Special Works School

Bambitchell (Sharlene Bamboat & Alexis Mitchell)

Special Works School, 27 min, Color, Stereo, Canada, 2018

Bambitchell is the collaboration between Sharlene Bamboat and Alexis Mitchell. They have exhibited internationally, most recently at the Berlinale: Forum Expanded, Germany (2018), and a solo exhibition at Gallery TPW, Toronto (2018). They have an upcoming residency at the MacDowell Colony, USA.

Special Works School was the codename used by the British Army between 1917-1919 for a group of artists who were employed by the military to develop camouflage technology’. This video installation that examines the convergence of artistic practice and surveillant technology.

 

 

Special Works School

Author's name: Bambitchell (Sharlene Bamboat & Alexis Mitchell)Duration: 27:00 minOriginal title: Special Works SchoolYear of production: 2018Country of production: CanadaFor more information about this video go to: http://videomedeja.org/videomedeja-2018/media-installations-2018/special-works-school/?lang=en

Posted by Videomedeja Video Art Association, Video Art Library & Festival, Novi Sad on Sunday, September 27, 2020