MATTHEW LAX
FILM/VIDEO         


        




FABRICATED IN THE ACTUAL ARCTIC, 2017
16mm film installation; silent; 3 min, 5 sec loop


A silent film essay considers the production of Robert Flaherty's seminal 1922 documentary, Nanook of the North (also known as, A Story Of Life and Love In the Actual Arctic). An image by an Inuk artist is discovered “missing” from the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) collection.




Installation View, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, 2018

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