Re: Athletics vs. Aesthetics

From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Apr 07 2008 - 16:05:38 PDT

Will Hindle's beautiful, Watersmith.

On Apr 7, 2008, at 6:52 PM, Sarah Buccheri wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm setting up a program for The Experimental Film/Video Series at
> Woodland Pattern Book Center here in Milwaukee and was wondering if
> anyone has some titles to suggest.
> This program will address the question: What does a marginalized
> cultural force (underground and avant garde film/video) have to say
> about a dominant mainstream cultural force (competitive sport)? I
> began to think about art and sport after hearing a story in which
> the director of athletics at Princeton suggested that sport be made
> a topic for academic study, and that to study athletics is no
> different than studying other performative art forms. He received,
> along with the journalist reporting the story, many hostile
> reactions.
> I am looking for short works that reference mainstream competitive
> sport in any way, even if they don't seem to relate to this general
> question.
> sincerely,
> Sarah Buccheri
> --
> Sarah Buccheri
> UW-Milwaukee Dept. of Film, Video and New Genres
> Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival
> email suppressed
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