‘The Last Ray of the Dying Sun’: Tacita Dean’s commitment to analogue media as demonstrated through FLOH and FILM

by Caylin Smith Regarding FILM, an installation that took place from 11 October 2011 to 11 March 2012 as part of Tate Modern’s Unilever Series, the artist Tacita Dean remarks that ‘it is a platform for me to say let’s protect film’.[1] Dean’s simple, bold statement will allow me to expand upon the importance of […]

The relocation of cinema

by Francesco Casetti[1] Tacita. In October 2011, the British artist Tacita Dean presented her work Film at the Tate Modern in London.[2] Dean’s installation is a film short projected in a continuous loop onto a large screen in a dark space furnished with seats for visitors. The written explication at the entrance to the room […]