• An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Sussex

    2 monthes ago - By Nowness

    An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Sussex London-based director Jessica Bishopp's latest film drew inspiration from French avant-garde writer Georges Perec's experimental novel, An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris (1975). Perec, who was a member of the notorious Oulipo writing group, noted down everything he saw within a single location in the French city, taking detailed observations to the extreme in a winding and absurdist stream of consciousness. Like Perec, Bishopp “wanted to explore the visceral relationship between people and space,” as the filmmaker explains, “where the...
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