Chris Marker on Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and the Myth of Cinema


A clip from Chris Marker’s 1989 The Owl’s Legacy where he compares the cinema to Plato’s cave. A meditation on the image and reality.

Visit the Whitechapel Gallery webpage on the Chris Marker retrospective, linked here.

Chris Marker
A Grin Without a Cat
From the 16th of April to June 22nd, 2014
Whitechapel Gallery
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7QX

T: +44 (0)20 7522 7888

Admission is FREE.

(via The Art Newspaper)


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