On art and ideas

August 18, 2015

Landscape, Cinema, Memory: Nostalgia for the Light and The Pearl Button by Patricio Guzmán

As a medium that depicts space in time, film is particularly suited to characterizing landscape as an entity existing in the past, present and future. José Miguel Palacios looks at two examples of film from auteur Patricio Guzmán that highlight the multivalent identities of landscape as territory, cartography, art, and an archive for the secrets of the world.

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