L'Invention de Morel ou la machine à images New

L'Invention de Morel ou la machine à images

As a fantastic novel, The Invention of Morel, by the Argentinian writer Adolfo Bioy Casares, inspired many writers, film-makers and contemporary artists, from its release in 1940, until today. This publication gathers 15 international artists and 4 film-makers’ works, chosen by the art historian Thierry Dufrêne, mingling with Bioy Casares’ full text. An original perspective of this well-known novel, also accompanied by quotes from classics of literature, and extracts from films, that has a particular echo in the era of selfies, where image and identity are merging.

It accompanies the eponymous exhibition, presented at the Maison de l’Amérique latine in Paris, from March 16, 2018.

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Hardcover, 13,5 x 20,5 cm

280 pages

148 images


Texts (in French):

- Full text of the novel by Adolfo Bioy Casares

- Introduction by Alain Rouquié

- Thierry Dufrêne

- Jean-Pierre Zarader

- Quotes from classics of literature

Exhibition at the Maison de l’Amérique latine, Paris

March 16 – July 21, 2018

ISBN : 978-2-36511-167-6

30,00 €

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