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Subduction Zone: 15 Videos from Portland, Oregon

Date/Time

Jun 8, 2013 to Jul 7, 2013

Description

Curated by Stephen Slappe for The Front, June 2013

 

Artists: Anthony Hudson, Arnold Kemp, Ashby Lee Collinson, Brenna Murphy, Carl Diehl, Chase Biado, Chris Freeman, Julie Perini, Kiel Fletcher, Laura Heit, Nadia Buyse, Rebecca Carlisle-Healy, Rebecca Peel, Stephen Slappe, Zachary Davis

 

The artists included in Subduction Zone have helped foster Portland's status as an outpost for wayward, engaged artists. It is difficult to wrangle them all under a single heading but it’s safe to say that their works, like their city, suggest utopian ideals riddled with uncertainty. As a group, they create moving images that mine the rich history of experimental film and video making while mixing in adequate doses of net art, conceptual art, rock videos, animation, and performance art. From Anthony Hudson’s hilarious structural cut-up of a lip sync performance by Jinkx Monsoon to Brenna Murphy’s trippy, meditative patterns constructed from documentary footage, the videos in Subduction Zone slide between and around genres with strangeness, humor, and smarts.

Cost

Free and open to the public.

Location

View map Bywater
4100 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA

Additional Information

Sponsor

The Front

Phone

843-384-5055

Contact name

Claire Rau

Contact email

nolafront@gmail.com

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