August 20th, 2016
@ Squeaky Wheel
$7 General | Free for members
Featuring their mythic re-imagination of Arnold Schwarzenegger based on both his films and his biography which premiered at Museum of Arts and Design (NY), STRONG-THING features a number of collaborations between videos by H.A. Campbell and Jon Dieringer. Also screening will be TENDER PREY, their restructuring of the 1985 werewolf film Silver Bullet, starring Corey Haim, into a parable concerning the toxic atmosphere of pedophilia surrounding child actors in Hollywood.
H.A. Campbell & Jon Dieringer w/ sound composition by C. Spencer Yeh, 2014, 30 min.
Jon Dieringer is a media artist, film programmer, and the editor, publisher, and primary author of Screen Slate, a daily resource for New York City moving image culture. H.A. Campbell is a graduate of the University of Chicago’s masters program for Cinema and Media Studies and currently part of the faculty at city Colleges of Chicago and a senior contributor to Screen Slate. Dieringer and Campbell’s ongoing collaboration dates to their teenage years. They have edited more than one hundred custom trailers for daily Brooklyn microcinema Spectacle between 2011 and 2015, during which time Dieringer additionally programmed hundreds of shows. Their collaborative work has shown at the Museum of Arts and Design MoMA PS1, and Spectacle.