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Zachary Norman: This Storm is What We Call Progress

Presented by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City UT

Nov 18 2020
Jan 23 2021
Zachary Norman: This Storm is What We Call Progress

THIS STORM IS WHAT WE CALL PROGRESS is a six-channel video, part of a larger body of work, in which artist-in-residence Zachary Norman explores the profound environmental, social, and cultural impacts of ongoing and proposed activities in the Northwe

Drawing on the work of artists such as French filmmaker Chris Marker, Norman uses the documentary film structure as a departure point for exploring intersections between poetry, philosophy, environmentalism, eschatology, Internet culture, Marxist geography, psychoanalysis, and post-Fordist labor practices. Through the use of original footage shot in and around the Northwest Quadrant of Salt Lake City, appropriated YouTube clips, and 3D rendered animations, Norman’s work provides a glimpse of

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