Art Dirt: Discussing “Insurrection,” Andres Serrano’s New Film

by Glasstire January 16, 2022
A photograph of a large crowd of people standing on the steps of the US Capitol building. Many people are holding up their phones, and many are also wearing Donald Trump-related clothing.

A still from Andres Serrano’s film, “Insurrection”

Jessica Fuentes, William Sarradet, and Brandon Zech discuss artist Andres Serrano’s new found footage film.

“I feel like Serrano as an artist often presents things so that you can digest them…he often plays with imagery that provokes very strong reactions.”

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