Thursday, October 13, 2011
Video Art Thinks Big That's Showbiz
The way Ryan Trecartin gains viwers interest by discussing family, art, and the future is just as interesting as the way he changes the setting as theses phrases are being discussed. The length of Trecartin video surprised me. Trecartin’s childhood influences the way he makes his videos using basic tools to create highly personal narrative art. Lizze Fitch is someone Trecartin lists as his collaborator even though he directs his videos, writes the script, design the costumes and takes several leading roles. This article gives a brief history of video art and the history of Ryan Trecartin.