1. Four-channel video installation: 2 hours, 15 minutes
    Collection of the National Gallery of Canada
    A feature length video mash-up consisting of 170 different sources taken from television during a 4 month period between April 1 & July 31, 2007

    Scene: The Apocalypse... [3.5 minute excerpt]
    This scene starts after coming back from a commercial break, REM is a two hour 'made-from-tv' movie and includes 4 commercial breaks approx every 30 minutes. The movie takes place in one 24-hour day, whenever there is a clock in the scene it has to coincide with the time-line in the movie. This particular clip takes place late at night so i used the "CBC Late Night Movie" coming back from the commercial. (This scene in REM is much longer than evidenced in this excerpt, I took out about 5 minutes of bombs exploding, things blowing up and people collapsing.)

    Movies used in this short clip: (many are used a number of times for different segments)
    Reaper (2000), The Matrix (1999), The Mangler 2 (2001), Godzilla 2000 (1999), Mars Attacks (1996), The Jackal (1997), Omega Man (1971), Dr Goldfoot & the Girl Bombs (1966), volcano (1997), Shaun of the Dead (2004), The Green Mile (1999), Wake of Death (2004), The Chinese Connection (1973), Troy (2004), Masters of Horror: Chocolate (2005), The Remains of the Day (1993), Fight Club (1999), Eraser (1996), Freddy vs Jason (2003), Goodfellas (1990), Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil (1997), The Day the World Ended (2001)

    More Info: kellymark.com/V_REM1.html

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  2. Four-channel video installation: 2 hours, 15 minutes
    Collection of the National Gallery of Canada
    A feature length video mash-up consisting of 170 different sources taken from television during a 4 month period between April 1 & July 31, 2007

    Scene: Running to the big fight... [2.5 minute excerpt]
    This scene in REM is quite a bit longer than this excerpt, more running and Bruce kicks Neo's ass a little bit more but you get the idea. Note that Neo actually references a lot of classic Bruce Lee moves. Unfortunately only 2 of the Matrix movies and only 3 Bruce Lee movies were on during my 4 month production time... By my rules I could only use what I found on television during this period by simply channel surfing and i could not cheat by looking at tv schedules. (I actually came across a number of movies refererencing other movies and i played with that a lot in REM).

    Movies used in this short clip: (many are used a number of times for different segments)
    Godzilla 2000 (1999), The Breakfast Club (1985), Dirty Harry (1971),The Brain (1988), The Fugitive (1993), Minority Report (2002), Midnight Express (1978), The Matrix (1999), The Chinese Connection (1973), The Matrix: Revolutions (2003), Kung-Fu Hustle (2004), Enter the Dragon (1973), plus two unknown movies that I never got the titles of.

    More Info: kellymark.com/V_REM1.html

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  3. Single-channel split screen video
    10 minutes, 13 seconds

    “Strung between the twin poles of pathos and irony, 108 Leyton Ave is Kelly Mark’s most personally revealing work to date. It is built from common expressions relating to “everything” and “nothing” and was developed over a period while Mark was living in the social isolation of a quasi-suburban limbo on Toronto’s eastern edge. “Everything” and “Nothing” are constructed as opposite but asymmetrical roles that she performs for a split-screen projection, plumbing the contradictions of her own personality to reveal the bravura and insecurity of having no one to talk to but yourself.” – Christina Ritchie (Text excerpted from Nothing is Larger Than Everything press release Diaz Contemporary, 2014)

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  4. Single-channel video in three parts & Three-channel video installation
    16 minutes, 19 seconds
    Videographer: Nelson Rogers, Sound Engineer: David Best

    Edited video from a live 4-hour public performance Public Disturbance where professional actors were hired to pose as couples and reenact various domestic based arguments from movie scipts in a public setting. The actual performance included 3 separate actor-couples each performing different fight scenes. In this video version of the work I focus on just one couple and follow their re-occurring arguement in various locations, over the course of the evening.

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  5. Live public performance - 2 hours
    Commisioned by the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto for Power Ball 2003
    Edited video documentation: Single-channel video, 6 minutes, 30 seconds
    Videographer: Simon Dragland (edited by the artist)

    A mass demonstration lasting 2 hours with approximately 30 people demonstrating nothing. "Hell No...We Don't Know" / "What do we want... Nothing" / "When do we want it... Now!”

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