Johan Grimonprez: Dial History
The New York Times, Sept. 12, 1997
Review of Johan Grimonprez's film Dial History which showed in New York in 1997. at Deitch Projects, SoHo. Mixing footage from televised airplane hijackings with propaganda films of revolutionary leaders, as well as excerpts form silent films, diplomatic training videos, airline commercials and cartoons, Dial History documents the relationship of media to terrorist acts. Reviewer Roberta Smith finds that Grimonprez suggests "not a world of competing good guys and bad guys, but of inept characters all around. "
ITEM 1997.129 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
Dial History – Johan Grimonprez