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Artist Talk: Gregg Bordowitz—On Harm Reduction through Media



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A video shows a man in a suit and tie, appearing somewhat like a newscaster. The words "image of a natural disaster" appear in a space next to his head.

© Gregg Bordowitz. Courtesy of Video Data Bank,, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Using clips from his videos, writer, artist, and activist Gregg Bordowitz discusses the role of media in reducing harm. A discussion with the artist follows.

Clips being screened in this program contain some material of an explicit nature and may not be suitable for all audiences.

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This program is presented with American Sign Language interpretation.

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