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ICCARRE World AIDS Day (4min) from Blanca Li on Vimeo.

https://www.iccarre.net/

Director and choreopgraphy Blanca Li
with Tilda Swinton
and the dancers from the Blanca Li Dance Company : Slate Hemedi, Alexandra Jezouin, Julien Gaillac, Joseph Gebrael

Special thanks to Nick Cave for the music Love Letter
Creative director Jerry Stafford
Wardrobe Susan Lu
Hair Nounzio Carbone
Makeup Karim Rahman

Set Studio Calentito 134

Production company UTURN Première Heure
executive producer Elisabeth Fabri
editor Mario Battistel
color garding Sylvain Canaux
Post production Saint Louis / Première Heure - Louis Arcelin

Coordination Christine Bergstrom

Love Letter
performed by Nick Cave and the bad seeds
written by Nick Cave
published by Mute Songs Ltd
courtesy of Mute Records Ltd/ BMG rights management
Thank you to all the people that made this film possible
Richard Cross / Association Les Amis d'Iccarre / Maria Cornejo (ZERO collection) Lina Audi (LIWAN collection) / Studio Calentito 134, Hamilton Hodell, Catherine Miran, Haley Lim, Atelier 68, BMG Company, St Louis Post House, Schmooze.

 

From i-D magazine:

You probably aren’t aware of ICCARRE and Dr Leibowich, the French immunologist at the forefront of a series of trials looking at the effects of reducing HIV medication in the treatment of patients. In English, the name ICCARRE translates as “taken in short cycles, anti-retrovirals remain effective.” During two clinical trials involving 94 patients taking the standard “triple cocktail” combination of drugs, seven days a week, Dr Leibowitch reduced their treatment plan to just four days a week with 100% success rate. The relief of both the psychological and the physical consequences of daily medication is immeasurable.

Love Letter

I hold this letter in my hand
A plea, a petition, a kind of prayer
I hope it does as I have planned
Losing her again is more than I can bear
I kiss the cold, white envelope
I press my lips against her name
Two hundred words. We live in hope
The sky hangs heavy with rain

 

Love Letter Love Letter
Go get her Go get her
Love Letter Love Letter
Go tell her Go tell her

 

A wicked wind whips up the hill
A handful of hopeful words
I love her and I always will
The sky is ready to burst
Said something I did not mean to say
Said something I did not mean to say
Said something I did not mean to say
It all came out the wrong way

 

Love Letter Love letter
Go get her Go get her
Love Letter Love letter
Go tell her Go tell her

 

Rain your kisses down upon me
Rain your kisses down in storms
And for all who'll come before me
In your slowly fading forms
I'm going out of my mind
Will leave me standing in
The rain with a letter and a prayer
Whispered on the wind
Come back to me
Come back to me
O baby please come back to me

Shivers

The Birthday Party (originally known as The Boys Next Door) were an Australian post-punk band, active from 1978 to 1983. Despite limited commercial success, The Birthday Party's influence has been far-reaching, and they have been called "one of the darkest and most challenging post-punk groups to emerge in the early '80s." The group's "bleak and noisy soundscapes," which drew irreverently on bluesfree jazz, and rockabilly, provided the setting for vocalist Nick Cave's disturbing tales of violence and perversion. Their music has been described by critic Simon Reynolds as gothic, and their single "Release the Bats" was particularly influential on the emerging gothic scene.

I've Got A Future

Pablo Clements and James Griffith of UNKLE have a side project called Toydrum. On their new remix album 'My Eye On You (To Reinvision)', they enlisted “friends, peers and people we love to work with” to reimagine songs from their albums 'Distant Focus Vol. 1' and 'Evangelist'. Two of those peers are Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, who have delivered their rework of Toydrum’s “I've Got a Future,” featuring the late singer-songwriter Gavin Clark.

One More Time With Feeling

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' sixteenth studio album, Skeleton Tree, will be released globally on vinyl, CD and across all digital platforms on 9th September 2016.

 

The first opportunity anyone will have to hear any of the songs from the album will be to watch feature film One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly). The film has been officially selected to world premiere at the 2016 Venice Film Festival and will screen in more than 800 cinemas across the world (including UCI in Portugal) on 8th September 2016, immediately prior to the release of Skeleton Tree the following day.

What Can't You Say?

Este texto é longo e muito, muito variado. Gente de todo os cantos do mundo (é redondo, eu sei) foi desafiada pelo casal maravilha Neil Gaiman e Amanda Palmer: "Writers, activists and public figures from around the world respond to NS guest editors Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer’s request to reveal the thoughts they leave unspoken."

Mas o Nick Cave, o Nick Cave eu não resisto a citar, sucinto e direto ao assunto:

The lovely thing about the unsayable is that it is unsaid. As soon as it is said, it is sayable and loses all its mystery and ambiguity. Art exists so that the unsayable can be said without having to actually say it. We cloud it in secrecy and obfuscation. The mind is free to roam and all things can be imagined, under the cover of darkness. How nice that is. The unsayable. How tired we are of having things explained to us. Having things said. How nice it is, when people just shut the fuck up.

E o cartoon é do André Carrilho.