Tagged Adam Bell

Doug Aitken: 100 Years

  Reviewed by Adam Bell   He moves through the fluorescent glow of the night, a young man in harmony with the electric rhythms of the city.   His cinematic language radiates something abstract because it does not exist to serve as the narrative.   He is a half dreamer, half traveler, and his journeys—both real and imagined—circumscribe the territory of a new cinematic world in which space and time are fragmented, foreshortened, and warped.   His view of landscape in the plural is constantly mutating.   At some points he seems set free by this energy, at others a…