Media Arts Program
 


Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.

Brett Kashmere

"We Do Not Remember, We Rewrite History"

Writer, curator, and media artist Brett Kashmere grew up playing hockey on the Canadian Prairie. He will present a screening of recent work, including: Valery's Ankle (2006), an essay film that databases examples from a history of of Canadian hockey to critique personal violence as international aggression: and Unfinished Passages (2005), a poetic landscape film which, for Kashmere is "a small monument to my great-grandfather Fred Elkington, prairie homesteader and giver of consciousness."


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