This week’s pick I found while looking through Artforum’s video archive. If you haven’t checked it out I would recommend it. Gil Scott-Heron’s The Revolution will Not Be Televised (1971) was a promotional video for his collection of poems, Now and Then.
Meg Onli is a visual artist and blogger born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Meg moved to Chicago, Illinois in 2005 where she received a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has been with the Chicago-based art and culture podcast/blog Bad at Sports since 2006 where she is currently the Associate Producer. She has an unfathomable apatite for documentary films, 60s & 70s performance art, and cute cats. Meg has exhibited work in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City. Currently, she is working on a project that documents her steps in recording Motwonâ€™s first girl group sensation, the Marvelettes, version of â€œWhere did Our Love Go?â€