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KEN JACOBS: Star Spangled to Death

KEN JACOBS: Star Spangled to Death

Ken Jacobs: <i>Star Spangled to Death</i>

EAI supports the advancement of public access, engagement, and discussion — and the radical voices of artists and the power of art as agents of change.

This Friday, January 20th, we invite you to join us for a free, day-long screening of Ken Jacobs' seven-hour epic, Star Spangled to Death (1956-60/2003-04). Compiling found footage and archival material beginning in 1957, Jacobs spent decades filming, observing, and responding to American culture and history. We welcome everyone to join us on this day of action and reflection.

Friday, January 20, 2017
10:30am-6:00pm

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)
535 West 22nd Street, 5th Fl.
New York, NY 10011
www.eai.org

Free and open to the public


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About EAI
Founded in 1971, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a nonprofit arts organization that fosters the creation, exhibition, distribution, and preservation of moving image art. A New York-based international resource for media art and artists, EAI holds a major collection of over 3,500 new and historical media artworks, from groundbreaking early video by pioneering figures of the 1960s to new digital projects by today's emerging artists. EAI works closely with artists, museums, schools and other venues worldwide to preserve and provide access to this significant archive. EAI services also include viewing access, educational initiatives, extensive online resources, technical facilities, and public programs such as artists' talks, screenings, and multi-media performances. EAI's Online Catalogue is a comprehensive resource on the artists and works in the EAI collection, and features expansive materials on media art's histories and current practices: www.eai.org



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Press Release for Ken Jacobs event at EAI, Friday, January 20, 2017