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Program Information
 Paradigm Tales 
 Blues in the Land of Big Happy
 : Phil Rockstroh, Chris Harmon, ivona vujica, Carl Sagan
 Virtual Renderings  
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 Warning: Program may contain strong or potentially offensive language, including possible FCC violations.
A 30minute collage not about official birth certificates, not about bin Laden and not about our grand economic recovery. Rather a piece that showcases three socio-ecological conscious artists with the words of Carl Sagan thrown in at the end to place all in context. With some appropriate music to help weave it all together
see program notes
Advisory: adult language – 3:36 Goddamn it

3 inspirations came calling for this program; 1st the video-poetry by Phil and Angela Rockstroh at VIMEO.
Then a virtual collaboration with a young woman in Victoria, BC for her water justice story Salmon Kiss.
And finally Hearts of Space did a retrospective look at Mark Hollis’ music, which plays so well with the themes found within.
All Phil Rockstroh pieces are from his video Interstates and States of Grief.

Commentary by:
The Gulf Spill from Phil Rockstroh
Oiled from Chris Harmon
Look No One Is Home from Phil Rockstroh
Salmon Kiss – A Water Justice Story from ivona vujica
We Must Preserve the Death Style of the Empire from Phil Rockstroh
To Far Gone to Be Redeemed from Phil Rockstroh
You Are Here from Carl Sagan (from his book Pale Blue Dot)

Music (complete or excerpts):
Watershed (excerpt) by Mark Hollis
The Rainbow (excerpt) by TALK TALK (Mark Hollis)
Tapehead by (excerpt) TALK TALK (Mark Hollis)
Inside Looking Out by Mark Hollis

Music for Salmon Kiss:
My Land, My People, My Soul (excerpt) by SACRED EARTH (with Bill Miller)
The Legacy (excerpt) by Jonn Serrie
The Thunder and the Water (very short excerpt) by Deborah Martin & Erik Wollo

URLs of note:
Interstates and States of Grief

Salmon Kiss – A Water Justice Story (the text)


Mark Hollis program #762 Inside Looking Out

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