LIVING PICTURES / A Brief History of Robert Wilson’s Video Portraits
Client / Dissident Industries
Production / PAVLEYE ART & CULTURE
Executive Producer / Jozef Pavleye
Interviews / Milosh Harajda
Cinematography / Michal Krumpár
Directed & edited by Jakub Jahn
“Video Portraits”, a unique project lead by Robert Wilson since 2004, emerge from a complex assembly of various artistic media which is about to transform completely our habitual perception of a piece of art. This short video by the young Czech cineaste Jakub Jahn summons the very formal means of the American genius, to obtain a polyphonic portrayal of this work. Visual references and commentaries mutually inform each other to achieve a choral panorama of the thirty-year genetics of the project, tracking its formal evolution and presenting its enormous complexity. A tribute and an ideal sounding board to the immense opus of Bob Wilson.