"A wonder of Trecartin's videos is that his approach seems as intuitive and driven by a mad scientist-style tunnel vision as it is rigorous and sophisticated, grounded in his expert editing and inordinate gift for constructing complex avant-garde narratives."
Camera: Ryan Trecartin, Liz Hostetler, Leeanne Williams, Betsy Lindell, Butttoaster Brainmonkey, Rhett LaRue, Laura Colella.
Cast: Kelly Pittinger - Little Lisa; Aunt Shell - Big Lisa; Veronika Gelbaun - Veronika; Catlin Macbride - Alarmtina; Rachel Glazer - Misunderstood Muddy Girl; Erin Dunn - Patty May; Asher Penn - Asher / Green Whity; Ben Carlson - Ben / Blue Bubble D / Jane; Rhett LaRue - Visionary Shell Man / Pippy Pappy / Johnathon; Roaja LaRue - Malkie; Taya Koschnick - Drag Queen; Megan - Middle Child Girl; Lizzie Fitch - Cosmos Bitch / Linda / Fisher Woman / Orange Tamber; Lindsay Beebe - Little Boogerface / Blueberry Muffin / Hell Boy; Kathleen Brennan - Michelella; Steve Vallet - Number Sex; Barkev - Garbage Face Rusty Nails Boy, Smiley; Patrick Tompson - Lipstick; Brian Mckelligott ? Dough Boy / Fireman / Dork / Mr America; Jesse Greenberg - Helium Twin B / Punky Ratman / Tzar; Nick Payne - Helium Twin A; Kenny Curran - White Lips Bloody Knees / Ed / Tamber; Annette K. Bonin - Mom; Aarin Jungles -Daaaad; Laura Callela - Documentary Video Artist Zoey Spelling; Jessica Williams - California Raisin Girl; Allison Powell - Phalangena; Will Gurly - Dameon; Drew Gillespie - Jaime; Brent Cowely - Bruce; Ethan Hayes Chute - Buddy / Smokey the Bear; Casey Glover - Sklar Stardust / Jasmine Spooner; Mutty Brant - The Married Virgin; Ryan Trecartin - Shin / Skippy / Closet Monster / Booty Girl / Snowy White Girl / Video Face. Credits: Lizzie Fitch. -- Electronic Arts Intermix
This video is for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to Ryan Trecartin. Used with permission of Ryan Trecartin.
Used with kind permission of Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY, and Regen Projects, LA.
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