Selected Works: Chip Lord

1984 | 00:27:39 | United States | English | Color | Mono | 4:3

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Television

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This compilation collects seven short works made between 1977 and 1984.

The Willie Walker Show, Bi-Coastal, and The Executive Air Traveler deal with the construction of identity by adapting genre conventions of television to create a self-portrait of the artist.

Get Ready to March is a PSA that critiques Reagan's NEA cuts.

Abscam (Framed), made with Skip Blumberg, presents the FBI sting operation known as "Abscam", mixing FBI surveillance footage of Congressman Michael "Ozzie" Meyers with footage shot by Lord at the Motel where the original sting occurred.

Three Drugs, subtitled “Abused by Americans,” offers parodic commentary on American obsessions with caffeine, nicotine, and gasoline.

Auto Fire Life is a TV News collage arranged by insurance categories and set to music by The Residents.

This title is also available on Chip Lord Videoworks: Volume 1.