11 films by Christian Lebrat with a 40 page booklet.
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This DVD brings together 11 of Christian Lebrat's films made between 1976 and 1985.

Christian Lebrat, born in 1952 in Paris, is an internationally acclaimed artist with a career spanning over 30 years. He is a filmmaker, video artist, performance artist and photographer, as well as a publisher, curator and writer.

Christian Lebrat has created over twenty experimental films, videos, and film performances, along with a formidable body of photographic work, with a career spanning over 30 years. In the last ten years he has had over a dozen major international retrospectives of his films. He began working in photography in 1978 and has been exhibiting regularly since 1982. His works are in several public collections, such as: National Museum of Modern Art (Centre Pompidou Paris), FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Forum des Images (Paris), Les archives du film expérimental d’Avignon, Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris), National Center of Contemporary Art (Moscow).

In 1985 he founded Paris Expérimental (, a publishing company entirely devoted to publishing theoretical and historical texts on avant-garde and experimental cinema. He has published several essential books on the subject and edited the monumental anthology on French avant-garde film, Jeune, Dure et Pure! Une histoire du cinéma d’avant-garde et experimental en France (2001). He has also published a collection of essays and lectures on his own films (Between images, Paris Expérimental, 1997) and a compilation of his texts (Radical cinema, Paris Expérimental, 2008). As a curator he has also organized several retrospectives, amongst them Jeune, dure et pure! Une histoire du cinéma d’avant-garde et expérimental en France (Cinémathèque française, Paris, 2001), Le Cinéma visionnaire: l’avant-garde américaine (Paris and Rome, 2002), and Maurice Lemaître et le cinéma (Paris, 2005).

His most recent recognition include: 2007 Prize of the MoCCA (Museum of Contemporary Cinema, in Madrid) for Ultra, film performance for 2 x 16 mm projectors and loops. His video V1 (Vortex) has been acquired in 2008 by the Fonds National d’Art Contemporain (French public collection) and most recently his “historical” film Organisation I and performance Liminal Minimal have joined the Centre Pompidou Collection.

11 films

Film numéro deux
Couleurs délicieuses sur fond bleu
Organisation I
Liminal minimal I et II
Autoportrait au dispositif
Le Moteur de l'action (A.M.D)

Author(s) Christian Lebrat
Artist(s) Christian Lebrat
Format DVD5 PAL Interzone/Region-free, 4:3, Mono
Original format 16mm
Year 1976-1985
Language(s) No dialogue
Runtime 81 min
Publisher RE:VOIR

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