Media Arts Program
 


Tuesday, February 26, 1991

VIDEO WITNESSES FESTIVAL OF NEW JOURNALISM:

Presented at:
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THE GULF CRISIS, TAXES, RESISTANCE, featuring: PTTV RESPONDS TO THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS — OPERATION OIL SHIELD (Paper Tiger Television of New York City, 1990, 30 min); FLAGBURNING CEREMONY (Jim Hartel of Tonawanda, New York, 1990, 13 min); WAR, TAXES, AND THE ALMIGHTY DOLLAR (Joe Gray of Somerset, Kentucky, 1989, 30 min, Video Witnesses award winner); BRING THE TROOPS HOME (The Gulf Crisis T.V. Project [independent U.S. producers], 1991, 59 min); and LANGUAGE OF WAR (Center for Defense Information located in Washington, D.C., 1990, 29 min).

 
 
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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety


Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...