What We Know of our Past, We Demand of our Future

Four rare video works selected by Seventeen Gallery curator Paul Pieroni.

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In this month's issue of Dazed & Confused, I interview Paul Pieroni, curator of the Seventeen Gallery in Hackney. Here, as an addendum to his project "what we know of our past, we demand of our future", are four rare video works, all of them "grounded in a creative past yet brought alive today".

Mary Barnes, a painter and schizophrenic patient of revolutionary psychiatrist R.D. Laing.

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John Samson, a wondrous filmmaker from a not so distant past.

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The retro-styled video art of Javier Morales and John Michael Boling.

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Lustfaust, a faux 1970’s experimental Noise Band cum art project.

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