A portrait of my pal Jorge Lozano, lensed in our A Space exhibition as he talks the talk. He brings back early moments in Toronto, Sam the Record Man meets Norman McLaren, and a parade of fringe stars at A Space. His outsider immigrant frames ensure that he makes work politically, uncovering his own experimentalisms (150 movies and counting). He winds up with an unrehearsed and deeply felt riff on race and the unending wound of “where are you from?”
Moments from Jorge’s The End of Thought (is it his most autobiographical reflection?) Black Box, Cleaning Practice, Untitled 1 (one of his earliest video works) and Samplings frame and punctuate proceedings, showing me the way.