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Avant Cinema: ERC Presents FESTIVAL OF (IN)APPROPRIATION

June 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Whether you call it collage, compilation, found footage, détournement, or recycled cinema, the incorporation of already existing media into new artworks is a practice that generates novel juxtapositions and new meanings and ideas, often in ways entirely unrelated to the intentions of the original makers. Such new works are, in other words, “inappropriate.” This act of (in)appropriation may even produce revelations about the relationship between past and present, here and there, intention and subversion, artist and critic, not to mention the “producer” and “consumer” of visual culture itself. Founded in 2009, the Festival of (In)appropriation is a yearly showcase of contemporary, short (20 minutes or less), audiovisual works that appropriate existing film, video, or other media and repurpose it in “inappropriate” and inventive ways. The show is curated by Jaimie Baron, Lauren Berliner, and Greg Cohen.

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Buy tickets: https://austinfilm.org/avant-cinema/erc-presents-festival-of-inappropriation

Details

Date:
June 21, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm

Venue

Austin Film Society
6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States

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