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Amanda Ross-Ho on OMEGA and Her Creative Origins

For her contribution to Ordinary Pictures, Amanda Ross-Ho worked with movie industry prop fabricators to create a large-scale, hand-made replica of the photo enlarger she remembers her parents, both artists, using when she was a child. Titled OMEGA (2012), it represents the origins of her creativity… More

Films by Artists

Leslie Thornton’s They Were Just People

Leslie Thornton’s They Were Just People is a chilling exploration of the purpose and repurposing of memory during wartime. The work combines the artist’s manipulated footage of the La Brea Tar Pits in California with an oral account describing moments in the immediate aftermath of the 1945 US… More


Films by Artists

Shahryar Nashat’s Present Sore

Shahryar Nashat’s new video is a composite portrait of the 21st-century body—a synthetic form whose sensuality is mediated by substances both organic and fabricated: clothes, prosthetic technologies, pharmaceuticals, and money… More

Films by Artists

Uri Aran’s Two Things About Suffering

Uri Aran’s new film works with the artist’s recent performance documentation as if it were found footage, manipulating his large cache of video material to create a new technical vocabulary replete with recursive loops, an… More

Films by Artists

Moyra Davey Notes on Blue

Moyra Davey’s new 28-minute video is a lyrical film essay that interweaves various biographies—including those of Derek Jarman, poet Anne Sexton, writer Jorge Luis Borges, and the artist herself—to explore blindness, color, and… More