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DVD Robert Milin: A place for Art?

Public price: 18,00 €


With the sponsorship of the City of Saint-Denis.


Un espace de l’art ?
A film by Robert Milin
(104 min. / 2011)


In April 2010, Robert Milin was invited by the city of Saint-Denis whithin the framework of an “Artist in residency” scheme. He was to spend the next two years in Saint-Rémy, a difficult quarter. Facing the difficulty of making artworks in the public space, he decided to react making a documentary film. In his flat changed into a film studio, Robert Milin invites various interlocutors to question them about the point of art in such a place.


With the participation of Sylvie Blocher, Thomas Hirschhorn, Didier Marcel (artists), Saïd Karamani, Ahmed El Madbouh and Myriam Argano (inhabitants), Guy Tortosa (art critic), Nathalie Viot (contemporary art advisor, City of Paris), Johannes Schaub (collector), Aline Caillet (philosopher), Eric Chauvier (anthropologist), Laurence Doupuy-Verrier (director of cultural affairs, City of Saint-Denis), Christophe Girard and David Proult (local elected officials).


The booklet offers a foreword by Sylvie Amar, a presentation by Jacques Siron and a series of texts by professors from the Cité de la Musique in Marseille.


Film © 2011 Robert Milin / City of Saint-Denis

More informations

DIGIPACK DVD: 104 minutes / French version / English subtitles / DVD5 PAL / Multizone / 4/3

BOOKLET: 40 pages / 12 x 18 cm /French & English texts


April 2012


Project Collection

Ahmed El Madbouh, Aline Caillet, Christophe Girard, David Proult, Delphine Suchecki, Didier Marcel, Eric Chauvier, Guy Tortosa, Johannes Schaub, Laurence Doupuy-Verrier, Myriam Argano, Nathalie Viot, Robert Milin, Saïd Karamani, Saint-Denis, Sylvie Blocher, Thomas Hirschhorn