Passageways: James Turrell

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James Turrell meeting Gene Sekaquaptewa, Chief of the Hopi Eagle Tribe, in the bowl of Roden Crater. From "Passageways: James Turrell," 1995 © Carine Asscher/C.A. Productions

Film & Video Screenings

Passageways: James Turrell

Friday, September 13, 2013 @ 2 pm

“Passageways: James Turrell,” 1995
Color film, Super 16 mm blown up to 35 mm, 26 minutes
Sound: digital stereo
Directed and produced by Carine Asscher for C.A. Productions and Centre Georges Pompidou with the backing of the Plastic Arts Delegation, Paris. All rights reserved.
Courtesy Carine Asscher and Centre Georges Pompidou

Against the background of spectacular images filmed in Arizona, James Turrell describes his research into form in natural light and his friendship with the Hopi people. Turrell also presents the Roden Crater Project, a massive, naked-eye observatory he is constructing in an extinct volcano outside of Flagstaff, Arizona.

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