0v3r104d to screen at Getty Center

Surveying the Border: This 90-minute program presents some of the best short video works made by artists since the mid-1970s that take the relation between the United States and Mexico as their subject matter.

  • Date: Thursday, September 29, 2005, 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Admission: Free. Reservations required. Call (310) 440-7300 or register online.

0v3r104d

Politics, Landscape, Humor

The program screens videos that address the experience of immigration and the subsequent reality of living in the neighboring country, including provocative political works by a number of artist activists. More lyrical pieces focus on urban and rural landscapes, while other works comment on the humorous absurdity of stereotypes. The evening encompasses a number of genres of video, including conceptual and performance art, experimental documentary, short fiction, and music video.

Artists in the Program

“Surveying The Border” features work by artists based in Southern California, Tijuana, New York, Mexico City, Florida, El Paso, and Oaxaca. Artists include Greg Berger, Ira Scheider, Border Arts Workshop/Taller de Arte Fronterizo (BAW/TAF), Alan Calpe, Ximena Cuevas, Nathan Gibbs, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Art Jones, Andrew Lampert, Jesse Lerner, Yoshua Okon, Sal V. Ricalde, Alex Rivera, Shannon Spanhake, Rubén Ortiz Torres, Bruno Varela, Willie Varela, and others.

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  Gravatar The Busy Pixel » Nathan Gibbs getting a sweet, sweet show wrote @ September 13th, 2005 at 9:49 pm
  Gravatar Jonothan Hance wrote @ September 26th, 2005 at 7:46 am

Just watched 0v3r104d. Very potent. The audio, I was wearing headphones, immediately scared me.

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