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XIX.6 November + December 2012
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Content, the once and future king


Authors:
Steve Portigal

Christian Marclay’s The Clock is a 24-hour film, in which each minute of the 24 hours is depicted by images of clocks (or other depictions of the time) from other movies. As described in the New Yorker, creating The Clock was an intensive, meticulous process [1]. For at least several months, as many as six people spent their days watching DVDs and ripping potential clips; Marclay spent three years working at his computer for 10 to 12 hours a day. With at least 90 years of cinematic history to work with, and perhaps 90,000 movies available (that is reportedly the…




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