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Way Downtown

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Summary
"Way Downtown" combines animated and electronically enhanced still images with scenes of public life from an Asian culture. In the opening sequence a still image is slowly animated to show frantically ticking clocks. Images from advertising and mass media are juxtaposed against scenes of window washers and street crowds. Driving rock music, "Guitar Trio," by Rhys Catham accompanies the work.

The piece is approximately eight minutes long and was broadcast as a segment of episode 303 (1987) of "New Television."
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