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Lydia moyer
The Forcing (no. 2)
Video | hdv | color | 7'15'' | USA | 2015
Begun in the wake of recent (and ongoing) racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, USA, The Forcing (no. 2) is a meditation on power and the longing for deliverance in contemporary America. It combines original sound and video with appropriated content, observing no hierarchy of image quality or authorship.
Lydia Moyer is a visual artist and media maker who lives and works in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. She directs the new media program in the art department at the University of Virginia where she is on the faculty. Her video and print work has been shown widely in the US and abroad.