Commodity Trading Parts 1 & 2 will be playing at LACDA Gallery starting January 14th. Artist Reception 6-9PM.
WARNING: This video may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.
An experimental documentary/narrative fashioned into an attack on the disturbing omnipotence of hyperrealism and fascist banality – best symbolized by Donald Trump’s burning plastic effigy. Commodity Trading is a series of films incorporating all media available from super 8, 16mm, 35mm, cellphone, and high-resolution digital, into a violent collage of the simulacral tumult of media waste and the fury/anger of racism in the wake of the rise of Alt-Right neo-fascism.
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M. Woods is a media terrorist, curator, and co-founder of the Disassociative Collective. He works in analog and digital manipulation of collaged media beaten into bad trips of self aware spectacle and hyperrealism. He is working on two feature films in post-production and a web series entitled, Stuck in the 90’s. His work has been shown at Collectif Jeune Cinema’s Paris Different and Experimental Cinemas Festival, Musiques Volantes, LACDA Gallery in Los Angeles, Montreal Underground FF, Coastal Currents Art Festival, Usurp Zone 5 Gallery, Souvenirs From Earth TV, and others. To view work by the Disassociative Collective visit: www.vimeo.com/channels/disamedia