Automorphosis, the latest art car documentary by Harrod Blank and an excerpt from Into the Zone: The Story of the Cacophony Society a documentary about the Cacophony Society by Jon Alloway are being screened at MoMA in New York City on February 13th. The screenings are part of the “All the Wrong Art”: Juxtapoz Magazine on Film series.
2008. USA. Directed by Harrod Blank. In the words of its director, the film looks into the minds and hearts of a delightful collection of eccentrics, visionaries, and just plain folks who have transformed their automobiles into artworks. Narrated by Blank, Automorphosis features Blank’s Camera Van; Uri Geller and his fork-and-spoon-covered “Peace Car”; Howard Davis’s “Telephone Car”; Leonard Knight, the religious folk artist who painted his vehicles as well as most of a mountain in the desert as a testament to his faith; and many others. 77 min.
Into the Zone: The Story of the Cacophony Society (exerpt)
2011. USA. Directed by Jon Alloway. A work-in-progress preview of a Dada-style documentary on the evolution of the “underground urban adventure” group that created the Burning Man Festival. 15 min.
Here’s the trailer for “Automorphosis”.