A compilation of short videos created by Amanda Cat.
In order of appearance:
1. Culture Of Attention (0:14)
A glimpse into the eccentric and outlandish behaviors of people who strive for online attention.
2. Axiomatic Portraits (3:16)
Based on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s “Axiomatic” from Epistemology of the Closet. This video explores how labels regarding sexuality have a minoritizing effect and tend to deprive an individual of personhood.
3. Spilling Tea (5:49)
A campy exploration of mean girl and mean boy tropes in the media and the lost art of gossiping over the phone.
4. Tinder Box (8:02)
A video installation piece that parodies dating videos, online dating profiles, and the mechanization of the dating process.
5. He Got Sole (11:01)
A short documentary about a young man and his massive shoe collection.
6. Retina Burn (13:37)
An abstract animation that explores “virtual materiality.” Inspired by Stan Brakhage and early 1990’s rave music videos.
7. A Terrible Date In Three Acts (15:47)
Another video installation that parodies the cheesy tropes in dating and romantic comedies.