Disorganized Documents of Houston Art history: CSAW Reminiscences, Now on Video!

Scranton carries the torch

Scranton carries the torch

Houston artist, welder and filmmaker Lee Benner has put together a film tribute to Houston artist Mike Scranton and the good old days (the 1980’s) at Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, filling in some local art history. The 19 minute collage includes vintage footage of shenanigans at the legendary Houston art space, as well as interviews with reminiscences from Brian Murphy, Rick Lowe, and Deborah Moore. As a younger Mark Flood, captured in a brief video clip, says: “gosh, I can’t remember- it’s the signifification, it’s important, it’s what makes it happen”

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