HOLYOKE RESEARCH/ PARSONS HALL PROJECT SPACE/ DEMOFORMANCES/ VILM/ MOBILE GEOGRAPHY/ COLLABOTRONICA RE-IMAGINED BOOKS + MAGAZINES/ HHORRRAUTICA/ SPECULATIVE FICTIONS/ RESIDENCY PROGRAMS/ CURATIONS/ KOREANAUTICA
Torsten Zenas Burns is an artist and media arts educator living in Holyoke,
Massachusetts. Since 2008 he has been curating exhibitions, video screenings, performance art events and magazine projects for PARSONS HALL PROJECT SPACE based in THE UNCANNY PIONEER VALLEY.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 – 7:00PM to 9:00PM Gallery 400 - 400 South Peoria Street / Chicago, ill
Inspired by the actions and tropes of the HALFLIFERS’ extensive body of work on video,Loophole Limbo delves deep into the archives of the Video Data Bank collection in order to expose, interrogate, and investigate the performative in artists’ video. Featuring work produced across every decade of video’s relatively short history, the investigation reveals that artists’ video is obsessed, alienated, and downright strange . . .
Loophole Limbo - Total running time: 64:16 min.
Dara Birnbaum, Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978, video, 5:45 min.
Vito Acconci, Pryings, 1971, video, 16:16 min.
Anne McGuire, All Smiles and Sadness, video, 7:00 min.
Tom Rubnitz, Pickle Surprise, 1989, video, 2:00 min.
Tom Rubnitz, Strawberry Shortcut, 1984, video, 1:00 min.
Laurie Jo Reynolds, Space Ghost, 2007, video, 26:00 min.