EXTRA TROUBLE—Jack Smith in Frankfurt
Edited by Sophie von Olfers and Mark von Schlegell
288 pages color illus.
Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2014
"The publication brings together extensive material from Hamlet, mise-en-scène presented at Portikus, along with recently restored as well as never-published stills, drawings, and writings by American filmmaker and artist Jack Smith, related to his film Hamlet in the Rented World (A Fragment) (1970–73).
Hamlet, mise-en-scène, directed by Mark von Schlegell, was an adaptation that retold Shakespeare's most abused tragedy while channeling the ghost of Jack Smith..."