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New Video, New Europe

A Survey of Eastern European Video
January 11 – February 22, 2004

 
Muhidin Tvico
(Bosnia)
Hardcore, 2002
6' 30
 
Tvico revisits and updates the apocalyptic mood of Vm 14.50 with a barrage of website imagery that warrants a warning to anyone prone to epileptic seizures. The piece lasts the duration of Frank Sinatra's rendering of For the Good Times which is in stark contrast to the breakneck pace of imagery hammering the screen. The only breathing space in this mind-numbing blender comes when a user's age demographic is announced. There is no discernable distinction in terms of speed and type of imagery from one group to the next as the flow resumes seemingly unabated. Whereas the soundtrack frames this piece in terms of loss, the imagery suggests that it is one without end.
 

   
   
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