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Manning Hall @ Brown Univ in early Autumn

Sadie Benning‘s work should be seen. Most of her best work was as an emerging Video Artist during her teens, and I remember being entranced as an undergrad at Brown University by her complex approaches to interrogating subjects in the privacy of her bedroom (where she seems to shoot everything).

I think it’s great to see bloggers raising conversations about these early video artists. If there were ever such a thing as a “cannon” of video art, Sadie Benning would be included necessarily!

Flat is Beautiful Sadie Benning is rad and pixelvision is awesome. More below. This is a bit of a stretch, but this post is inspired by Ada Lovelace Day, a day dedicated to the achievements of women in technology and science. Before we begin: Happy birthday to Erin! Yay! OK. Sadie Benning is a filmmaker, artist and musician who is best known for her s … Read More