.(Combien de vies?)

1986, 17:00 minutes, colour, French


An insightful look at the historical value and universal relevance of archives. Where does art fit in all of this? What about reality? What do archives represent? From Gerald Godin to Galileo, the questions of several well-known luminaries are presented.

Combien de formes les archives ont-elles prises en l'absence de Dieu? Voici une "nouvelle" accumulation fort généreuse de matière à archiver, quelque part entre la rubrique Arts et la rubrique Ironie. Rien de nouveau n'est promis évidemment, les promesses de l'art ne pouvant être tenues et la réalité n'ayant pas de promesse à tenir. La vidéo-conférence se déroule comme une fiche d'identité faite à l'aide d'un ordinateur devant un décor constitué d'extraits de films.

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