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Duration: 5 Programmes (total duration: 57 mins)1.Buried Alive, 11'422.The Fence at Forbes, 10'523.Keep Things as They Are, 12'134.The House of the Deaf Man, 13'055.Mask to Mask, 12'12
Year: 1988Original formats:
1" SMPTE Type CMedia types:
VideoType of work:
Broadcast: Channel 4
First exhibited: 1988 Channel 4, UK
Technical details: Consists of 5 Programmes
A narrative in five acts, portraying formative events in Ian Breakwell’s life that shed light on his concerns as an artist. Broadcast on Channel 4 in 1988, the five acts together present a narrative on the interplay between the public world of surface appearance and social roles, and the private world of the imagination.
Channel 4 Press Release for ‘Public Face Private Eye’.pdf here.
‘Public Face Private Eye’ statement.pdf here.
Museum of Modern Art Dept of Film ‘Video Viewpoints’.pdf here.
ICA Screening Programme for ‘Public Face Private Eye’ 1993. pdf here.
Series of stills from ‘Public Face Private Eye’.pdf here.
Postcard of broadcast schedule for ‘Public Face Private Eye’.pdf here.
Press clippings from ‘City Limits’ and ‘Time Out’ with programme details for ‘Public Face Private Eye.’pdf here.
Press clipping from ‘IM: The Film Video and Television Magazine’ Issue 108 showing ‘Public Face Private Eye’ programme details.pdf here.
Press clippings from ‘Radio Times’ for Ian Breakwell’s ‘Public Face Private Eye’. pdf here.