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by Patrick Appel

Aaron Kohn reviews the work of video director Carl Burgess:

Composed solely of stock footage typically reserved for the likes of corny law firm or pharmaceutical commercials, Burgess points to the absurdity of these kinds of images. Editing strategically distorting them at moments (with effects familiar to anyone who's ever used Apple's Photobooth) suggest how quickly the mundane turns sinisterwell, at least in the eyes of the drugged.