Posts Tagged ‘Short Term 12’

ToDo ToDay: Surveillance Art, Page to Stage Festival, and Tropicalia’s Birthday

As Edward Snowden has shown us, we’re all being watched. For some lesser-known artists, that might be good news. The Washington Project for the Arts’ timely experimental media show, “Cyber In Securities,” features artists whose work looks at the experience of tracking or being tracked—by private marketers, data miners, drones, or governments—in an effort to [...]

Short Term 12, Reviewed

Just three minutes into the exceptional Short Term 12, a breathless escape attempt takes place. The runner is a scrawny, shirtless redhead named Sammy who’s trying to make his regularly scheduled dash from the state-run foster care facility where he lives. But before he can make it off the grounds, three counselors tackle him and [...]