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TNI A/V posts original podcasts, multimedia essays and playlists designed as forms and formal explorations of criticism, but without all that boring reading.


Oculus Birth

December 25, 2014

Figure 1: Conception.


Figure 2: Two miniaturized GoPro cameras are affixed to the skull of the fetus.


Figure 3: Gestation.


Figure 4: “I’m really looking forward to this experience.”

Figure 5: The live feed.


Figure 6: The mother experiences the birth of her child from the child’s perspective.


Figure 7: Crowning.


Figure 9: “Happy Birthday.”


Figure 10: The experience is concluded.


Egg Timer

December 24, 2014

We present, for the very first time in the history of human reproduction, a 100% scientifically accurate method for predicting how much time you have left.

Click below for sense of urgency.



“Salut les Cubains” Agnès Varda

December 18, 2014

A French short film written and directed by Agnès Varda and released in 1963 from photographs taken between December 1962 and January 1963, four years after the Cuban Revolution (for subtitles, hit the closed captioning button)


7 Years Later

December 12, 2014

7 Years Later, 2014, courtesy Glen Fogel and Visual AIDS on Vimeo.

For 7 Years Later, Glen Fogel visited his ex-boyfriend Nathan Lee in Providence, RI and videotaped a conversation between the two of them. They discuss the events that led to their breakup 7 years ago, while a robotic camera autonomously scans the apartment. The videos is edited to look as though it is a seamless single take, a time warp in which Fogel and Lee appear in multiple places in the apartment at the same time.