Posts Tagged: Pratt Film/Video Series
An evening of dark films and videos. Optical printing and video manipulation create dense layers of nausea. Meditations on media and culture. The use of technology for subversive purposes. Dis-ease.
Films about places and site-specific actions, investigations and de-constructions. “Astria Suparak has cleverly curated a program of films that focus on landscapes and cityscapes.” – The Village Voice
Musical instruments are destroyed and technology is applied in peculiar ways. These de- compositions are made for video by both contemporary and historical figures, with a nod to Jimi Hendrix and the Fluxus movement.
Conceptual, performance-based and seminal videotapes from the 1970s with an emphasis on language, contrasted by recent work by Zhuang Huan, who does radical, often painful actions in silence.