The backroom
Talk by Aurélien Froment

Title: 
Talk by Aurélien Froment
Program Date: 
Saturday, 23 June, 2007

"The man who saw the man who saw the man who saw the bear" (Chinese whispers, broken lines and second-hand stories)

Aurélien Froment (Angers, 1976) is attempting to arrange his archives

Summer 1999:
Summer job at the cinema L'Épée de bois, Paris Documents relating to Werner Herzog — including plans for Molly Aida (Fitzcarraldo's boat) — are found in the basement of the cinema

2000?
Photos of the foundations of the tramway in Nantes

Jan. 31st, 2002
On the way to Mulhouse, begin to think about remaking Fitzcarraldo in the Vosges
Recall the plan of the boat in the basement of the cinema
Finally, decide to remake the film as a model

June 2002
Werner Herzog at the Musée des Beaux-arts, Mulhouse

October 2002
Olivier and Monique at the opening of François Piron, Promotion, Espace Paul Ricard

Christmas 2002
Viewing of the video made by Olivier and Monique on holiday in Peru

Arcosanti break

January 2006
Raphael Zarka, 'Récurrences dérobées', Bétonsalon, Paris
Re-viewing of the video made by Olivier and Monique on holiday in Peru

May 2007
Anna Johansson, 'Une histoire à soi', La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec

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