23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Desire without its object is like an image made unrecognizable by cutting out its parts; by scratching away part of the visible image, the image becomes a hole sliced into a pained body, fumbling about for what is missing, seeking physical contact and tangible proof of co-existence.
""Exhumation" is my interpretation of the reports of Dali's death mask recently. I worked to physically peel back layers of representation to reveal disintegrated memories of figures that once were." D. McIntyre
Daniel McIntyre (1986) is a Canadian artist focused on questions of memory, identity, and history. He works primarily with celluloid, which he develops by hand. He often makes use of found footage and incorporates still photographs into his films. Audiences in Jihlava could most recently see his films Bikini (2015) and The Weight of Snow (2014).
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