Alex (from You Cannot Survive the End of the World)

single-channel video
1995

This is an excerpt from “You Cannot Survive the End of the World’ – a 14 minute video/film about the future, population, and the environment. It was written for the 1995 World Population Film and Video Festival for which it won first place. It is comprised of many short clips and animation. These clips include a commercial for “Save the Moon” – a fictitious organization dedicated to saving the “vast wilderness of the moon, our celestial nightlight.” A commercial for a “new, clear power (nuclear power)” is also featured, including aerial footage of the nuclear power plant in Byron, IL.