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Maker(s):Dominguez, Camila
Culture:American (1995- )
Title:The Running
Date Made:2018
Type:Time-Based Media
Materials:memory stick, digital video
Measurements:1 hour 27 minutes
Accession Number:  AC 2018.05
Credit Line:Purchase, Wise Prize
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Currently on view

Description:
Four monitors, all playing in sync. No sound
Channel A: 50Ó monitor oriented vertically
Channel B: 32Ó monitor oriented horizontally
Channel C: 32Ó monitor oriented horizontally
Channel D: 48Ó monitor oriented vertically

Label Text:
Awarded the Mead’s Wise Prize in 2019, this video installation, The Running, by Camila Dominquez ’19 emerged from their senior thesis on athletics at Amherst as a “dominant social force on campus.” Juxtaposing footage from YouTube of mass protests in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2017 with screen captures of a women’s relay race at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dominquez explores the two worlds of sports and politics.

Tags:
women; social commentary; politics; sports; protests; film; conceptual art

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Channel A Long.mp4

Channel B Long.mp4

Channel C Long.mp4

Channel D Long.mp4
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