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Low-Intensity Conflict
Tuesday, January 17 / 7 pm

with works by: Marc Bijl, Bryan Boyce, Paul Chan, Phil Collins, Andrea Geyer, Sharon Hayes, Seth Price, and Dmitry Vilensky
Curated by Miriam Katzeff

Holland Cotter, 'No Frames, No Brushes, Just a Limitless Flickering Screen', The New York Times, Jan 17, 2006

image credit: Marc Bijl, The Hague, 2002

'There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor between what is true and what is false. A thing is not necessarily either true or false; it can be both true and false.' I believe that these assertions still make sense and do still apply to the exploration of reality through art. - Harold Pinter, opening remarks from his acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize

Low-Intensity Conflict explores how the current political climate affects contemporary art. The selection highlights work which, employing a variety of tactics – from typical activist models to a more ambivalent presentation –aims to subvert expectations and outmoded stereotypes for political art.

The screening curated by Miriam Katzeff, is the first in a series of bi-monthly film and video screenings to be held in 2006, and is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.