AboutLe Centre Georges Pompidou + Cloud Island, are next in the series of bi-monthly film screenings that offer an expanded view of how architecture and the city are represented and discussed across cinema, documentary and art. Presented within the singular architecture of London's Barbican Centre.
A night at the museum, is inspired by The AF's If You Build It lecture programme and investigation of the use of architecture and art as agents of urban change - documenting two world-leading, yet very different, museums through the lenses of two of cinema and art's greatest filmmakers.
Roberto Rossellini's beautiful final film, Le Centre Georges Pompidou, which documents the opening of Paris's Centre Pompidou, will be shown alongside artist Fiona Tan's tranquil work Cloud Island - a portrait of the small island of Inujima, in Japan's Seto Inland Sea, at the time of its transformation into a Kazuyo Sejima designed outpost of the Naoshima Fukutake Art Museum.
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