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Over the years many of you have asked about the film adaptation of my debut novel, The Danish Girl. It was first optioned fifteen years ago and was close to going into production many times. Finally last February the filming began. On sound stages in London and location in Brussels and Copenhagen, The Danish Girl…

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iheartmyart: Matthew Barney, stills from his new 6-hour film River of Fundament that premiered Feb 12-16, 2014 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, with music by Jonathan Bepler. Photographs by Hugo Glendinning. 2006-2014 The film was described as a, “radical reinvention of Norman Mailer’s novel Ancient Evenings. In collaboration with composer Jonathan Bepler, Barney combines traditional modes of narrative cinema…

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The Swans

The Swans is an interpretation of the ancient myth of Leda And The Swan, played out through the platform of a dinner party. New York City’s men are portrayed as the swans, and the film and photography tells the story of The Swans through their cocktail behavior. The film takes a subconscious journey into the persona of the swan’s…