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Ford Morrison

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Louvre unit producer & Cinematographer

Ford Morrison was born in Washington DC on June 18 1961. He studied at the University of California at Berkeley and at the Architectural Association in London. Morrison, based in New York since 1992, is an Architect for Princeton University's Plasma Physics Laboratory. 
     This idea of a film to document artists and writers in Paris was an opportunity for me to examine the unpoliced language of politics and art. The Louvre provided an ideal setting for the dissemination of both art and theory to many new participants. For eight weeks I filmed the newly curated installations, slam poets and writers, choreographers, dancers, musicians and actors. The Foreigner's Home developed toward a cultural polemic to open dialogue where none existed.

From the NY Times:  Foreign Bodies, an installation in the Louvre’s Melpomène Gallery in which the American choreographer William Forsythe and the German sculptor and video artist Peter Welz have revisited Francis Bacon’s last—unfinished—portrait.