Workshop avec l’artiste Peter Hutton, La Loge, Bruxelles

Publiée 2013/10/30
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Workshop avec l'artiste Peter Hutton
‘Figures, landscapes & time’

In English
29 novembre 2013, de 14h à 18h

Lieu :
La Loge
Rue de l’Ermitage, 86
1050 Bruxelles

Inscription auprès de Sammy Del Gallo


Peter Hutton was born in 1944 in Detroit and received his BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Starting out as a painter, Hutton began making films in the 1970s. Since then, he has produced over 20 films that can be characterized as poetic portraits of cities and locations around the world.
“Peter Hutton is one of cinema’s most ardent and poetic portraitists of city and landscape. A former merchant seaman, he has spent nearly forty years voyaging around the world, often by cargo ship, to create sublimely meditative, luminously photographed, and intimately diaristic studies of place. The artist’s work is dedicated to reawakening a more contemplative and spontaneous way of observing and envisioning the world, whether seeking remembrance of a city’s fading past or reflecting on nature’s fugitive atmospheric effects. Hutton sculpts with time ; each film unfolds in silent reverie, with a series of extended single shots taken from a fixed position, harking back to cinema’s origins and to traditions of painting and still photography.” - Hans Ulrich Obrist and Beatrix Ruf
Exhibition at La Loge
The exhibition ‘Figures, Landscapes & Time’ by Peter Hutton will take place at La Loge from November 28 – February 1 and will feature an installation on two levels featuring a range of the artist’s work. This exhibition will also be the European debut of Three Landscapes, Hutton’s most recent film series that explores three unique locations : industrial Detroit, the bucolic areas of the Hudson River Valley and the salt flats of Ethiopia. One of the unique aspects of this exhibition is that the show at La Loge will feature Peter Hutton’s oeuvre as film installations rather than single screen classic cinema projections. By developing such a display in close collaboration with Peter Hutton himself, the works gain a sculptural quality that goes beyond classic cinematographic display. La Loge will also be organizing a series of side programs around the exhibition. These events will consist of discursive lectures bringing specific issues within Peter Hutton’s work into perspective, a public conversation with the artist and a workshop for students. The aim of the exhibition is to celebrate Peter Hutton’s unique vision and to raise awareness of his work here in Brussels and in Europe.
List of Films featured in La Loge’s exhibition :
2013 – Three Landscapes
2007 – At Sea
2009 – New York Portrait : Chapter II
1997 – Study of a River
1993 – Lodz Symphony
1987 – Landscape (for Manon)
1979 – Boston Fire
Biography of the Artist
Hutton has taught at CalArts, Hampshire College, Harvard University, and Bard College, where he is currently the director of the Film and Electronic Arts program. In 2008, his work was the subject of a retrospective at MoMA. His films have been featured at a number of international film festivals including New York, Vienna, Rotterdam, London and Toronto. His work has also been exhibited at the Whitney Biennial (1985, 1991, 1995, 2004), George Eastman House, Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, among others. He has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, DAAD Berliner, Rockefeller Foundation, etc. His work can be found in the collection of many museums including the MoMA, Centre Georges Pompidou and the Austrian Film Museum.
List of films directed by Peter Hutton :
2013 – Three Landscapes
2012 – Collaboration with Luke Fowler on The Poor Stockinger, the Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott
2009 – New York Portrait : Chapter I, II, III
2007 – At Sea
2004 – Skagafjördur
2003 – Two Rivers
2002 – Looking at the Sea
2000 – Time and Tide
1997 – Study of a River
1993 – Lodz Symphony
1991 – In Titan’s Goblet
1987 – Landscape (for Manon)
1986 – Budapest Portrait (Memories of a City)
1979 – Boston Fire
1975 – Florence
1974 – Images of Asian Music (A Diary from Life 1973-74)
1972 – New York Near Sleep for Saskia
1971 – July ’71 in San Francisco, Living at Beach Street, Working at Canyon Cinema, Swimming in the Valley of the Moon
1970 – In Marin County


 Peter Hutton, Three Landscapes, 2013, film still - Courtesy and copyright of the artist





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