All the World's Memory
by Jacopo Rinaldi, 2015, 6'
6’23’’. Courtesy the artist

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film   Presented at VISIO – European Programme on Artists’ Moving Images - 8th edition

The video is the result of an audio editing of Alain Resnais’s film Toute la Memoire du Monde with clips of Google Data Centers taken from the Official YouTube Channel of the American Company. Resnais’s film is a documentary on the Bibliotheque Nationale de France showing the efforts and the limits of archiving human knowledge. The voiceover and the music score of the film from 1956 overlaps with the videos appropriated from Google revealing the paradoxes of the revolution from printed books to digital data, from the public archive to the private storage of collective information.

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