Join Cinema Politica for a documentary screening of Portrait of Resistance.
*Filmmakers Roz Owen & Jim Miller as well as artists Carole Condé & Karl Beveridge will be present for a Q&A!
Portrait of Resistance: The art and activism of Carole Conde and Karl Beveridge
Roz Owen & Jim Miller /CA / 2011 / 72 min / English
Portrait of Resistance is an intimate documentary about Condé & Beveridge’s pioneering creative collaboration.
It began in New York’s competitive art scene in the 1970’s. Finding themselves in competition with each other, the young married artists abandoned their rising individual careers to save their marriage. Returning to Canada they began working with each other, and with a range of community activists.
Inspired by their wit and visual innovations, Portrait of Resistance captures the artists as they create provocative staged photographs about the environment, the rights of workers and the current global financial crisis.
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