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Cinema Camera by M'hammed Kilito

Cinema Camera - UNFRAMED
Fine Art Print on Hahnemuhle Paper

40 x  60 cm, Edition of 5


M'hammed Kilito/Morocco/ b. 1981

"M’hammed Kilito travels the streets of the small town, seizes its poetry, escheat, bits of deserted architecture, real details that graze abstraction. He meets and photographs the troubadour, the weaver, the potter, the blacksmith, … He immortalises the abandoned cinema, which is fading and peeling, as well as the projectionist who keeps the history and the archives.

The photographic result of this exploratory dive in a film’s history, a place and of people is marked by a great poetry at the same time as it is a statement at the edge of the documentary, as is the movie.

M’hammed Kilito’s images capture what can not be seen, the slowness of passing time, the inevitability, the singularity, the amnesia. A thoughtful, patient and deeply human approach to his subject, “in the lineage of visual sociology” and in the footsteps of Hakim Belabbes. A respectful, objective and sensitive look that fits above all in the sharing of memory."

As this artwork is currently located overseas kindly allow for 1-2 week delivery (depending on country of origin).

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