James Richards. Not Blacking Out, Just Turning the Lights Off. 2011 | MoMA

James Richards's moving-image works are collaged from a wide range of source material, often eschewing fixed form in favor of remix and improvisation. His works carve out a space for poetics amid the relentless flow of electronic data and images that have defined the twenty-first century.This work is comprised of rhythmic assemblages of sounds and images extracted from various sources, including the Internet and DVDs, as well as diaristic material gathered by the artist and his friends.

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