Critical Writing Index

TV Afterlife: With their latest work, Chris Petit and Iain Sinclair have taken television to the next level. Chris Darke checks into their 'Asylum.'

by Chris Darke

Film Comment Magazine, July Summer 2000, v. 36, no. 4, pp. 37 & 38

Darke’s article is a description and critique of the collaborative works by British filmmaker Chris Petit and novelist Iain Sinclair, with emphasis on their third film Asylum. Darke provides a synopsis of the film and describes aesthetics and themes such: as multilayered textures, technology and cultural memory,that connect Asylum to Petit and Sinclair's earlier work The Falconer and Negative Space.

ITEM 2000.131 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

AsylumChris Petit and Iain Sinclair

The FalconerChris Petit and Iain Sinclair

Sans soleilChris Marker

Level 5Chris Marker

Negative SpaceChris Petit

The Cardinal and the CorpseChris Petit and Iain Sinclair

ImmemoryChris Marker

Historie(s) du cinema seriesGodarad