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A girl is covered with a sack before being run over by a runaway car; is drenched with gasoline, then set alight and trampled by her assailants; is wrapped in a blanket and killed with an axe. A delirious frenzy or reality seen through the dilating eye of a badly adjusted camera? Shot with his little sister’s mobile phone, Alan Bulfin’s three films look like a "happy slapping" session gone completely grotesque. All the tricks of amateur moviemaking are used – but by being exposed for what they are: the camera discreetly turns away while the actors hastily replace the young actress with a crude dummy; the same character appears several times in a row, as in a video game; and the tricks used are so laughable as to make the whole thing unbelievable. This, however, is how "Kiling Hur" makes its point: by pitilessly reminding viewers of their role as voyeurs in a world saturated with amateur images.

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Alan BULFIN
Killing Hur, 2007
Photos: Blaise Adilon
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Cape: contemporary African art, Cape Town (South Africa)
www.capeafrica.org

Liverpool Biennial (UK)
www.biennial.com

Berlin Biennial (Germany)
bb6.berlinbiennial.de

Documenta (Germany)
www.documenta.de

Munster Skulptur Projekt, Munster (Germany)
www.skulptur-projekte.de

Biennale of Sydney (Australia)
www.bos2008.com/app/biennale

Mercosul, Porto Alegre (Brazil)
www.bienalmercosul.art.br

Sao Paulo Biennale (Brazil)
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Biennale de Montreal (Canada)
www.biennalemontreal.org

GZ Triennale, Guangzhou (China)
www.gdmoa.org/zhanlan/threeyear/shannianzhanlink

Shanghai Biennale (China)
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Busan Biennale (Korea)
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Gwangju Biennale (Korea)
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U turn (Denmark)
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Sharjah Biennial (United Arab Emirates)
www.sharjahbiennial.org

BIACS (Spain)
www.fundacionbiacs.com/biacs3

Biennale du Havre (France)
www.artslehavre.com

Les ateliers de Rennes (France)
www.lesateliersderennes.fr

Athens Biennial (Greece)
www.athensbiennial.org

Turin Triennale (Italy)
www.torinotriennale.it

Venice Biennale (Italy)
www.labiennale.org

Yokohoma Triennale (Japan)
yokohamatriennale.jp

Moscow Biennale (Russia)
3rd.moscowbiennale.ru

Biennale de Dakar (Senegal)
www.dakart.org

Singapore Biennale (Singapore)
www.singaporebiennale.org

Gothenburg Biennale (Sweden)
www.biennal.goteborg.se

Tapei Biennial (Taïwan)
www.taipeibiennial.org

Istanbul Biennial (Turkey)
www.iksv.org/bienal

Whitney Biennial (USA)
www.whitneybiennial.org

Prospect (USA)
www.prospectneworleans.org

Site Santa Fe (USA)
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Manifesta
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