In response to draconian algorithms used by digital distributors to monitor copyright, which has the effect of nearly banishing the right of fair use by independent artists, I decided to create work which was made entirely of samples, only reversed and sliced. This threw the censors into a state of confusion, as they clearly recognized samples but had to let them pass. Hence REVerse COPyright INFringement. If you’d like, play it in reverse to hear the original tracks, which are all excerpts from a live radio program on 91.3 KFFP-LP Freeform Portland. The radio program was another iteration of Art Damage, which lasted from spring to fall of 2018. Enjoy.
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Live performance of the second section of Windows 11, Linear Gog, as presented by the Regional Arts and Culture Council in Portland Oregon.
Choreography & Direction: Beth Whelan
Videography, Projection, Music: Roesing Ape
Dancers: Alicia Cutaia, Emily Running, Willow Swanson, Beth Whelan
I am descended of slave owners and racists. I was born and raised in the sacred hunting grounds of Can-Tuc-Kee, washed clean with the blood of pregnant squaws and forsaken braves, all guilt made to dust with centuries. Legend has … Continue reading →