Criscitello, John

John Criscitello
US videomaker
participant in
VideoChannel Cologne – Found Footage!

2009, 3:04

Reversed sexual gaze,uncomfortable and awkward male exotic dancers and gender confusion all come together in this homage to the power of sexual energy .
I find cast off VHS tapes in which people have recorded television shows complete with commercials.
The tapes are in a sense tiny time capsules preserving for us the looks and fashions of a not so distant past ,but also revealing how what was one thought to look good now seems cheap and ugly.