In collaboration with Moderna Museet, Xposeptember presenteds a film performance by the American experimental filmmaker Ken Jacobs in the Moderna Museet Cinema. Ken Jacobs has been one of the major influential figures within the field of American experimental film since the 1960th. Among his most known productions are Blonde Cobra (1963) and Tom, Tom, The Piper’s Son (1969). Star Spangled to Death (2004, USA), a nearly 7 hours long film based on archive material, holds an exceptional position among the more recent works. His films, CAPITALISM: Slavery (2006) and CAPITALISM: Child Labor (2006) were included in the exhibition Image at Work at the Romanian Cultural Institute. These works are a digital elaboration of the artist’s film performances.
Day and Night – Ken Jacobs
Published 11 March 2011 · Updated 7 March 2016