1996, 04:00 minutes, colour, English
Talent Show satirizes music videos, while exploring sexual development in the age of the spectacle. The images in Talent Show are from the same found footage as Performance. The young boys lip-synch to a bubble gum rock song as they attempt to publicly assert their new-found sexual power. This display is disrupted both by the realistic "lyrics" in the soundtrack, and the comically over-enthusiastic thrusting of young boys bodies as they flail about on stage.
Single-channel Video Installation, Mixed Media.
Rental and Sales
Single Screening Rental
Educational Purchase DVD (Bluray +$15)
5 Year Educational Streaming License, Digital File with DVD Circulation Copy
Gallery Exhibition and Installation, complete Media Request form for quote
Institutional Archival Acquisition, complete Media Request form for quote
Curators and programmers, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a login and password to preview Vtape titles online.
Screening and exhibition rentals and archival acquisitions include public performance rights; educational purchases or licenses include rights for classroom screenings and library circulation. When placing an order the customer agrees to our general online terms and conditions. Payment (or a purchase order number) and a signed licensing agreement must be received before media can be shipped to the client.