Critical Writing Index

A Slow and Painful Crawl: the videos of Kent Anderson Butler

by Thomas McGovern

Afterimage, Nov. 2010, v. 38, no. 3, pp. 8-10

Kent Anderson Butler has produced numerous video works, which are embedded with tropes of the absurdities of violence, humilation, and redemption. Anderson's oeuvre is recognized for using the human body to explore the themes of martyrdom. His video works are characterized by scenes that synthesize aggression and tenderness in uncanny visual narratives.

ITEM 2010.058 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Embodied FusionKent Anderson Butler

PenetrationKent Anderson Butler

LustrationKent Anderson Butler