I just saw Ryan Trecartin’s exhibition at Elizabeth Dee Gallery (until April 26, 2014) which inspired this post.
From UbuWeb: Ryan Trecartin’s video narratives unfold like futuristic fever dreams. Collaborating with an ensemble cast of family and friends, he merges sophisticated digital manipulations with footage from the Internet and pop culture, animations, and wildly stylized sets and performances. While the astonishing A Family Finds Entertainment (2005) has drawn comparisons to Jack Smith, early John Waters, and Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, Trecartin crafts startling visions that are thoroughly unique.
Watch more of his videos on his Vimeo page
Read New Yorker profile on Ryan Trecartin