General Idea-Shut The Fuck Up - part III A Canadian art collective dedicated to interrogating media image culture and to reshaping the power structures that normally exploit film, television, and magazines, General Idea approached video with a sense of mischief and polite skepticism. “We don’t want to destroy television,” Jorge Zontal announces at the opening. “We want to add to it. We want to stretch it until it starts to lose shape.”
Lisa Steele, The Gloria Tapes, 1980 A great part of Steele’s oeuvre deals with the effect of television and video on the public perception of women. This video, a more exemplary work of Steele’s, involves a deeply theatricalized presentation of a visit to an obstetrician, set in a soap opera-like office background.
surender gupta dunar: Om Puri was the gentlest person: Naseeruddin Shah Om Prakesh Puri OBE (18 October 1950 – 6 January 2017) was an Indian actor who appeared mainly in mainstream commercial Indian films, as well as independent and art films. He is best-known for his author-backed roles in films like Aakrosh (1980), Arohan (1982) and television films like Sadgati (1981) and Tamas (1987) and also light-hearted roles in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983) and Chachi 420 (1997).
VIDEO: EDIE SEDGWICK 1965 TELEVISION INTERVIEW (mostly Edie speaking, no music) "Edith Minturn 'Edie' Sedgwick (occasionally misspelled Sedgewick) was an American heiress and socialite who is best known for being one of Andy Warhol's Pop art film superstars. 1960s Sixties Actress It Girl Magazine Youthquaker Underground Fashion Icon Silver Factory Modern #EdieSedgwick #AndyWarhol #WarholFactory