Ben Russell: Black and White Trypps Number Four

(10:30, 16mm, B/W, sound, 2008 )

Divisible stand up comedy from beyond the grave, adjust your set, rabbits ears tuned to the Bardo Plane.” – Mark McElhatten, Rotterdam International Film Festival

Using a 35mm strip of motion picture slug featuring the recently deceased American comedian Richard Pryor, this extended Rorschach assault on the eyes moves out of a flickering chaos created by incompatible film gauges into a punchline involving historically incompatible racial stereotypes.

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