Corps à corps / Close combat

Corps à corps / Close combat


Film, 9 minutes, Black and white, english or french, 2015 & 2016.
Co-directed with artist Célio Paillard.

 
From the text of the French Algerian philosopher and theorist of post colonial studies, Seloua Luste Boulbina who is interviewed about the semantics used by Franz Fanon, a psychiatrist in the late 50s, at the Hospital of Joinville Blida, Algeria. The film is a textual and figural reading of Fanon semantics.

Performed at David Roberts Art Foundation, London, on 5 July 2014,
as part of « Afrikadaa Is The Body » Afrikadaa Magazine.
Screened at « Soirées Nomades », Fondation Cartier, Paris, September 2015
Part of the « Trans(¿)duction » exhibition at CNEAI (Centre National Edition Art image), Chatou, France,
on 17 October – 29 November 2015
Curators: Marc Johnson and Anne-Marie Melster
WAITING FOR OMAR GATLATO – group show, curator : Natasha Marie Llorens. Wallach gallery, New-York, 2019
42nd Douarnenez Film Festival « Algériens, Algériennes », France, 2019