Deimantas Narkevičius, Once in the XX Century, 2004

Deimantas Narkevičius, Once in the XX Century, 2004

Digital Film video (4:3)
Color, Sound (ambient)
Duration 8 min
Edition 5 (+ 2 A.P.)

This film is based on already existing video materials from Lithuanian National TV archive which documents the action of taking down the sculpture of Lenin and some video footages of the same action from a freelance video reporter. So, there is two-camera
perspective on the event. The images of taking down the sculpture of Lenin in Vilnius are very well known as widely broadcasted by CNN and some other major media networks. The images of Lenin hanging above the crowd and waving his hand were repeated thousand times by CNN during the last decade as the symbol of the disintegration of Soviet Union and failure of the idea of communism. In his film Narkevicius has edited the materials in a way that it will look as the crowd is preparing and then celebrating the erection of the sculpture of Lenin.

Deimantas Narkevičius, Once in the XX Century, 2004

Digital Film video (4:3)
Color, Sound (ambient)
Duration 8 min
Edition 5 (+ 2 A.P.)

This film is based on already existing video materials from Lithuanian National TV archive which documents the action of taking down the sculpture of Lenin and some video footages of the same action from a freelance video reporter. So, there is two-camera
perspective on the event. The images of taking down the sculpture of Lenin in Vilnius are very well known as widely broadcasted by CNN and some other major media networks. The images of Lenin hanging above the crowd and waving his hand were repeated thousand times by CNN during the last decade as the symbol of the disintegration of Soviet Union and failure of the idea of communism. In his film Narkevicius has edited the materials in a way that it will look as the crowd is preparing and then celebrating the erection of the sculpture of Lenin.

Deimantas Narkevičius, Once in the XX Century, 2004

Digital Film video (4:3)
Color, Sound (ambient)
Duration 8 min
Edition 5 (+ 2 A.P.)

This film is based on already existing video materials from Lithuanian National TV archive which documents the action of taking down the sculpture of Lenin and some video footages of the same action from a freelance video reporter. So, there is two-camera
perspective on the event. The images of taking down the sculpture of Lenin in Vilnius are very well known as widely broadcasted by CNN and some other major media networks. The images of Lenin hanging above the crowd and waving his hand were repeated thousand times by CNN during the last decade as the symbol of the disintegration of Soviet Union and failure of the idea of communism. In his film Narkevicius has edited the materials in a way that it will look as the crowd is preparing and then celebrating the erection of the sculpture of Lenin.

Deimantas Narkevičius, Once in the XX Century, 2004

Digital Film video (4:3)
Color, Sound (ambient)
Duration 8 min
Edition 5 (+ 2 A.P.)

This film is based on already existing video materials from Lithuanian National TV archive which documents the action of taking down the sculpture of Lenin and some video footages of the same action from a freelance video reporter. So, there is two-camera
perspective on the event. The images of taking down the sculpture of Lenin in Vilnius are very well known as widely broadcasted by CNN and some other major media networks. The images of Lenin hanging above the crowd and waving his hand were repeated thousand times by CNN during the last decade as the symbol of the disintegration of Soviet Union and failure of the idea of communism. In his film Narkevicius has edited the materials in a way that it will look as the crowd is preparing and then celebrating the erection of the sculpture of Lenin.

Deimantas Narkevičius, Once in the XX Century, 2004

Digital Film video (4:3)
Color, Sound (ambient)
Duration 8 min
Edition 5 (+ 2 A.P.)

This film is based on already existing video materials from Lithuanian National TV archive which documents the action of taking down the sculpture of Lenin and some video footages of the same action from a freelance video reporter. So, there is two-camera
perspective on the event. The images of taking down the sculpture of Lenin in Vilnius are very well known as widely broadcasted by CNN and some other major media networks. The images of Lenin hanging above the crowd and waving his hand were repeated thousand times by CNN during the last decade as the symbol of the disintegration of Soviet Union and failure of the idea of communism. In his film Narkevicius has edited the materials in a way that it will look as the crowd is preparing and then celebrating the erection of the sculpture of Lenin.