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Tonight on EGG

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Pilau Hands, Jul 24, 2002.

  1. Pilau Hands

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    Tonight on EGG

    Discussion started by Pilau Hands - Jul 24, 2002

    The arts show on PBS
    Tonight's episode: Who am i? Four Photographers
    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/index.html

    Cindy Sherman
    Cindy Sherman is the protagonist of these photographs and in each she assumes a different persona. Sherman's alter-identities suggest identity is fluid, a challenge to the notion of a single, fixed self. Since "Untitled Film Stills," Sherman has continued to draw upon pop culture, history, and art history in her creation of self-portraits that seem never, really, to be about her.

    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/sherman/images/5.jpg'> [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/sherman/images/4.jpg'>

    [b]Ernest C. Whithers[/b]
    Ernest C. Withers' images of funerals for both Martin Luther King and Medgar Evers were printed in national magazines like LIFE and TIME and helped focus national attention on the African American struggle for equal rights. Withers' photographs detail the wins and losses of Negro League baseball teams, the everyday routines of his friends and neighbors, and the realities of life in the deep South. EGG travels to Memphis to meet this living legend and hears first-hand about these photographs that helped shape our understanding of history.

    [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/withers/images/1.jpg'> [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/withers/images/4.jpg'>
    This photo is great. It became one of the recognizable moments of the black sanitation workers strike of memphis. They were called "Boy" so they all held up signs saying "I Am A Man"

    [b]Arno Minkkinen[/b]
    Arno Rafael Minkkinen photographs himself stark naked in the mountains, in the snow, blending with the trees, and submerged in water. His photographs are strikingly beautiful and seemingly impossible. They reflect a process that pushes his body to its physical limits; he appears to walk on water or float in mid-air. EGG visits Minkinnen in northern Massachusetts and sees this master photographer work.

    [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/arno/images/5.jpg'> [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/arno/images/4.jpg'>

    [b]Bruce Gilden[/b]
    Bruce Gilden is a street photographer and master of the stolen moment. He walks along streets with his camera and takes candid shots of people he picks out of the crowd. In twenty years of doing this on the streets of New York City, he's only been asaulted once. He's also worked the streets of Japan, France, and Haiti.

    [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/gilden/images/1.jpg'> [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/gilden/images/2.jpg'>

    [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/gilden/images/3.jpg'> [img]http://www.pbs.org/wnet/egg/218/gilden/images/5.jpg'>

    EGG: Do people know you are taking their picture?

    BG: Some are taken unawares, some are surprised. Some didn't know what hit them. And I think most people like to be photographed. But since I work in a spontaneous way, I have to be a little bit sneaky because I don't want them to know that I'm going to take a picture of them. When I use an electronic flash, some people do realize the action of me jumping at them like this with the flash and they might be taken aback, but most don't [react]. Sometimes I work so close with a 28mm lens that they don't realize that I'm taking their picture. Sometimes they think that I'm taking something behind them. And I think I have a very good bedside manner, so to speak, because I've been doing it doing it many years. I'm very comfortable, and that minimizes the possibility of having problems. I'm very intuitive and I'm able to select the people that I think wouldn't mind or at least not show that they're minding. I don't presume that everything I do is fine. But, I am showing a slice of life in New York City that in several years won't be there any longer. Many of the people that I photograph are people who have a certain individuality in the way they walk, the way they dress, the way they look. But the world is getting smaller and smaller, so people are tending to look more alike, dress more alike. All of these differences are disappearing, and it's making it tougher to find people to photograph. I believe I'm preserving that so maybe one day my pictures would be considered documentary photographs.
     
  2. BROWNer

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    BROWNer - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    wicked.
    the show is called EGG??
    i gotta check it out, never heard
    of it or this guy.
    does he have any books out?

    pilau, i'm listening to a record i think
    you'd appreciate.......
     
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    Pilau Hands - Replied Jul 24, 2002

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    TRAMP - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    EGG is fresh, I've only caught it at super odd times though. good links.
     
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    ~DeNtOnE~ - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    yall ever see life 360!

    yall ever see life 360? on pbs.. they had twister on it once:D
     
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    capindikfays - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    i gotta check that out...thanx
     
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    Zack Morris - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    hmmm I might also have to check this out....any idea of when/if it will air again
     
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    awesome.
     
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    shameless self promotion - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    neato.[​IMG]
     
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  10. imported_Tesseract - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    awesome!!! see now its my turn to be jealous of geography...Pilau are you anywhere near NY?...PS1 has some good shit these days
     
  11. BROWNer

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    BROWNer - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    ahh, thanks bronero..i'll be checking that out
    soon hopefully....
    the record is ovalcommers by oval.
    i don't know, you may not like it, but you
    seem receptive to new and beautiful things
    so you might be blown away by it...
    its this guy markus popp, german...
    this album has some digital abrasion to it, but
    throughout, the most beautifully smooth pastel
    melodies peek through. its been killing me
    for the past week.
     
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    mental invalid - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    see this is what happens.....12oz drives me fucking crazy so i stay away, then i realize that i am missing the 1% of absolutely mind blowing shit....catch it on the rerun


    nice drop
     
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  13. Dusty Lipschitz - Replied Jul 24, 2002

    diz-zam!