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Very Very End
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"In The Very Very End, Barber points to his medium's plastic possibility by somehow traveling into the future and the past nodding to Neville Shute's apocalyptic 1957 novel On The Beach while setting an end-of-days story in a 21st century holiday...

 

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Tags: death and dying, future, literature, politics, science, time, war

HE WHO EATS CHILDREN
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A speculative portrait of a Dutchman living in the Surinamese jungle, fixing canoe motors, who is accused of eating the locals' children. “...and we Antilleans, we know only too well that – as they say in the islands – the black man has a fear of...

 

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Tags: religion/spirituality

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In the film Mad Ladders, the prophetic ramblings of an unseen narrator recount fantastical dreams of the coming Rapture, as crystalline imagery of rolling clouds gives way to heavily-processed video of moving stage sets from The American Music...

 

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Tags: media analysis, mental landscape, music, myth, nature, television

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An elegy to Diane Burns on the shapes of mortality and being, and the forms the transcendent spirit takes while descending upon landscapes of life and death. A place for new mythologies to syncopate with deterritorialized movement and song,...

 

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Tags: artist portraits, death and dying, indigenous, poetry

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