In Times Square, the mecca of digital displays, Victory Theater Video Art--named in homage to the first ‘smut’ theatre on 42nd Street--presents diverse approaches to the moving-image by contemporary artists. Curated by Colby
SCIFI is a whatever happened film shot over 8 days in Melbourne, 2009. 24hrs a day with no script, plot, or defined roles just the umbrella theme of Sci Fi and who shows up - cameras rolling, on location, press and point. Four years later the recordings edited into a feature somewhere between science fiction, video art, documentary and home movie. SCI FI is low fi and stupid, non sequitur, ridiculous and intense.
The Fear of Letting Go - opening night intervention/duration performance
Three performers introduce themselves to a stranger in the gallery. At the moment of shaking hands the performer drops to the floor completely limp except for the appropriate grip of a handshake. The gallery patron is in control of how long the performance continues - when the grip is broken.