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Louidgi beltrame
El Brujo
Experimental film | 4k | color | 17'29'' | France / Peru | 2016
1. The last sequence from The 400 Blows, by Truffaut: a healer on the coast of Peru, from the desert to the sea. 2. Jean-Pierre Léaud in the streets of Paris. 3. An object is passed between the two. Film-ritual between cinema and the magical power of being present.
Louidgi Beltrame was born in Marseille in 1971. Currently residing in Paris, he studied at Villa Arson in Nice and at the École supérieure des beaux- arts in Marseille. From 1999 to 2001, he was an artist-in-residence at Le Fresnoy — Studio national des arts contemporains in Tourcoing, then at the Pavillon, the Palais de Tokyo’s research lab in Paris. Since 2003, his works have been shown in numerous exhibitions. His work was notably featured in personal exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris, 2016), Frac Basse-Normandie (Caen, 2015), Kunstverein Langenhagen (Langenhagen, 2015), Jousse Entreprise gallery (Paris, 2008, 2012, 2014), Fondation d’entreprise Ricard (Paris, 2010), Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (2008), and at the Jeu de Paume (Paris, 2006). In 2013, he has taken part to a film programme curated by Apichatpong Weerasethakul for Sharjah Biennial 11, and participated to many festivals including FIDMarseille, Doclisboa, Festival del Film Locarno, and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. His films have been shown in specific programmes at the Centre Pompidou: Vidéo & Après in conversation with Pascal Beausse (Paris, 2011), and at the Musée du Louvre with Catherine David (Paris, 2013). His works have been shown in collective exhibitions including Flatland, MRAC, (Sérignan 2016) Plagiar o Futuro, Hangar (Lisbon, 2015), Michelangelo Antonioni, Cinémathèque française (Paris, 2015), Double Jeu, Frac Centre (Orléans, 2014), Mutatis Mutandis, Secession (Vienna, 2012), Número tres, de la casa a la fábrica, La Virreina (Barcelona, 2012), Video, an Art History (1965-2010): A Selection from the Centre Pompidou and the Singapore Art Museum Collections (Singapore, 2011), Prisonniers du Soleil, Le Plateau, Frac Île-de-France (Paris, 2010).