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  • Catherine Sullivan

    The Renaissance Society

    Catherine Sullivan studied acting before becoming a visual artist (she has degrees in both areas), and her two-part multimedia installation Five Economies (Big Hunt Little Hunt), 2002, hovers in the increasingly indistinguishable zone between these disciplines. Initially overwhelming, Big Hunt is a mural of motion: five silent black-and-white films (each a succession of short intercut vignettes) are shown simultaneously as video projections in a twenty-one-minute loop, filling a large wall. The five silent films are both unwieldy and mesmerizing as they interrelate and disperse, come together

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