Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present
- Sat, Feb 1
- Sun, Feb 2
Director: Matthew Akers Run Time: 106 min.
Release Year: 2012
Starring: David Balliano, Klaus Biesenbach, Marina Abramovic, Ulay
The film follows the artist as she prepares for what may be the most important moment of her life: a major retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. To be given a retrospective at one of the world’s premiere museums is, for any living artist, the most exhilarating sort of milestone. For Marina, it is far more – it is the chance to finally silence the question she has been hearing over and over again for four decades: ‘But why is this art?’