Artist Profile

BRIDGETTE MCNAB

FRENCH FILMMAKER JEAN-LUC Godard once said, ‘Beyond the theatre is life, and behind life, the theatre. My point of departure was the imaginary and I discovered the real; but behind the real there was the imaginary.’

Stylistically and theoretically influenced by the French New Wave movement, my work unpacks the enduring dialogue between painting and cinema that resounds with the language of illusion. Romantic but never sentimental, The New Wave pioneered the importance of an auteur’s visual theme, favouring eye-pleasing sets, colours

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