Brent Green


Brent Green’s hand-drawn animated film installation combines the artist’s trademark mix of DIY craftiness and technological know-how. His latest piece, To Many Men Strange Fates Are Given, tells the story of the woman commissioned to sew a spacesuit for a Russian dog, but the plot becomes secondary to Green’s gee-whiz setup: his 3D animations are visible only when viewed through polarized lenses (either via pairs of hand-crafted eyeglasses or a rectangular screen in a steel frame), and the soundtrack-mostly Green’s own frantic, breathless narration with twangy background music-is piped in through carved wooden phonograph horns.