Photo: Still from 10. Min, Dir. Jorge Leon

Ken Jacobs & Various Artists

Film Programme 6: Production

(Mechanical, physical) repetition as allegory for labour.
The production of moving image (film) by the mechanically, unfalteringly repetitive manipulation of mass-produced materials (film), in order to explore three different allegorical representations (films) of repetitive human actions and labour under capital.
One Year Performance 1980 – 1981, Dir. Tehching Hsieh, 1980 – 1981, USA
Courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
10. Min, Dir. Jorge Leon, 2008, Belgium, 19 mins
Capitalism: Slavery, Dir. Ken Jacobs, 2006, USA, 3 mins
  • Capitalism: Slavery (excerpt), Dir. Ken Jacobs