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We Edit Life

The other day I came across a video by People like Us (a.k.a. Vicki Bennett) on Ubuweb, specifically the collage video she put together from found footage at the Prelinger Archive called Remote Controller (2003). It comes highly recommended, and … Continue reading

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Audio of “The Medium is the Massage” from Ubuweb

I am currently embarking on the journey of reading Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Massage for the first time. I have set up a distributed reading group here after discussing with Rafael Alvarado and Ed Webb the idea of … Continue reading

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Cronenberg on Warhol

Another gem from my Ubuweb video feed. Just found this series of audio files that feature David Cronenberg curating an Andy Warhol exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto back in 2006. Here’s a nice quote from Cronenberg … Continue reading

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Harun Farocki on the Desgin of Control

My UBUWEB rss subscription is the feed that keeps on giving. I scan it regularly, and indulge in watching a work by a filmmaker I haven’t heard of before irregularly. This time Harun Farocki’s video/documentary I Thought I was Seeing … Continue reading

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Rock My Religion

Another gem from the Ubuweb RSS feed. Dan Graham’s Rock My Religion (1982-84) 1982-84, 55:27 min, b&w and color, sound Rock My Religion is a provocative thesis on the relation between religion and rock music in contemporary culture. Graham formulates … Continue reading

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A timely work of art, no? More found street art here.

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The Truth about Mongo Santamaria

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I found this site through Bryan Alexander’s cornucopia of great things at Infocult -who in turn credits it to Brian Lamb. And, wow, what a resource it is!!! I downloaded 10 Samuel Beckett mp3s last night – “cats in NY … Continue reading

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