Serpentine Cinema: The Conversation, with Walter Murch and Rachel Rose

Picturehouse Central

8 Nov 2015 - 1:30 PM

Serpentine Cinema: The Conversation, with Walter Murch and Rachel Rose

Artist Rachel Rose discussed visual and sound editing techniques with Oscar-winning editor and sound designer Walter Murch. The conversation, presented in collaboration with MUBI, was followed by a screening of the 1974 film, The Conversation (dir. Francis Ford Coppola), starring Gene Hackman, edited and with sound designed by Walter Murch.

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The film follows the life habits of a surveillance expert and the moral dilemma he faces when his recordings reveal a potential murder. 

Walter Murch is an American film editor and sound designer. He is best known for his acclaimed work on Apocalypse Now (1979), for which he received the Academy Award in Sound Editing. Murch has also authored several books, including In the Blink of an Eye (1995) and directed the 1985 film Return to Oz. Murch’s editing work includes films such as The Rain People (1969); American Graffiti (1973); The Godfather: Part II (1974); Apocalypse Now (1979) and The English Patient (1996), among many others. 

Rachel Rose was born in 1986, and currently lives and works in New York. Recent exhibitions  include The Whitney Museum of American Art (2015); Governor's Island, New York (2015); CSS Bard College, Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (2015); National Gallery, Prague (2015); Taipei Biennial, Taipei (2014); Pilar Corrias, London (2014); High Art, Paris (2014); Sculpture Center, New York (2013); David Roberts Art Foundation, London (2013); and Electronic Arts Intermix, New York (2013). Forthcoming solo exhibitions are scheduled for Castello di Rivoli (2015); and The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2016).

In partnership with MUBI and Picturehouse Central

Serpentine Cinema is a series of performances and screenings by artists and film-makers held in a cinema context.
 

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Rachel Rose: Palisades

1 Oct 2015 to 8 Nov 2015

The Serpentine presented Palisades, the first solo show in London by American artist Rachel Rose.

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The Conversation, with Walter Murch and Rachel Rose

Wednesday, 10th February 2016
The Conversation (1974), dir. Francis Ford Coppola

The Conversation (1974)

Gene Hackman

The Conversation, 1974

Dir. Francis Ford Coppola

Serpentine Cinema: The Conversation, with Walter Murch and Rachel Rose

Serpentine Cinema: Rachel Rose
8 November 2015, Picturehouse Central

Serpentine Cinema: The Conversation, with Walter Murch and Rachel Rose

Serpentine Cinema: Walter Murch
8 November 2015, Picturehouse Central
Rachel Rose: Palisades installation view 1

Rachel Rose: Palisades installation view 1

Rachel Rose: Palisades; Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (1 October – 8 November 2015)

Rachel Rose, still from A Minute Ago 3

Rachel Rose

still from A Minute Ago, 2014, HD video, 8'43"
Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias Gallery
Rachel Rose: Palisades installation view 3

Rachel Rose: Palisades installation view 3

Rachel Rose: Palisades; Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (1 October – 8 November 2015)