Joseph Paris

Essays and political movies

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In n.o.i.r. & b/l/a/n/c and Warsaw, I explore various variations of contradictory arrangements of voices, texts and images to reveal new readings of the narrative. In 2008, I am at the initiative of the collective Kassandre with which I advocate against the concept of Intellectual Property, and for the use of Copyleft licenses in cinema. In 2012 I filmed the Femen movement from the inside for a year, and in 2014 I made Naked War, film in which I decrypt the cinematographic grammar of these spectacular actions. I am currently developing «Le Repli», struggling with borders and their images.

Restricting encryption does not prevent terrorist attacks but constitutes a real threat to freedom of expression. Contrariwise, using encryption is a non-violent mode of action to preserve civils rights. By the bye Internet is Anarchy and has not been made to be monitored.