An Evening with Steve Reinke

Posted by | Conversations at the Edge | Posted on | February 24, 2005

Thursday, February 24, 2005, 8pm

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Steve Reinke in person!

“Like being splashed in the puss with a BEDPAN of PLENTY!” — George Kuchar

This evening’s screening will celebrate the release of acclaimed and controversial filmmaker Steve Reinke’s book Everybody Loves Nothing: Video 1996-2004. Reinke will present selections from his video work including: Painter, the reconstruction of an audio-letter from a newly-married military wife to her in-laws in 1968; the gracious reduction of an emotionally distraught monologue, J.-P. (A Remis of “Tuesday & I” by Jean-Paul Kelly (2003); a contemporary reworking of Harry Smith’s “Anthology of American Folk Music,” Anthology of American Folk Song (2004); and the premiere of 14 Introductory Statements and a Concluding Reconstructed Walk (KJ Mohr). 1989-2005, Steve Reinke, Canada/USA, ca. 73 min, video.

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