NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
UK, 2020, DIGITAL, 18 MIN
ENGLISH (WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES)
The transcendental promise of psychedelic drugs versus a concrete and violent experience of metropolitan living. These two opposing realities form the backdrop for an adolescent encounter told through still images and written narration.
Morgan Quaintance is a London-based artist and writer. His moving image work has been shown and exhibited widely. Over the past 10 years, his critically incisive writings on contemporary art, aesthetics, and their socio-political contexts have featured in publications including Art Monthly, The Wire, and The Guardian, and helped shape the landscape of discourse and debate in the UK.