Free Screening The Dolls Of Lisbon

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Free Screening The Dolls Of Lisbon

Time: September 15, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Queens Museum Of Art
Street: Flushing Meadows Corona Park,
City/Town: Queens, New York 11368-3398
Website or Map: http://www.queensmuseum.org/1…
Phone: 718-592-9700
Event Type: film, screening
Organized By: antagonist
Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2012

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FREE DysTorpia Media Series Queens Museum of Art, next to the Unispehere 7 train to CitiField (718.592.9700 queensmuseum.org) Join us for the launch of the series, where we will feature: "Dolls of Lisbon” by Ethan Minsker (Documentary, 74min) an Antagonist Art Movement production inspired by the Zapatista Dolls of Mexico, followed by a performance "Norman Dreams" by renown Cuban-Mexican-American artist, Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet. The DysTorpia Media Series is a reflection on social and political cr

isis as well as the idea of contemporary art sphere approaching its practice and theoretical crisis a production of Fluid New Media Lab and the e-fagia collective.

Q & A after screening with Ethan H. Minsker film makers. “Dolls of Lisbon” by Ethan Minsker. (Documentary, 74min) “The Dolls of Lisbon” is New York City’s Antagonist Art Movement’s latest exploit inspired by the Zapatista Dolls of Mexico, a souvenir that travelled the world symbolizing a little known rebellion. The Antagonists take aim at the legacy of Andy Warhol’s over commercialization and commodification of art. Like the Zapatista Movement our Dolls are a symbol of resistance, here to wage war against mass production and to give a voice to those who walk a unique and sometimes arduous path. This film re-examines the notion of the struggling artist, and initiates a cultural exchange among artists from The United States, Ecuador, Portugal, and fellow Antagonist Artists across Europe.

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