The Feeling of Power

1990, 9 min, color, sound

The Feeling of Power documents a 1989 ACT-UP protest at Trump Tower, offering a self-reflexive manifesto of video activism that brings the ‘70s "guerrilla television" movement into the age of the camcorder.

Video: Robert Beck. Music: Stephen Vitiello and Shin Shimokawa. Text by Peter Bowen and Robert Beck. Studio, Editing and Post-Production: Electronic Arts Intermix. This project was created with 8mm video equipment and was made possible in part with the support of Made in 8, sponsored by The Kitchen Center for Music, Dance, Performance and Film.