Jun 8th 2019

Trigger Warning
Scott Fitzpatrick
5 min., 16mm > Digital, 2017, Canada

An examination of everyday household objects based on a list published in the December 2016 issue of Harper’s Magazine, shot on a camera shaped like a gun.

Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
21 min., Digital, 2018, France

Online players describe their struggles with “swatting”, a life-threatening cyber-harassment phenomenon that looms over them whenever they play. The events take shape through Youtube videos and wireframe images from a video game.

Claudia Larcher
6 min., Digital, 2018, Austria

Abstract painting or earth landscape? Macro or microcosm? An animated collage as an analogy to the Montanist method: the transformation of the natural space by people and technological aids.

Hoarders Without Borders 1.0
Jodie Mack
6 min., 16mm, 2018, USA

Featuring crystallized magic markers and the kidney stone of a horse, the generously-curated mineral collection of Mary Johnson comes to life in a manual labor of love for the process of archival procedure.

A Protest, A Celebration, A Mixed Message
Rhea Storr
12 min., Digital, 2018, United Kingdom

Following Mama Dread’s, a troupe whose carnival theme is Caribbean immigration to the UK, we are asked to consider the visibility of black bodies, particularly in rural spaces.

Operation Jane Walk
Robin Klengel and Leonhard Müllner
16 min., Digital, 2018, Austria

In this work, the game’s digital war zone is appropriated with the help of an artistic operation. The urban flâneurs avoid the combats whenever possible and become peaceful tourists of a digital world. While walking through the post-apocalyptic city, issues such as architectural history and urbanism are being discussed.

Reckoning 7
Kent Lambert
5 min., Digital, 2019, USA

Reckoning 7 is something of an instrumental interlude between longer, denser episodes of the Reckoning series, which is now being made and released “out of order.” Through an improvised electronic score and footage from the prison yard lobby of a popular battle royale game, it floats a modest proposal of multiplayer online game as altered space for collaborative performance, meditation, levitation, and indecision. Reckoning 7 considers the boredom of avatars and the futility of language.

Roughly Delicate
Heqiuzi Wang
13 min., Digital, 2018, USA

Living in Chicago, a group of Chinese women immigrants gathers to dance in high heels, wear traditional Chinese dresses, and shoot guns at the range. What brings them together is a sense of community, their own insecurities, and the warmth they share between each other.

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