Washington Heights Untitled

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  • Washington Heights Untitled

  • Artist: Ho Tam
  • Year: 1999
  • Duration: 4:00
  • Country: United States
  • Originally made for Illicit Acts, a program curated by Stephen Kent Jusick for the New York MIX Festival in 1998, WASHINGTON HEIGHTS UNTITLED is a short experimental documentary on the local community where the artist is residing. Under the current administration of New York City Mayor Giuliani, blockades were set up by the NYPD in many blocks to prevent drug trafficking. Capturing the essence of the Dominican neighbourhood, the video documents and comments on the changes in the community and the horror of the possibility of becoming a police state.

  • Accession #: 2403d
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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