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A Pilot For A Show About Nowhere
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A Pilot For A Show About Nowhere is a two-channel video that examines the politics of television viewership, incorporating footage from a number of sources to create a plurivocal narrative. It is a sitcom pilot, but does not resemble a conventional...

 

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Tags: african-american, media analysis, memory, race, television

Some Chance Operations
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Shot in Naples, Vienna, and New York, Some Chance Operations explores the notion of an archival form, in this instance film, as an unstable memory receptacle that can vanish. History and how it is made is meditated upon as one of many chance...

 

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Tags: art history, artist portraits, city, european film/video, expedition/travel, experimental film, memory, mental landscape, travel

2015 | 08:00
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A small Italian town on a seemingly distant hill appears like an architectural model illuminated by interior lighting. Suddenly, sounds seem to cancel the distance, suggesting nearness. Places and actions appear in miniature, animated by the light...

 

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Tags: music, nature

Helianthus Corner Blues
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There is no better place to meet people than in the temporary community which gathers under a scant awning on a New York street in a downpour.  

 

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Tags: architecture, city

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