A.S. Hamrah

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  • 19 years ago | Art

    "IT'S ALMOST LIKE heresy, this kind of stuff," says Paul Higham while showing me what looks like a duck's head sitting atop an LED screen. He explains that the cone- and sphere-shaped sculptures in this multimedia piece (i.e. the duck's head) come...

  • 19 years ago

    IN THE HEART of every citizen there is a drag queen just yammering to get out and do a big ol' false-eyelash-batting, hair tossing, lip-synching show-stopper. We have always known this about boys, both homo and hetero, but what about regulation-is...

  • 20 years ago | Essays

    One of the great things about home video is that it allows you to see extraordinary movies that namby-pamby distributors refuse to give wide theatrical releases. 1994's Ermo, from the People's Republic of China, is just such a film, a must-see mar...

  • 20 years ago | Pop Culture

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Lumière Brothers' invention of motion picture photography in 1995, Philippe Poulet, who restores the original Lumière cameras at the Lyon Cinema Museum in France, asked 40 big-time internat...

  • 20 years ago | Pop Culture

    New Yorker VideoJLG/JLG Cinema ParallelMost Americans would just as soon forget Godard exists, except as a name dropped by lame "indie" filmmakers groping for a credibility no one cares about anymore anyway; nevertheless, these are two of the most...


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