Alexander Kluge : the ideological Antiquity
ENS and LE BAL organize a debate-projections cycle dedicated to the part of Karl Marx's thought for several artists who were looking for visually retranslate Le Capital.
Beyond esthetical transposition develop by filmmakers, plasticians et film directors, debates will insist on the necessity to think about Le Capital and his stakes on medias and image comtemporary theory.
Main character of german culture, Alexander Kluge is a filmmaker, philosopher, media theorician. In his 570 minutes movie, he comment, with eighty years apart, the mythic project of Eisenstein. by showing little piece of films about Marx theory, reading some important extracts of L e Capital, and also conversation with philosopher as Boris Groys and peter Sloterdjik.
With Alexander Kluge, Dario Marchiori, master of conference in cinema at Université Lyon II, specialist of new german cinema, editor of L’Utopie des sentiments, Alexander Kluge. Essais et histoires de cinéma (PUL, 2014) and Bénédicte Vilgrain, founder of "Théâtre typographique" and translator of Idéologies : des nouvelles de l’Antiquité (Théâtre typographique, 2014).
Podcast of the meeting (in French) :