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Steve McQueen, Paperback / softback Book

Steve McQueen Paperback / softback

Edited by Clara Kim

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Steve McQueen is one of the most important artists, film-makers andscreenwriters working today.

Over the last 25 years he has been hugelyinfluential in expanding the way in which artists work with film.

Hehas also authored some of the most seminal works of moving imagedesigned for gallery-based presentation, as well as four films forcinematic release, Hunger (2008), Shame (2010), 12 Years a Slave (2013)and Widows (2018). This publication will bring together all the immersive video andfilm installations he has made since 2000.

It will include large-scalevideo installations including Caribs' Leap/Western Deep (2002), alongsidemore recent films such as Ashes (2002-15), as well as the premieringnew work. For those new to McQueen the book will include a brief but informativeoverview of his career to date, in the form of an interview between theartist and renowned critic Okwei Enwezor, together with text focusingon new works and his current practice in art and filmmaking, which willprovide a unique and personal review of his output. Further essays will focus more deeply and directly on McQueen'sartworks in relation to film, black cinema, queer cinema and thesociopolitical context of black British issues and within black diaspora,providing new insight and critical assessment of his work. The publication will also feature his forthcoming Year 3 project to beheld at Tate Britain in late 2019 as well as a further new work yet to beannounced.

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