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Nicolas Provost. Dream Machine

Text by Leo Goldsmith
Text by Neville Wakefield
Text by David Pendleton


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  • The first overview of the internationally praised video artist Nicolas Provost
  • With texts by authorities in their fields Neville Wakefield and Leo Goldsmith
Full Description

Over 15 years, Nicolas Provost fundamentally changed video art. Nicolas Provost. Dream machine is the first overview of his work and a visually challenging book, with texts by big names, such as Neville Wakefield and Leo Goldsmith. Nicolas Provost calls himself a sculptor with film, or a creator of images and sounds. With films like The Plot Point Trilogy and The Invader, Nicolas Provost has built an impressive oeuvre. This book talks about his journey through the world of video art and films, but it is also a visual discovery on its own. The book features stills from Provost’s movies, images of his video equipment, fragments from dialogues, and texts by a number of internationally-renowned authors.

About the Author

Neville Wakefield is a curator, writer and artist, who lives and works in New York. He worked for the Frieze Art Fair in London, advised for the MoMA in New York, but also interviewed celebrities for Vogue.Leo Goldsmith is a publicist, curator and PhD student at the New York University Department of Cinema Studies.

Lannoo Publishers
7th Oct 2015
World excluding Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland & Scandinavia
290 mm x 240 mm
240 Pages
260 color, 60 b&w
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