Ian Whittlesea in Now is forever lasting constant in the mind, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

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Ian Whittlesea’s video¬†The Demonstration of Gentleness (HD video, 9 mins 40 secs looped, 2012) is being screened as part of Now is forever lasting constant in the mind at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherland.

The video shows identical twins Helen & Kathryn Cartwright performing the Ju no Kata, as described by Yves Klein in his book Les Fondements du Judo. In 1954 Klein wrote to Jean Cocteau inviting him to collaborate on a film about judo. The Demonstration of Gentleness is an homage to that never realised collaboration.

Thursday 17 March 2016, 19:00 – 21:00

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Artist Info

Ian Whittlesea’s video¬†The Demonstration of Gentleness (HD video, 9 mins 40 secs looped, 2012) is being screened as part of Now is forever lasting constant in the mind at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherland.

The video shows identical twins Helen & Kathryn Cartwright performing the Ju no Kata, as described by Yves Klein in his book Les Fondements du Judo. In 1954 Klein wrote to Jean Cocteau inviting him to collaborate on a film about judo. The Demonstration of Gentleness is an homage to that never realised collaboration.

Thursday 17 March 2016, 19:00 – 21:00

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