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Mass of Images, by Ulysses Jenkins, 1978

Mass of Images: Experimental Music Videos

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An evening of videos, music, and conversation organized by BlackStar, with filmmakers and artists such as Sophia Nahli AllisonKevin Jerome EversonRashid Zakat, and Cauleen Smith. Panelists will discuss the influence of experimental music videos, including the work of Ulysses Jenkins, on contemporary culture and their own work.


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