Simon Evans: A Reality Movie about a Poster
Artist Simon Evans is known for his imaginative works where he uses old-fashioned scissors, paste and paper to describe modern life. Here he has set the task of creating an artwork based on a poster.
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The British, Berlin based, artist Simon Evans (b.1972) is known for his fascinating cut and paste artworks, like ‘Everyone’, where he presents a map with small pictures of the people who have been important to him. In another work he talks about 300 secrets, and in ‘Everything I have’ he shows small renderings of all the artist’s possessions.
In this video we follow Simon and his partner Sarah Evans as they work on transforming a festival poster into an artwork.
Edited by: Kamilla Bruus
Music by: Holly Golightly
Recorded at: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, May 2012
Produced by: Louisiana Channel, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2012
Supported by Nordea-fonden