The Apparent Trap
1999, 20:00 minutes, B&W, English
The Apparent Trap is a reexploration and reenactment of both the formal decisions and conceptual considerations of conceptually-based performance art form the 1970's. Formally, I mimic and fetishize 1970's production tools by shooting with a low-resolution Tyco children's camera which produces a low-fi, black and white image. Conceptually, The Apparent Trap speaks to the history of the genre of video art and its strength as a medium for both displaying and fostering empathy for psychological entanglements and emotional revelations.
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