Raquel Times Ten features 53 seconds of silent footage with actor Raquel Nave (Welcome To New York, Bizarre) which has been duplicated from one VHS recording to another, and that copied to another VHS cassette, and that to another VHS cassette… in total, this sequence is presented ten times and with each duplication the image and the soundtrack quality deteriorate until Raquel’s facial features are a wave of analogue distortion.
Chris O’Neill is a filmmaker, programmer/curator and writer currently based in Cork City, Ireland. His film work moves between experimental and narrative/character-driven films for dramatic and intimate effect.
Jacklyn Brickman is a visual artist whose work entangles science fact with fiction to address social and environmental concerns by employing natural objects, processes, and technology. Her work spans installation, video, and performance, with a special interest in cross-disciplinary collaboration and social engagement. Fellowships include The National Academy of Sciences, Chaire arts et sciences, Jentel Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Erb Family Foundation. She has exhibited her work in the US, Canada, France, India, and Slovenia. Brickman is Assistant Professor of Kinetic Imaging at Western Michigan University and resides on lands historically occupied by Ojibwe, Odawa, and Bodewadmi nations, in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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