2nd Annual AFTERGLOW SUMMER VIDEO SERIES
L.A.-based video artists Harry Dodge and Aimee Goguen present the second iteration of AFTERGLOW SUMMER VIDEO SERIES, which this year includes over 45 videos by artists both emerging and established.
FRIDAY AUGUST 15, 2014
THURSDAY AUGUST 21, 2014
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
DOORS OPEN AT 8 PM, SCREENING AT 8:30 PM
EACH PROGRAM IS APPROXIMATELY 75 MINUTES LONG
We’ll have chairs and popcorn. Bring your own B.
Please park on the street.
How can or does humor—including more taboo sorts of humor—parry the grief or anxiety that can attend sustained efforts to confront the brutalities accompanying late capitalism? What are we grieving, and what is the relationship of celebratory, ecstatic making to our struggle, our mourning? What, if anything, characterizes the contemporary use of materiality, the body, and performance in video art, now that the context for this materiality has significantly changed, i.e. now that so much of our sociality is conducted online? What through lines can be drawn between some of the more irreverent, audacious video art of past eras, and work being made today? What are the various energies that flow between power, empowerment, pleasure, precarity, vulgarity, and laughter? How might we re-cast the whole idea of antagonism as some thing homeopathic, a kind of toxic corpus, a substance or cloud that we swallow, eat, incorporate? AFTERGLOW is an annual summer video event, curated by Harry Dodge and Aimee Goguen, that showcases wild, lewd, and sometimes mournful work in conversation with these questions, and offers four evening programs to video history.
LIST OF PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:
August 15, 2014
Tyler Matthew Oyer
August 21, 2014
Kinkey Dolores with text by Audrey Wollen
Patrick Michael Ballard and Michael Richards
September 4, 2014
Monty Python’s Flying Circus
Vinny De Ghoulie
Anna Joy Springer
Anna Sew Hoy
September 19, 2014