Cinema Parenthèse and Dagvorm are very pleased to present Colours & Collaborations by Deborah S. Phillips (Germany) together with Tobias Schmücking (Germany) at the new venue Dagvorm in Brussels! Phillips has been working on celluloid since the early nineties. Her work includes a diversity of visual disciplines and media including collage, film slides, 35mm and 16mm film, drawing, handmade books, etc.
From Pasolini to Bazin (football) via Daney or Godard (tennis), sport has fascinated many filmmakers and film theorists, as a social fact but also for its undeniable aesthetic qualities of bodies that box, swim, run, of body represented in the effort, nudes or not. This phenomenon is part of a historical continuity of the image. Indeed, we see at the end of the nineteenth century, after centuries dominated by particular religious iconography, a resurgence of this representation, notably Manet, Cezanne and Degas.