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  2. How does an artist find relief from the pressures of the studio? In this film artist Tommy Hartung leaves his Ridgewood, Queens studio and takes an extended run through the streets and woods of the surrounding neighborhoods. As he jogs, Hartung discusses how running is a necessary physical and mental break from the daily challenge of his intensive in-studio filmmaking practice. Hartung’s cramped space—filled with the architectural and figurative models that populate his experimental films—evidences long hours spent working in the studio. Running along the unpaved footpaths of Forest Park, Hartung draws a connection between the contemplative isolation of jogging and a childhood spent in the woods near his family’s farm in far Western New York. Hartung eventually completes a full loop, having run from his studio to Forest Park and back, a distance of nearly ten miles. Initially trying running as a way to quit smoking, Hartung now has bigger athletic ambitions, building up the distance and frequency of his runs in preparation for possible marathon races. Featuring the work "Anna" (2011).

    Tommy Hartung (b. 1979, Akron, Ohio, USA) lives and works in Queens, New York. Learn more about the artist at:

    CREDITS | "New York Close Up" Created & Produced by: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Editor: Brad Kimbrough. Cinematography: Ian Forster & Nick Ravich. Sound: Nick Ravich. Associate Producer: Ian Forster. Design & Graphics: Crux Studio & Open. Artwork & Additional Photography: Tommy Hartung. Thanks: Stephanie Andreou. An Art21 Workshop Production. © Art21, Inc. 2013. All rights reserved.

    "Anna" (2011)

    "New York Close Up" is supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; Toby Devan Lewis; Lambent Foundation; the Dedalus Foundation, Inc.; and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc. Additional support provided by The 1896 Studios & Stages, and by individual contributors.

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  3. Though it is sedate in comparison with other stars, our sun is a volatile neighbor, a thermonuclear furnace fueling spectacular storms that send high-energy particles and radiation far out into space.

    Produced by: Jason Drakeford, Jonathan Corum and Dennis Overbye

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  4. Tommy Hartung
    “The Bible”
    1920X1080 HD Video
    60 min
    Project Description:

    The Bible is a multi-dimensional, worldwide network of networks in which users at any point in the world can connect information with any other user, and sometimes talk directly with the source of this network. The original intention was to create a network where messages could be routed and rerouted in several directions. It is a public, cooperative, fully operational, and self-sustaining network accessible to almost everyone worldwide.

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  5. Loop Animation

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