Video: January 2008 Archives

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Ina Diane Archer, whose collages and videos were singled out by almost everyone who saw them in the show we curated in the fall of 2006, sent me a trailer for her video 1/16th of 100%!?. If you're going to be in Atlanta, go see it as part of

Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970
Part II: January 24 – May 24, Spelman College Museum of
Fine Art, Atlanta, GA.

She describes it thusly:

1/16th of 100%!?, video (23 minutes)
Ina Diane Archer
Writer, director, editor 1993/96

Montage that examines themes of appropriation, miscegenation and minstrelsy through manipulated footage found in Hollywood movies from the 1920s through the 1950s -- including Imitation of Life, Showboat and The Jazz Singer.

I love this sweet little piece. When I first walked into the room, I just heard some muffled sounds and didn't know where they were coming from. Check out B. Blagojević's review in the ArtCal Zine.

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