Scenic Highway

Due to the recent unpleasantness, Baton Rouge has eclipsed New Orleans as the largest city in Louisiana. Is the city destined for greatness? Scenic Highway is the name of US Highway 61 as it passes through northern Baton Rouge. It is also this trip to the city – and such landmarks as Huey Long’s art… Continue Reading


A Fool’s Errand

Drawing upon the Korean penchant for elaborate public art, A Fool’s Errand documents the construction of a recent installation by artists to celebrate the season of Lent and the temporal nature of decay. *** – After watching Evan Mather’s short documentary A Fool’s Errand, one is very tempted to think, so what? Running only five… Continue Reading


Bodybags

War is good for business. Honus Jenkins’ Bags Unlimited has been supplying body bags to the US military since the Civil War – a duty that provides sustenance to Merle McNally and his pet fishes. In March 2003, as the US invades Iraq, waves of rhetoric seeps through McNally’s subconscious – and the very foundation of his everyday… Continue Reading


Icarus of Pittsburgh

During the 1979 AFC Championship game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Houston Oilers, a son endeavors to fly to heaven to visit his dead father. This is the third chapter in the trilogy of tragedy – a series of films by Kirk Hostetter and Evan Mather that examine man-children and their unwillingness to transition into… Continue Reading


Airplane Glue

The strength of the bonds between twin brothers is tested, as one evangelizes his conviction that the the Apollo moon landings were faked by Hollywood and the US Government. This is the second chapter in the trilogy of tragedy – a series of films by Kirk Hostetter and Evan Mather that examine man-children and their… Continue Reading


Vert

Childhood is sweet – and so is the perfect vert: an indescribable state of perfection achieved via slinging rocks into the sea. Vert is the first episode of what would become known as the trilogy of tragedy – a series of films by Kirk Hostetter and Evan Mather that examine man-children and their unwillingness to… Continue Reading