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Paul Garrin «Free Society»
Paul Garrin, «Free Society», 1988
Videostill | © Paul Garrin

United States | 3' | Sound: Elliott Sharp, Paul Garrin | Music: Elliott Sharp, Paul Garrin | Schnitt: Paul Garrin, Ralph Scalgione | Edition / Production: 235 Media | Archive / Collection: ZKM Videosammlung, Karlsruhe

 Paul Garrin
«Free Society»

The TV Evangelist Pat Robertson proclaims that «In a free society, the police, the military are God’s special envoys». Digitally processed glorified images of police and military on parade are juxtaposed with images of riots from around the world. Yuppies sip champagne while the militias attack demonstrators outside a picture window.