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EFA will honour Aleksandr Sokurov onthe 30TH EFA Awards Ceremony

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:57:40 +0000



On the occasion of this year's 30th European Film Awards (EFAs) and in recognition of a unique contribution to the world of film, the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Aleksandr Sokurov with the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for his outstanding work in the field of directing, dramaturgy and cinematography.

Having first graduated in History, Aleksandr Sokurov started out making various TV films and documentaries and then studied at the Soviet Union's famous VGIK film school. All films created by Sokurov during the Soviet period were banned in the USSR. One of his first feature-length films, MOURNFUL UNCONCERN, was in competition at the Berlinale in 1987, and in the same year his film THE LONELY VOICE OF MAN, his 1978 debut which was prohibited in the USSR, won the Locarno Bronze Leopard and the FIPRESCI Award at the Moscow IFF. When the very first EFAs were celebrated in what was then West-Berlin in 1988, he was nominated with DAYS OF ECLIPSE in the category "Best Young Film". He was again nominated for the EFAs in 2001 with ELEGY OF A VOYAGE, this time in the category "European Documentary".

His epic MOTHER AND SON premiered at the 1997 Moscow IFF and received various awards, among them the Vatican’s Tertium Millennium Award. The film was followed by FATHER AND SON, the second part of the still not completed trilogy which won the FIPRESCI Award in Cannes in 2003.

Aleksandr Sokurov’s tetralogy on the effects of power was also recognised across Europe and the world: The first one, MOLOCH, about Hitler, was in competition in Cannes in 1999, awarded for the Best Screenplay, and also EFA-nominated. The second, TAURUS, about Lenin, where Sokurov was also director of photography, again premiered in Cannes in 2001, and received the Russian NIKA Awards for Best Film, Director and Cinematographer. The third, THE SUN (2005), about the Japanese Emperor Hirohito – again with Sokurov as cinematographer, was in competition in Berlin and received the Russian NIKA Award for Best Screenplay. Finally, the film FAUST received the Golden Lion in Venice in 2011, the Ecumenical Jury Prize and the NIKA for Best Film.

He stunned film-lovers and critics alike with his 2002 Cannes entry RUSSIAN ARK which was filmed in a single shot. The film was EFA-nominated and won the NIKAs for production and costume design. Sokurov was also awarded the Robert Bresson Award in Venice and the Vittorio De Sica Award.

Meanwhile, he keeps filming documentaries in Russia - a recurring theme in these being the military world of the former USSR. From 2011 until 2016 he taught Cinema at the Kabardino-Balkarian State University in the North Caucasus where he opened his workshop for young filmmakers from the region. For several years, his foundation “Example of Intonation” has been identifying talented young people, collecting funds, and launching films of new directors. As a respected public figure, he also created “Sokurov’s Group for the Protection of the Cultural and Historical Image of Russian Cities”.

In 2015, he presented in competition at the Venice IFF FRANCOFONIA, his film about the French Louvre during the Nazi occupation, awarded with the Fedeora Award and the Fondazione Mimmo Rotella Award.

As a writer and director, Aleksandr Sokurov continues to be an important and inspirational voice in Russian and European cinema, not just artistically but also through his courageous commitment for the freedom of speech and artistic expression and humanistic values.

He will be an honorary guest at the 30th European Film Awards Ceremony on 9 December in Berlin - streamed live on

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Venice Festival Homage to Mr. Abbas Kiarostami- 76 Minutes & 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:28:02 +0000

The 73rd Venice International Film Festival has dedicated this edition of the Festival to Mr. Abbas Kiarostami and this Homage will include two short films by Mr. Kiarostami, "24 Frames" and "Take Me Home" as well as a very brand new documentary by Seifollah Samadian (documentary filmmaker and photographer of ABC Africa and Five), "76 Minutes & 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami". This is a Portrait of an artist, whose exceptional approach to Art and Life, defined him as one of the most ardent admirers of life itself.The leading aim of this documentary is to share 76 minutes and 15 seconds of undiscovered moments of Abbas Kiarostami’s life and work, in commemoration of his 76 years and 15 days of creative journey.The shots of this documentary are selected out of hundreds of hours of footage , filmed during 25 years of friendship, inside and outside Iran in various occasions: film festivals, photo exhibitions, photography sessions, artistic events, workshops and some unique moments of his daily life.


I hope those who are attending Venice could go to the screening of our film:


31 August, Sala Darsena, 16:00 PM

31 August, Palabiennale, 22:00 PM

01 September, Palabiennale, 08:30 AM

Call for entries in 11th Cyprus International Film Festival "Golden Aphrodite"

Tue, 10 May 2016 00:20:42 +0000

Call for film entries in 11th Cyprus International Film Festival "The Best of the First!!!" All genres are accepted for films produced the last 36 months. Shorts > 20 minutes Feature > 120 minutes   Έναρξη Υποβολής Ταινιών στο 11ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Κύπρου - ΚΛΑΚΕΤΑ ΠΡΩΤΗ!" Όλα τα είδη ταινιών είναι αποδεκτά που η παραγωγή τους έχει ολοκληρωθεί τους 36 τελευταίους μήνες. Μικρού μήκους > 20' Μεγάλου μήκους > 120' [...]

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IFF Panama 2016 special guests

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 18:49:29 +0000

    As with every edition of the International Film Festival of Panama, IFF Panama 2016 will host a select group of prominent representatives from the global film industry. Between April 7thand 13th, audiences will be able to interact with our guests through post-screening discussions, seminars, workshops, lectures and panels.   Lucía BoséLucía Bosé will be the guest of honor at IFF Panama’s fifth edition. Bosé’s impressive career, which includes collaborations with great directors such as Michelangelo Antonioni, Luis Buñuel, Juan Antonio Bardem, and Giuseppe De Santis, among others. Bosé will be recognized at a special gala featuring participation from writer Boris Izaguirre, the great Spanish actress Marisa Paredes,  the director of the National Film Archive of Spain Chema Prado, and Lucía Bosé’s own son – also a renowned actor and singer – Miguel Bosé.    Three of Lucía Bosé’s most important films (Death of a Cyclist, Story of a Love Affair, and No Peace Under the Olive Tree) will be featured in special screenings in honor of the admired Italian actress. IFF Panama will also screen, in a special presentation, High Heels (directed by Pedro Almodóvarand starring Marisa Paredes and Miguel Bosé).   Édgar Ramírez Venezuelan actor Édgar Ramírez, star of the August-premiering Panamanian film Hands of Stone, will be present at IFF Panama’s screening of the filmFrom Afar; Lorenzo Vigas’ impressive debut and winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival 2015, of which Ramírez is executive producer. He will also attend gala ceremonies, public seminars and discussions.   Damián Alcázar The ever-prominent Mexican actor Damián Alcázar will also visit IFF Panama to represent two films in which he stars: Magallanes, the directorial debut from Peruvian actor/director Salvador del Solar, and The Thin Yellow Line, also a debut effort, from director Celso R. García, who will also be visiting from Mexico.   Nicolas Jaar The Chilean-American composer Nicolas Jaar will attend the fifth edition to present the film Dheepan (winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015), for which he created the musical score. Jaar will offer an extended Q&A session following the screening of Dheepan.   Javier Ruiz CalderaJavier Ruiz Caldera, director of many popular and satirical Spanish spoofs, will visit IFF Panama to present his film Spy Time. Two of his other films,Ghost Graduation and Three Many Weddings, won the Copa Airlines Audience Award for best film (fiction) at IFF Panama’s 2012 and 2013 editions, respectively.   Patricio Guzmán Master documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán will also visit Panama, primordially to conduct his "Documentary Seminar" for IFF-accredited film industry members. The Chilean filmmaker, recognized as one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world, will share the keys to development of a documentary over four days, followed by a screening of his new feature filmThe Pearl Button, which premiered in Berlin. This cultural event will mark abefore-and-after for lovers of the seventh art in Panama.   Kabir Khan Among filmmakers included in our international showcase section, Kabir Khanand Amar Butala -- the director and producer of the epic feature filmBrother Bhaijaan, respectively -- will visit us from India. GrímurHákonarson, director of the stunning Rams -- winner of the "Un Certain Regard" award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015 -- will visit us fromIceland.   Guido Bilbao We will also have special guests taking part in the "Stories of Central America and the Caribbean" section, including directors Arí Maniel Cruz (Before the Rooster Crows, Puerto Rico), Hernán Ji[...]

Naresh Bedi and his wildlife world

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:33:48 +0000


Love of nature and wild-life was inculcated in Naresh Bedi by his father, Dr. Ramesh Bedi, an international expert in plant medicine and a consultant to the government of India.

Born and raised Haridwar, close to forests and animal habitats, Naresh Bedi recalled the days when his father carried him on his shoulders into the forests. He also remembered the day when he, all of eight years old, was returning from a trek, and suddenly spotted an elephant waking up from slumber. Terrified, he had run for his life. 

Dr. Bedi prevailed upon his elder son to learn photography and document the flora, fauna and wild-life of the country, an area that was totally neglected till then. Naresh Bedi joined the Film & Television Institute of India in Pune and completed his Diploma in Cinematography, with a gold medal. However, he eschewed all offers to shoot feature films, and devoted all his life to capturing nature. Born in 1947, he has been in this profession for about 46 years now. 

Narrating his four decade long journey in the wildlife film making, Naresh Bedi said pre-digital era posed multiple challenges and tested patience. He said it took nearly five years to shoot his acclaimed film ‘Ganges Gharial’, which won him the Wild Screen Red Panda Award, popularly known as Green Oscars.  In fact, he is the first Asian to win this award. 

Naresh Bedi has been credited to have filmed some of the rare wildlife moments and his productions have been aired on prestigious channels like BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic, Discovery Channel and Canal Plus. 

His other film, ‘Cherub of the Mist’, had the honour of being the opening film of MIFF 2016.  A film about conservation of  two cute red pandas, ‘Cherub of the Mist’ has won 15 awards, including 3 Classic Telly Awards. Many sceptics had found it hard to believe that  red pandas existed when Bedi started his project. It was a small news item that Bedi had read in a newspaper about a couple of red pandas being set free in Darjeeling, and released into their natural habitat. What followed was an amazing voyage of discovery, as he tracked the panda over several months, which eventually resulted in a fascinating film. 

On the matter of costing, Bedi revealed, “Earlier, we were ridiculed for venturing into sanctuaries and adivasi areas and even dubbed madmen, but sanctuaries charged us affordable fees. Nowadays, perhaps because of the presence of international television channels showing so many nature and wild-life films, they think we are making a lot of money, and have increased the licence fees astronomically.”

About the new technology, Bedi said that it is a double-edged sword. “On one hand, you can shoot on small cameras, without the need for complicated lighting or celluloid film. On the other, you have a lot of sub-standard stuff coming out from makers who lack commitment or training.” 

Asked how could we balance compelling economic needs and wild-life conservation, Bedi admitted that our growing population does need to tap forest resources. “However, a balance has to be found. We cannot destroy entire forests and mountains and hope to save our ecology at the same time. At my farm in Haridwar, elephants destroy my electric fences, but I also find leopards giving birth in my sugar-cane plantation. When a kingfisher got trapped in my fish net, I got my grandson to cut the net and set it free.”

Bimal Roy Film Festival: Dharmendra, Helen, Ameen Sayani honoured

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:26:22 +0000

Bimal Roy Film Festival: Dharmendra, Helen, Ameen Sayani honoured Cinemas in Mumbai usually play the country’s national anthem, ‘Jana gana mana’, written by Rabindranath Tagore, before the feature film, a practice mandated by the government. Two weeks ago, at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB) in south Mumbai, which is not a regular cinema hall, the song was played as part of the Bengali film that had incorporated it in its credit titles. Udayer Pathe (on the way to enlightenment) was made in 1944, in Kolkata, by Bimal Roy, who had passed away exactly 50 years before this commemorative event, at the age of 55 (best guess) of lung cancer, a consequence of long-term smoking addiction. I have vague memories of having seen the film at the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) nearly forty years ago. Udayer Pathe was re-made in Hindi as Humrahi (fellow traveller), which I have not had a chance to see. On the 11th of January 2016, the complete film was not shown, just the song, which was yet to become the national anthem, India was still being under British rule in 1944. Thus began the six-day Bimal Roy Film Festival/retrospective, jointly organised by Bimal Roy Memorial and Cine Society (now run by Shiraz Ali, son of late Abdul Ali, a doyen of the vintage Indian cinema league), one of the oldest film societies in Mumbai. These days, Cine Society holds its regular screenings at the Bhavan. Yogesh Kamdar, my friend since 1973, an Electrical Engineer and a Joint Director of the Bhavan, managed venue and screening related matters at the retrospective. Frankly, I was not invited to the event. It was free, and open to the public, but one had to go and get passes from the venue. Bimal Roy Memorial has never invited me to any event, neither has Cine Society. Shiraz Ali, who I met in the Bhavan’s foyer, after at least a decade, assured me that he would put me on the society’s mailing list. Yogesh, who does not separately invite me to events organised by BVB (most of them are free, and seating is on a first-come-first-served basis), gave me a VIP seat, from the few he had kept for guests. Almost packed to capacity, I would have found it difficult to gain entry without the special pass. Anwesha with Dharmendra NFAI provided Blu-Ray disc copies of the six films screened, one-a-day, from Monday to Saturday. Bimal Roy’s daughter, Rinki Roy Bhattacharya (Founder-Chairperson of Bimal Roy Memorial and Film Society, Vice Chairperson: Children's Film Society of India--CFSI), grand-daughter Anwesha (who curated the festival and specially flew in from England), and actress Nivedita Baunthiyal, General Secretary of the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA), represented the Memorial, which, besides honouring cinema veterans, runs a film society too. Anwesha is a Ph.D., lives in England and lectures on cinema. Her mother-in-law, Sulabha Arya is a very senior stage, television and film actress, and I once had the honour of playing her husband, in TV a series called Yeh Bhi Hain Udyog. Rinki is multi-faceted: journalist, activist, filmmaker-author-researcher, and more. Shabana Azmi, veteran actress and like a second mother-in-law to Anwesha, turned-up unannounced to surprise the family, and joined in the lighting of the lamp ceremony, to mark the formal inauguration. Earlier, Anwesha was invited to be part of the Dada Baba (Kaifi Azmi, Shabana's father) birth anniversary get-together at Janki Kutir, in suburban Juhu, next to the reputed drama venue, Prithvi Theatre. Films showcased during the six days were Do Bigha Zamin, which I had missed all these years, Parineeta (ditto), Devdas (tragic and timeless story of ego and alcoholism; at least two other versions are around, one earlier, another later), Sujata, Madhumati and Bandini. At the inauguration, two luminaries shared the stage, with Rinki, Anwesha and Nivedita: actress Shabana Azmi and actor-turned writer-director A[...]

Bryan Cranston Receives Spotlight Award, Actor @ 27th Annual PSIFF Awards Gala

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 02:49:46 +0000

  Palm Springs, CA – The 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) presented Bryan Cranston with the Spotlight Award, Actor at its annual Awards Gala. The Gala also presented awards to previously announced honorees Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Johnny Depp, Michael Fassbender, Brie Larson, Rooney Mara, Tom McCarthy, Saoirse Ronan and Alicia Vikander. The Awards Gala was hosted by Mary Hart on Saturday, January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The Festival runs January 1-11. “Whether on film, television or Broadway, Bryan Cranston is an outstanding actor who delivers an extraordinary and memorable performance with each character he takes on,” said Film Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. “In Trumbo, Cranston brings his amazing talent to his portrayal of blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. For this brilliant performance, worthy of the awards recognition it has been receiving, it is an honor to present Bryan Cranston with the 2016 Spotlight Award, Actor.” Past recipients of the Spotlight Award include J.K. Simmons, Julia Roberts, Jessica Chastain, Amy Adams and Helen Hunt. All recipients received Academy Award® nominations in the year they were honored, with Simmons receiving the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Rooney Mara will receive the Spotlight Award, Actress at this year’s Awards Gala. Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo’s acclaimed career comes to a crushing halt in the late 1940s when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. Directed by Jay Roach, Trumbo recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice under the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren) to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger. The film also stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Louis C.K., David James Elliott, Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Diane Lane, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alan Tudyk and Mirren. For his role in Trumbo, Cranston has received a Golden Globe nomination, two SAG Award nominations and two Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominations. His film credits include Argo, Kung Fu Panda 3, Infiltrator,Godzilla, Total Recall, Rock of Ages, Drive, Contagion, Little Miss Sunshine, Seeing Other People, Saving Private Ryan and That Thing You Do!. Cranston has won four Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe and three Screen Actors Guild Awards for his portrayal of Walter White on AMC’s “Breaking Bad.” He will next star as President Lyndon B. Johnson  in the HBO film adaptation of All The Way for which he won a 2014 Tony Award. He is currently in production on the independent film Wakefield and will then begin production on John Hamburg's Why Himopposite James Franco.   About The Palm Springs International Film Festival The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 135,000 attendees last year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries.  The Festival is also known for its annual Black Tie Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents who, in recent years, have included Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, Matthew McConaughey, Julianne Moore, Brad Pitt, Eddie Redmayne, Julia Roberts, David O. Russell, Meryl Streep, and Reese Witherspoon. The presenting sponsor of the Awards Gala is BIGHORN and major sponsors are Entertainment Tonight and Mercedes-Benz. For more information, visit -Official PSIFF Press Release- -Edited by Vanessa McMahon- [...]

Celebrate Bogie and Bacall in Key Largo

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:32:18 +0000

For fans of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, one of America’s all-time great screen couples, Key Largo is the place to be in late October. Festival attendees can discover the best of Bogie and Bacall in — where else? — Key Largo. That’s not just because Key Largoshares its name with one of Bogie and Bacall’s iconic films, though the connection to the classic is undeniable. It’s also because the island at the head of the Florida Keys is the setting for the third annualHumphrey Bogart Film Festival, scheduled Oct. 21-25 — and because the festival, which celebrates the late Bogart’s life and films, this year also pays homage to his wife Lauren Bacall. On top of that, the event’s co-host and one of its guiding spirits is none other than Stephen Bogart, the son of Bogie and Bacall. And among its scheduled highlights are cruises on the African Queen (yes, it’s the boat from John Huston’s 1951 film starring Bogart and Katharine Hepburn), which has been lovingly restored and is available for canal and dinner cruises in Key Largowaters. “My father and mother starred in ‘Key Largo’ and the actual boat from ‘The African Queen’ is here in Key Largo,” Stephen Bogart explained before the first annual festival. “It just feels right to honor my father and his movies in this beautiful place, which has such an organic connection to his legacy.” That legacy will be very evident during the festival, as film buffs celebrate the legendary actor who appeared in 75 movies during a 50-year career. Among them were four pairings with the beautiful Bacall, who died just over a year ago. Stephen Bogart, shown here steering the original African Queen, is the co-host of the annual film festival. (Photo by Andy Newman, Florida Keys News Bureau) The duo’s films were “To Have and Have Not,” adapted from a novel written by former Key West resident Ernest Hemingway; “The Big Sleep,” a thriller based on a Raymond Chandler book; “Dark Passage,” the story of a falsely convicted murderer and the woman who helps him; and 1948’s legendary “Key Largo,” whose plot involves a notorious gangster, a hurricane and a hostage situation at a Key Largo hotel. At the 2015 festival, Stephen Bogart is to be joined by Eddie Muller — an acclaimed novelist and film historian known internationally as the “Czar of Noir.” He’s also the founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation that’s dedicated to rescuing, restoring and showing at-risk noir offerings. In addition, film buffs in attendance can meet special guest Monika Henreid — a documentary filmmaker and the daughter of Paul Henreid, who played Victor Laszlo in the famed “Casablanca.” So what’s planned for the Humphrey Bogart Film Festival? Highlights include indoor and outdoor single- and double-feature showings of Bogart classics — including the four pairings with Bacall as well as “The Maltese Falcon,” “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre,” “The Caine Mutiny,” “Casablanca,” “The African Queen” and (of course) “Key Largo.” Bogart Fest attendees can view classic Bogart and noir films, attend special events and meet Stephen Bogart and other celebrity guests. (Photo courtesy of the Bogart Film Festival, LLC) Plus attendees can take a “starring role” in special events including the Costume or Casual Cocktail Reception, Bogart Block Party with island music, and Seaside Soirée with dancing and dining outdoors beside Florida Bay. In addition there’s a student short film competition for entries in multiple categories. Throughout the weekend, fans can view Bogart memorabilia, find festival collectibles and book canal cruises on the African Queen. The venerable vessel is docked at the Holiday Inn Key Largo, located at mile marker 100, and it’s a true thrill to step aboard. [...]

A text of Richard Conte President of the jury

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 15:50:35 +0000


De definition of the cinema


The films we’re going to talk about can’t be easily defined. They’re unique because they don’t correspond to any definitions the reviews would like to use. In fact, you recognize these films when you watch them but it’s not possible “à priori” to determine their meaning or the “genre” they belong to.

Of course films on art and artists exist and they’re often precious documents to understand the works, their story or their philosophy; but there are also many other films which are works of art, different from what you can see on screens ( at the cinema or on TV ), short films documentaries, cartoon films, video clips and so on..

As you can understand, it’s easier to say what these films are not rather than what they are exactly.

In that case, the viewer will “travel” between contemporary art and the cinema, documentaries and fiction, experimental cinema and artistic videos. He will feel like escaping normative classifications.

As Harold Rosenberg wrote*: if everything an artist does is art and if everything can be art, then the definition of art becomes uncertain. The work of art can’t be linked to any genre in particular.

Isn’t it the same situation for the cinema, in our digital era when the differences between cinema and video, professionals and amateurs tend to disappear. ?

However let’s find out clues among almost 2000 films, from all over the world which can been seen on video platforms installed this year by the organizer of the 2015 Art Film Festival in Cannes. You’ll find many narrative short stories, cartoon films, documentaries, but also a few “electron libres” playing with the viewer’s hypnotic feeling ( difficult to feel on a small screen as it requires immersion means ), video performances ( not many but very important in contemporary art ), a few remarkable artistic documentaries plus queer fiction parodies sometimes even difficult to classify as such.

Because of their singularity the Jury has eventually selected 27 films participating in a de definition of the cinema

But everyone knows that a festival selection is like a signal for future candidates. That’s why we really hope that artists and film makers will join this festival ( for example advanced students from European schools of art and universities )

But this year’s jury has decided to do even more by risking to present fifteen films off competition, to show what would be in his point of view another cinema ( Raymond Bellour )

The future will tell us if we were right to think so.

For a few years we’ve known that there’s now a new paradigm like a creative promise positioned between contemporary art one the one hand and cinemas on the other hand.


Richard Conte


* Harold Rosenberg, La dé-définition de l’art, éditions Jacqueline Chambon, 1992