Liam Gillick b. 1964
Underground (Trailer for a Book) (2004)
Duration: 6’58’’

Underground (Trailer for a Book) has been created following Liam Gillick’s work Underground (Fragments of future histories) a work composed as a screenplay based on the very first science fiction novel, Fragments d’Histoire future, written in 1884 by Gabriel Tarde. Underground (Trailer for a book), screened on a Brionvegaâ Cuboglass TV, shows excerpts of Tarde’s text (translated in English) and Gillick’s screenplay, scrolling on the screen. Sentences appear and vanish in various colors and resolutions of image, carried along by a slow numeric whirling.

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