Got Away In The Dying Moments

Dennis Day and Ian Middleton

1992, 04:30 minutes, colour, English


A video designed to challenge existing models of AIDS treatment in our society. Using a collage of elements as well as techniques from video and performance, the themes of mourning, urgency & healing are explored in a poetic and highly charged video. Got Away In The Dying Moments suggests natural alternatives to the current treatments and attitudes that constrain our hearts and minds with respect to the AIDS crisis.

Cette vidéo visuellement étonnante remet en question les modèles existants de traitement du SIDA à l'aide d'un collage d'éléments et de techniques de la vidéo et des arts scéniques. Les thèmes du deuil, de l'urgence et de la guérison sont explorés avec poésie et émotion.
Got Away In The Dying Moments suggère des solutions de rechange aux traitements actuels et aux attitudes qui limitent nos coeurs et nos esprits par rapport à la crise du SIDA.

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Critical Writing

Clips: Dennis Day, Auto Biography & Other Fiction
by Andrew Power. Reverse Shot, Spring 1995, v. 2, no. 4.
Clips: Dennis Day: Auto Biography & Other Fiction
by Andrew Power. Reverse Shot, 1995, v. 2, no. 4.
Trinity series sign of where T.O.'s at
by Cameron Bailey. Now, Jan. 14, 1993, v. 12, no. 20.
Art's Birthday Video Screening: Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Ontario
by Unknown. Parallelogramme, 1993, v. 18, no. 4.
Day makes it happen on electronic canvas: Video artist at the...
by Elissa Barnard. Halifax Chronicle Herald, July 1993.
Pink In Public: Andy Paterson's Video is Just One Images Festival...
by Lynda Landstreet. Xtra!, Apr. 16, 1993, no. 221.