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AK-47 vs. M16, The Film, 2016

Single-channel video with sound
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Singapore Art Museum (SAM)
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'AK-47 vs. M16, The Film' features the Soviet-made AK-47 and the American M16 as the

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'AK-47 vs. M16, The Film' features the Soviet-made AK-47 and the American M16 as the
protagonists in a feature-length film that explores the influence these ubiquitous instruments of warfare have had on popular culture, and indeed the imaging of conflicting ideologies during the Cold War.

Slicing and splicing …

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Courtesy of The Propeller Group and James Cohan, New York
The Propeller Group
Vietnamese & American, Founded 2006
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Since 2006, Phunam, Matt Lucero, and Tuan Andrew Nguyen, aka The Propeller Group, have been merging …

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Since 2006, Phunam, Matt Lucero, and Tuan Andrew Nguyen, aka The Propeller Group, have been merging visual art and mass media production to erode our trust in the images we are fed—through branding, marketing, and other forms of propaganda. As they describe: “We’re invested in trying to understand how ‘image’ is …

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Singapore Art Museum (SAM)
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'AK-47 vs. M16, The Film' features the Soviet-made AK-47 and the American M16 as the

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'AK-47 vs. M16, The Film' features the Soviet-made AK-47 and the American M16 as the
protagonists in a feature-length film that explores the influence these ubiquitous instruments of warfare have had on popular culture, and indeed the imaging of conflicting ideologies during the Cold War.

Slicing and splicing …

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Image rights
Courtesy of The Propeller Group and James Cohan, New York
The Propeller Group
Vietnamese & American, Founded 2006
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Since 2006, Phunam, Matt Lucero, and Tuan Andrew Nguyen, aka The Propeller Group, have been merging …

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Since 2006, Phunam, Matt Lucero, and Tuan Andrew Nguyen, aka The Propeller Group, have been merging visual art and mass media production to erode our trust in the images we are fed—through branding, marketing, and other forms of propaganda. As they describe: “We’re invested in trying to understand how ‘image’ is …

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AK-47 vs. M16, The Film, 2016

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