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Paul Garrin | the artist



The artist Paul Garrin
Born 1957, Philadelphia, USA.
Lives and works in New York, .

Style and technique of the artist: Video,


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Experiment Video—Paul Garrin and Nam June Paik.<br>Control media and you control the public. Free media is a threat to control.  As an artist, one strives to discover an effective means of working in any medium—and when that medium is a mass medium, the key is to establish and sustain visibility.  If there is no support system to guarantee reliable distribution, the work disappears…

Biography

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Man with a Video Camera (Fuck Vertov)

Paul Garrin, (b. 1957), is best known as a politically active video artist from the 1990s. His most famous work is Man with a Video Camera (Fuck Vertov), 1989, in which he videotapes a riot in Tompkins Square Park in New York City’s Lower East Side. The video records police officers with covered badge numbers beating protesters, and Garrin himself being pulled off a van and assaulted for shooting video tape…

<p>Control media and you control the public. Free media is a<br /> threat to control.  As an artist, one strives to discover an effective means of working in any medium—and when that medium is a mass medium, the key is to establish and sustain visibility.  If there is no support system to guarantee reliable distribution, the work disappears…</p>