Uncomfortable: The Art of Christopher Cozier
2005, 47:38 minutes, colour, English
Uncomfortable is a journey thorough the work and ideas of Trinidad-based artist and cultural critic Christopher Cozier, one of the leading contemporary artists in the Caribbean. The tape presents Cozier’s witty and incisive drawings, installations and video works in the context of post-independence Trinidad with its oil-rich economy, complicated ethnic politics, and vibrant cultural forms. Treated in this video are the failure of McDonald’s to take root in Trinidad (while other fast food chains flourish); the systemic difficulties of a Third World artist to circulate internationally; an art market that validates only pretty pictures of flowers and beaches, while the country is obsessed with kidnappings and murders.
Rental and Sales
Single Screening Rental
Educational Purchase DVD (Bluray +$15)
5 Year Educational Streaming License, Digital File with DVD Circulation Copy
Gallery Exhibition and Installation, complete Media Request form for quote
Institutional Archival Acquisition, complete Media Request form for quote
Curators and programmers, please contact email@example.com to receive a login and password to preview Vtape titles online.
Screening and exhibition rentals and archival acquisitions include public performance rights; educational purchases or licenses include rights for classroom screenings and library circulation. When placing an order the customer agrees to our general online terms and conditions. Payment (or a purchase order number) and a signed licensing agreement must be received before media can be shipped to the client.