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Photomontage Today: Peter Kennard
Photomontage Today: Peter Kennard

Photomontage Today: Peter Kennard 1983

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Photomontage Today: Peter Kennard 1983

35 mins United Kingdom Director. Chris Rodrigues, Rod Stoneman

This documentary produced by Arts Council England looks at photomontage as a political tool, specifically in the work of Peter Kennard and his attempts to distort meaning and construct a ‘visual language of opposition’.

Kennard explains his approach of juxtaposing contradictory images to provoke new meanings, and his work is discussed in relation other political photomontage-makers such as the German John Heartfield and even filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein.

Directed by

Chris Rodrigues

Rod Stoneman

Featuring

Peter Kennard

Genres

Documentary

Collection

John Akomfrah Selects The Arts on Film

Released

1983

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Television Co-operative

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