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Runtime: 4 min
Director: Pamela Ruth Maurer
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: June, 2023
Synopsis: Ovef Ow (Chicago Based New Wave Art Punk band)
“Fauxtography’ is about the curated self-narrative on social media; the anxiety of searching for validation and self-worth from whatever we mean when we say ‘engagement’ today.” Marites Velasquez
“In the video, Ovef Ow members find themselves undergoing a series of transformations, from buttoned-up business types to space age cult leaders, ultimately freezing in time as a spectacle from another era.” Dan Goldin, Post Trash (post-trash.com)