Friday, April 11, 2008

The YouTube Thing - Brighton

This is a show curated by friends Nadege and Orion from collective art group ProtoPLAY. I got a sneak preview of one of the videos - this is really good weird shit. YouTube is like a bigger version of the access channel gone global, possibly interesting, and usually wrong. Those of you who are from the States know what I mean when I talk about the access channel - thank god for the freaks. So if you're around on Tuesday 29th April, go check it out. It's free. And it's art! VIDEOCLUB in collaboration with protoPLAY presents : The YouTube Thing 29 April 08 (Tuesday) - 7.30pm - Free entry - doors open at 6.30pm


The YouTube Thing is a curated screening of videos from YouTube, selected in collaboration with Nadege Derderian and Orion Maxted from protoPLAY. A screening of touching, angering, curious, visceral and ever-so voyeuristic pieces, taken from the mass contemporary ‘archive’ of YouTube.

There will be an opportunity for questions with the curators, and a special piece of writing about The YouTube Thing will be available.

Lighthouse, 28 Kensington Street, Brighton BN1 4AJ

Cocktail happy hour at Lighthouse from 6.30pm ** Our collaboration with Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) in Seattle is going ahead. We will be exchanging a programme of work with NWFF later in the year. Work we have selected will be screened in September in Brighton and at NWFF's venue in Seattle in December. Submission deadline is 15 July 08 **

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