premiere screening of
can you read between her lines?
Damian Catera's short video WEAPONS OF MASS BANALIZATION will be screened as part of "Re-envisioning Dissent", a program of video works envisioning politics in visual culture for
the Art in General Video Marathon . The entire marathon runs from 12pm to 12 am on January 11. The "Re-envisioning Dissent" program runs from 1:30-3:15.
"In this piece, I explore the role of the mass media in the dumbing down of complex issues for an increasingly gullible American Public. Join American TV "journalist" Asheligh Banfield on a recent trip to Baghdad as she gleefully reinforces the otherness of the enemy while preparing the American public for the inevitable. Asheligh shows us that the most powerful weapon of all is ignorance."