The Pixelated Revolution aims to study the various tips and directions on mobile phone documentation, as shared via the medium of Facebook and other virtual communication tools during the ongoing events of the Syrian revolution.
What is the relationship of this act of photographic documentation, when seen through the prism of Dogma 95, the cinematographic manifesto of Danish filmmakers Lars Von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg?
Rabih Mroué lives in Beirut. He is an actor, director and playwright, and is Contributing Editor of the Lebanese quarterly Kalamon and of TDR (New York), and one of the founders and board members of Beirut Art Center (BAC).
His works include: The Pixelated Revolution (2012); Photo-Romance (2009); The Inhabitants of Images (2008); How Nancy Wished That Everything Was an April Fool’s Joke (2007); Make Me Stop Smoking (2006); Who’s Afraid of Representation (2005); Looking for a Missing Employee (2003); Biokhraphia (2002); Three Posters (2000); and Extension 19 (1998) among others.
– Ces cameramen de l’ombre qui meurent pour Youtube, L’Orient Le Jour, Maya Ghandour Hert, December 8th, 2011 – Download here.
– Experimental Current of Dramatic Theater in Beirut, The aPRO, Stefan Tarnowski, December 17th, 2013 – Download here.