editorial and artistic direction: Frank Perrin

Creative direction and editorial committee: Frank Perrin, Gilles Coudert, François Combin

Motion design: Guilherme Hoffmann

Voice: Joana Preiss

Music: Xavier Roux

Authors of the episodes: Frank Perrin, François Combin, Gilles Coudert, Julien Devaux, Armelle Leturcq, David Liver, Virgile Novarina

Production manager: Gilles Coudert

Executive production: François Combin

Coproduction: Arte France, a.p.r.e.s Production, Urubu Films, Manifeste!

In partnership with the National Center for Plastic Arts

and with the support of the CNC