The Cartier Award 2007 was awarded to Mexican artist Mario Garcia Torres. Garcia Torres is a conceptual artist, whose work includes film, video and photography. His proposal was chosen from over three hundred applications submitted worldwide.
For Frieze Art Fair 2007 Mario Garcia Torres reframed the body of work of film auteur Allen Smithee through a series of interventions around the fair. Smithee delivered a keynote lecture elaborating the complex relationships between his public persona and the long filmography for which he has become known.
Script written by Mario Garcia Torres and Aaron Schuster and performed by Stephen Campbell Moore.