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Skyway

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2009, 39 MB, 1:53 min

http://www.dvblog.org/movies/07_2010/skyway.mov


A couple of months before her untimely death last year Millie Niss sent me this video -

‘I have been working for a long time on and off (mostly off) these days on a video showing industrial ruins on the outskirts of Buffalo, shot from an elevated highway which is scheduled to be torn down…’

I remember thinking how beautiful and evocative it was and I assumed Millie would publish it on the Sporkworld Blog in due course. Sadly this never happened. The other day I came across it & asked Millie’s mother and collaborator, Martha Deed, for permission to post it here, which she gave, so it’s a pleasure tinged with sadness to do so.

We're going to take a summer break now. We'll be back on September 20th but in the meantime we'll leave you with this memorial to a fine artist & a fine human being.

http://www.sporkworld.org/

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