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What's On: Places, Strange and Quiet

Posted by Bryony Quinn,

Now showing at the Haunch of Venison, Places, Strange and Quiet is a large-scale photographic exhibition and visual culmination of nearly 30 years, depicting a “sense of place for things that are out of place” by renowned filmmaker Wim Wenders. On show are perspectives that typify his films, notably Paris, Texas or The American Friend, where the often bleak landscapes hold a queerly iridescent presence on screen. Crucial insights to be had for cineastes though the images are quite beautiful enough as artworks in their own “strangely quiet, or quietly strange” resonance.

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Posted by Bryony Quinn

Bryony was It’s Nice That’s first ever intern and worked her way up to assistant online editor before moving on to pursue other interests in the summer of 2012.