The Adventures of Gas Hood

DOES BUSBY BERKELEY

The Adventures of Gas Hood

(Film still) The Adventures of Gas Hood does Busby Berkeley, 2021. Hand-drawn animation and moving image performance 06:56.

Capital extravaganza to watch online

Socialised as consumers, always producing, deeply entangled in how and what we produce, I perform myself and my character hidden in a mask, itself a character, a reconstruction of a WWI gas hood made to protect against early chemical warfare. Lost in a mass of technology, a material force. Where is our agency?

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Photo © Alistair Gentry. The Adventures of Gas Hood at The Averard Hotel, 2016.