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Ed Halter

Ed Halter is a founder and director of Light Industry, a venue for film and electronic art in Brooklyn, and teaches as Critic in Residence at Bard College. His writing has appeared in 4Columns, Artforum, the Village Voice, and elsewhere.

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Female Trouble: Spare Me Your Morals
Female Trouble: Spare Me Your Morals

John Waters’ favorite among his early works is both an assault on political correctness and a no-holds-barred expression of gay militancy.

By Ed Halter

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A Hollis Frampton Odyssey: Nostalgia for an Age Yet to Come
A Hollis Frampton Odyssey: Nostalgia for an Age Yet to Come

Among the most widely seen photographs of Hollis Frampton is one of him as a young man, a self-portrait taken in 1959, if we are to trust the narration he composed to accompany its inclusion in his 1971 film (nostalgia). In the image, Frampton sits a…

By Ed Halter

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World on a Wire: The Hall of Mirrors
World on a Wire: The Hall of Mirrors

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s only work of science fiction, World on a Wire (1973) is surely one of the most obscure items among the forty-odd titles that constitute his filmography. Originally a two-part miniseries broad­cast on West German televisi…

By Ed Halter

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