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Gareth Long: Kidnappers Foil Opening Reception
Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Opening Reception: Friday, November 15
Artist/Curator Remarks: Friday, November 15 at 6 p.m.
Exhibition on view through March 14, 2020
“Kidnappers Foil” is an immersive moving image installation by the Toronto-based artist Gareth Long that explores the social, cultural and media histories of amateur American filmmaking through the lens of the itinerant Texan filmmaker Melton Barker. Between 1936 and 1976, Dallas-born Barker traveled from town to town across the American South and Midwest, using a single script to produce hundreds of unique iterations of the same film.
Learn more at http://blafferartmuseum.org/gareth-long/.