Harun Farocki is interviewed by writer and curator Sophia Phoca.

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Filmmaker, artist and writer Harun Farocki is among a number of European auteur filmmakers who explore the limits of representation in so-called ‘essay films’. He once stated that his films were made ‘against the cinema and against the television’. Author of emblematic works such as Images of the World and the Inscription of War (1988) and Videograms of a Revolution (together with Andrei Ujica, 1992), Farocki employs found footage and sequences that foreground the discrepancy between television style ‘official’ history, and real-life events. A permanent commentary on the medium, his works prompt a deep analysis of images and their place in society, with a sharp focus on warfare and revolutionary processes. In collaboration with Art Monthly