All that is marvelous (and eye-opening): Laura Poitras’ Trilogy | Shifting Connections
In Laura Poitras’ Academy award nominated film CITIZENFOUR (2014), Edward Snowden debates the purpose and timing of full disclosure, including his identity as whistleblower. I don’t want this to be a WHO story, he emphasized, adding that the media’s concern with personality would detract from the revelation of extensive global intercepts of communication by the NSA. CITIZENFOUR, cropped film still provided by The Guardian Newspaper. Courtesy AP Photo/The Guardian, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras. CITIZ...
Alejandro Cesarco: An artist’s promise | Shifting Connections
For Alejandro Cesarco, in Loyalties and Betrayals,. His current installation at Murray Guy, narrative is a conduit of suggestions, the barest cabinet of curiosities, slight evidence of who and what has been important to his life. Like James Joyce, Cesarco looked back and created A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. 2012) but, unlike Joyce, his signifiers are terse: a series of calendars marking the dates of birthdays in his youth. In this exhibition, with A Portrait of the Artist Approaching Forty.