ParisLondonNewYorkWestNile is a documentary about the existence and the collapse of a key intermedia performance center, artist workspace and experimental residence in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Director Cammisa Buerhaus utilizes a collage of archival footage, photographs, and interviews in order to preserve the in-flux style of the living events that took place over the lifespan of PLNYWN. The film extends a permanent invitation to an encounter with the fleeting--one that memorializes the improvised beauty that takes place in the risk of synthesizing art into life.
Features interviews with the founding artists and inhabitants, as well as live footage of select performances.
Interviews and/or performances from:
Maher Shalal Hash Bash
Dan Frederick Pitts
Mario Diaz de Leon
Brown Wing Overdrive