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Anthony Ramos: Screening & Artist Talk

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)

535 W. 22nd. St. 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011

April 22, 6:30 pm

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is pleased to present a screening and artist talk with pioneering media artist Anthony Ramos, whose powerful video works join art with activism. In this rare New York appearance, Ramos will screen a series of early video works from the early 1970s, which have been newly preserved by EAI. In these rarely seen pieces, Ramos engaged in direct performances for the camera that confront the politics of race and identity. Other groundbreaking works merge documentary, performance, and mass media imagery in incisive cultural critiques. The evening will feature Black & White, an early two-channel video installation, and the premiere preview of Decent Men, a video piece created over almost forty years, in which Ramos delivers an extended monologue on his eighteen-month prison term for resisting the draft during the Vietnam War.