Check out the trailer for artist George Gittoes' film "The Miscreants of Taliwood" and then come to the SVA Theatre on Thursday, November 3, 7pm for a full screening and discussion with the filmmaker. Gittoes will talk about the struggling Pashto film industry in Pakistan and the attempts of the Taliban to crush it. Presented by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department at the School of Visual Arts (SVA).
This video was shot off the coast of Ostia in Italy. I was recording my first experiment with a sailboat that I built at the American Academy in Rome. I capsized the boat and swam back to shore. I saved the video camera by holding it in my mouth as I swam.