The Urgency

“THIS IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE HAD THEIR LIVES WRECKED BY THE COMPUTERS, THE INTERNET, OR SOCIAL MEDIA”

A collection of short single-channel videos about contemporary American life, that can also be viewed as one piece, when watched from beginning to end. Released first as a limited edition VHS and then as digital download/DVD. Trailer is below, as are some excerpts.

reviews:

https://rhizome.org/editorial/2014/jun/12/lives-wrecked-by-computers/

http://www.vice.com/read/theyre-animals-and-theyre-extremeits-insane

As always: Music by Extreme Animals Videos by Jacob Ciocci (me).

Excerpts:

VHS chapter list:

SURFING/SUFFERING
DOWN FOR WHATEVER
TAKE ME
THE PUZZLE OF LIFE
PLASTIC BAG
AM I EVIL?
POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE

running time: 30 minutes

Digital Download/DVD chapter list:

running time: 37 minutes, 49 seconds

SURFING/SUFFERING
DOWN FOR WHATEVER
TAKE ME
BODIES
THE PUZZLE OF LIFE
PLASTIC BAG
AM I EVIL?
POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE

(including secret track)