MARTiN HAMPTON



GAUGUIN IN HIS WORDS  

2010

Duration: 13’53

Directed, Filmed, Edited by Martin Hampton

Produced by Kate Vogel for Tate Media

Music by Nathaniel Robin Man and Robin Alderton  of the Dead Rats Orchestra

Sound Design by Will Worsley


This short film, based entirely on Gauguin's letters from the late 1900s, explores the artist's transition from conventional family man to avant-garde pioneer and maverick leader of the post-impressionist movement


“Be an impressionist to the bitter end and be afraid of nothing!”

Paul Gauguin to Emile Bernard 1889


Watch the film on 4th floor concourse at Tate Modern until December 2010

or online on the Tate Channel here


Download the music without the voice here courtesy of Nathaniel Robin Man