Five Great "Border Blaster" Videos from Mexico | Link TV
Five Great "Border Blaster" Videos from Mexico
"Border Blaster" is now in its fifth season, and we've featured videos from all over the world. Here are five highlights from Mexico, one of our most commonly-featured countries:
Los Blenders - Amor Prohibido II
Mexico City punks Los Blenders present a tale of post-adolescent "Amor Prohibido" — "forbidden love"— in a carefree urban world.
Sotomayor - Una Linda Mañana
Sotomayor is one of the best emerging bands in Mexico. In the music video for "Una Linda Mañana," a woman flows gracefully underwater. Cold and mototone, she is seemingly floating toward a light, and when she encounters it, she opens up and is filled with life.
Shiro Schwarz - Separation Anxiety
"Separation Anxiety" is about two people who can’t be together. The video shows distorted fragments from when they where together, representing the residual images from their dreams.
Mercedes Nasta - Paricutín
Mexico City-based electronic artist, Mercedes Nasta, combines traditional sounds and electronic dreamscapes with "Paricutín." The video follows three aliens as they traverse lands from a buried village. Her abstract cumbias are inspired by nature, the beautifully raw and inspiring Mexico, and the dreams she documents religiously every morning.
Porter - Huitzil
Porter's video for "Huitzil" is a reinterpretation of a traditional indigenous dance in Mexico called "La Danza de los Diablitos." It depicts the battle between the native people and the Spanish conquistadores.
Through his innovative art works over the past two decades, Doug Aitken invites viewers to consider the inherent conflicts between nature and technology and to reflect upon how urbanization affects the natural environment.
Bullets, chocolate, nails, bread, matchsticks, cheese and other unusual materials compose Mondongo's art, which has reached cities including Madrid, Rome, London, Dubai and Buenos Aires.
Public Fiction’s new “Conscientious Objector” series subverts the age-old commercial format in service of a non-commodified message.
A new book set along the waterway retells Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" with a contemporary twist, perhaps opening readers’ eyes to a different Los Angeles.
- 1 of 6
- next ›