Media Arts Program
 


Saturday, December 5, 1992

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
The New York State Council on The Arts; The National Endowment for The Arts; The City of Buffalo; The County of Erie; and The John D. and CaTherine T. MacArthur Foundation Cinema 16, New Orleans; New Orleans Film and Video Society; New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC); Squeaky Wheel

LOUISIANALYSIS

Presented at:
Hallwalls

Screening of THE THUNDER: THE PERFECT MIND (Sacred Cow Productions/ Tom Richards and Marta). An experimental video with narration by noted artist Lydia Lunch, based on Gnostic text found at nag Hammadi, Egypt. Although unintentional, the poem can sum up a vibrant portrait of the spirit of New Orleans, a dichotomy inside us all.


Some publications related to this event:
LOUISIANALYSIS: A FILM AND VIDEO SURVEY - 1992

 
 
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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 ...