So The Day

So The Day


Saturday September 18th

Brooklyn Fireproof East: 119 Ingraham St, Brooklyn, NY

© 2009 Sari Carel

INDECISIVE MOMENT presents So the Day, a screening in collaboration with Pulp Legend. The videos included fall broadly under two correlated themes that are intertwined throughout the program: Identity and Perception. Gender and cultural identity is explored through the trope of role playing when Hello Kitty goes on a date with Mickey Mouse and when a football player sings a progressively more frenetic and distorted version of “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair.” Other artists use the camera as a tool with which to create a coded language or a systematic way of perceiving the natural world and reconsidering it. An hd video, which has been processed through a custom patch and then regurgitated as an sd video, tells the story of how a sketch in a notebook triggers a search along the Gowanus where an imagined boat is made real; drawing the world as it seemingly draws itself. These artists, each in their own way,  take a meditative stance to image making, employing rhythyms and patterns that distort the mundane. The cummulative effect of the screening acts as a mantra where the relationship between words, images, sounds, and their meaning shifts and transforms.

Artists included: Noura Al-Salem, Sari Carel, Karen Y. Chan, Teresa Christiansen, Tara Cronin, Rebecca (Marks) Leopold, Stefan Petranek, Hyla Skopitz, Sayaka Taninokuchi, Niknaz Tavakolian, James Woodward, Quito Ziegler

Collective Showing I, a video festival organized by Pulp Legend, is the  first project in a series that brings a number of art collectives together in one show.

Screening #1
4:00-5:00 BADCAT
5:10-6:10 Pulp Legend
6:20-7:05 Indecisive Moment
7:15-7:45 Cinebeasts

Screening #2
7:55-8:55 BADCAT
9:05-10:05 Pulp Legend
10:15-11:00 Indecisive Moment
11:10-11:40  Cinebeasts



~ by skopitz on September 1, 2010.

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