Punto de Vista 2021 Winners
|PROGRAM 2 FRANCIS ALS|
Direction: Francis Alÿs
Videodocumentation of an action
With Julien Devaux and Ajmal Maiwandi
A commission by dOCUMENTA (13)
"Reel-Unreel" takes its point of departure in the classic street game in which children keep a wheel in continuous motion with the help of a stick. Here the bicycle wheel is replaced by a film reel. The camera follows two young Afghan boys as they chase the reel rolling down the hills of Kabul.