Osmosis and Excess: film premiere in parking lot
Ósmosis y exceso
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[Title, Date]. InSite Archive. MSS 707. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Aernout Mik has created a video entitled "Osmosis and Excess" that interweaves images of junkyards in Tijuana's urban periphery with fictional scenes depicting a local pharmacy inundated with mud. Used cars flow from the United States to Mexico where they are eventually broken down and discarded on Tijuana's barren hillsides. Moving in the other direction, cheap drugs flow from Tijuana into the United States. The abandoned cars and the medications represent different manifestations of excess. Both modify a landscape: one inner, the other outer. The film was shot on high-definition video in a panoramic format to best illustrate the depicted landscapes. The video was projected as an intervention in a public parking lot in downtown San Diego.
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This film still was extracted from a DVD-R from the InSite Archive (MSS 707, Box 193, DVD 01)
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