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Magic Mirror: Sarah Pucill

Magic Mirror translates the startling force of French surrealist Claude Cahun’s photographs into a choreographed series of tableaux vivants. Re-staging Cahun’s black and white images with selected extracts from her book Aveux Non Avenus (Confessions Untold), the film explores the links between Cahun’s photographs and writings. The kaleidoscope aesthetic that runs through the film serves not only to weave between image and word but also between the work of Cahun and the films of Sarah Pucill, creating a dialogue between two artists who share similar iconography and concerns. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Sarah Pucill and Helena Reckitt.*

3 December, 7pm, JW3 Cinema, London

Directed by Sarah Pucill | 2013 | English | 75 Mins

This screening is supported by LUX artists’ moving image – an international arts agency for the support and promotion of artists’ moving image practice and the ideas that surround it.

*Text taken from the JW3 website

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