“The champion of this raw, creative art form is Astria Suparak, a New York-based film curator who’s on a tour”
Tag: Dirges & Sturgeons
SF Bay Guardian on Dirges & Sturgeons
“Playful laments indeed, these new works use lo-fi aesthetics to critique high technology and mass-produced culture.”
DIRGES & STURGEONS
YACHT: Young Artists Challenge High Technology (for a Total eclipse of the heart). These new videos from America and Europe have tying threads of: the use of high (?) technology or the idea of “future” in a lo fi way, dopplegang/replication, instant nostalgia as the residue of planned obsolescence, states of limbo. High and low (fidelity and culture).
Kurtzfilmmagazin on Dirges & Sturgeons
“Following the resounding success of her programme at the Anthology Film Archives (NYC), curator Astria Suparak is now taking Dirges and Sturgeons on a tour of five American cities. In New York the programme… received accolades from both filmmakers and the press.”