War and Peace 360
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War and Peace 360

video
multi-camera video
2010

This experimental silent film, approximately two minutes in length, is an imagining of Leo Tolstoy's novel "War and Peace". Two actors took part in this shoot in different locations in Paris.  Key excerpts from the story are unfold for the viewer: Pierre, a libertine, strolls through life adrift in the appetites of youth; Helene, who spurs Pierre to seek new relationships and new purposes; and finally Andrei, brilliant and eager, whose brush with death at Austerlitz opens his eyes to the emptiness of ambition.  The artist creates the illusion of a period film shot with a panoramic camera cap meant to be designed by the famous author himself.  To provide some verisimilitude, the artist also presents a real Russian chapka with old photo lenses attached to its edges.  In reality, the film was shot with five digital cameras mounted on a motorcycle helmet and activated simultaneously.

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