MAURICE BENAYOUN: “FICTION SHOULD NOT HIDE THE REALITY”
Being in the avant-garde of New Media art, Maurice Benayoun was the first one to work with 3D imaging and interactive installations. His major scope of interest primarily consists in sparking off the reaction, trifling and even mocking at the audience. Here is Maurice Benayoun’s almost philosophical interview for Strelka.com about how to combine art and computing,…
Ian Haydn Smith: “I even considered getting Hitchcock’s name tattooed in Cyrillic”
The “Hitchcock 9” festival wrapped up on August 9. Strelka.com decided to interview the film journalist, radio host, writer and the cinema programmes curator Ian Haydn Smith on what the screening perception in Moscow was, why Hitchcock’s name is entwined with the notion of a thriller, and why the great director would get depressed on seeing “Transformers”.