Best of by Cameron Bailey (Now Magazine, 2006)

“Best Experimental Filmmaker”, NOW Magazine, October 26-Nov. 2, 2006

Restlessness is essential to Hoolboom. For 25 years he’s been in constant motion, dreaming up new images, revising past films, transforming himself from brutal formalist to wry essayist to, most recently, conflicted biographer. He rejects all the usual tags. “The only thing that’s avant-garde is commercials,” he once said. Instead, he cuts closer and closer to the panorama of subconscious sight.”