What's New at the Chris Marker WWW Site?
Part of the Chris
Marker World Wide Web Site.
Written by Adrian Miles.
As I mention on the homepage this "what's new" page is
a simple way for regular visitors to see what has been added. Its use will
probably vary, with links to other pages where there is new information,
or the new information (for example new theoretical essays) collected here
between rewriting and republishing the site.
The big news
This site has been moved from a hobbiest internet site (and much thanks
to Stuart and Rik at netspace.net.au for letting me set up there in the
first place) to an institutional site, under the auspices of the Department
of Communication Studies at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
University. This should make access much faster than what it has been in
the past, as well as providing more room for future growth. After all, as
Marker recently said, "if you want films to show, I have to make them
The other news...
Terry Gilliam's Twelve
Monkeys has been released in America. This film is based on Marker's
and I'm yet to see it, but the reports I've received have been mixed.
In the image library there are now 10 stills
from Sans soleil.
The essay written by Marker for the Silent Movie exhibition catalogue, "The
Rest is Silent".
The Rest is Silent installation is now at the Museum of Modern
Art (New York) and some information is available at http://www.sva.edu/moma/videospaces/index.html.
There is an excellent page on Marker and Silent Movie at Berkeley,
which includes some comments by Jean-Pierre Gorin. (Thanks to Steve Seid
of the Pacific Film Archive
at Berkeley for this.)
There are a couple of new additions to the audiovisual
filmography (if someone can come up with a more appropriate term, please
don't hesitate to send it) - Silent
Five, and Immemory.
filmography (again courtesy of the Silent Movie installation catalogue)
A few more pictures sprinkled through some pages.
More references to Marker's
The script of La Jetˇe is now available.
We now have two entries in the guest
page (I know, I know, an almighty two).
And the beginnings of an index to the site, (hot linked at the bottom of
Marker's Audio Visual Texts
Last Updated, February 22, 1996.
© Adrian Miles, 1996 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology