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Film

Film Series "This Way Out" Video Selections from APT

Wednesday, February 10 2010

Artist Pension Trust® (APT) is pleased to announce a special screening of selected videobased artworks from the APT collection on February 10th, 2010. In conjunction with Never Records and No Longer Empty, this event will accompany the exhibition Never Can Say Goodbye, currently on view in the legendary Tower Records storefront in Downtown Manhattan.

This selection of artworks, curated by Lauren Rosati (Assistant Curator at Exit Art), considers the way in which music videos have influenced contemporary video art. The artists in this screening reference the formats and styles of music videos by creating “documentaries” about music icons, upending the notion of the rock concert, and utilizing sound and video collage. Indebted to the emergence of MTV, and the subsequent proliferation of the music video, these works present a way out of the television box— referencing and refashioning its influence for a new generation.

FEATURED ARTISTS

Ted Riederer, The Resurrectionists
Rashid Johnson, United Boogie Down Baptist
Rho Jae Oon, Casta Diva
Robert Boyd, ""Patriot Act,"" a chapter from Xanadu
Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Damaged
Luke Fowler, The Way Out
Rico Gatson. The piece by Rico Gatson appears courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Fine Art.

 

image: Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard File Under Sacred Music


Related Exhibition:  Never Can Say Goodbye

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