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a fence is a fence but the clouds move freely

16mm and 4K video

8.5min

2023

a fence is a fence but the clouds move freely is a brief essay on the origin of four small towns in rural Kansas and Oklahoma, told through each town’s respective water tower. Tall tales, public memorials, and roadside signage are presented from a region shadowed with settler-colonialism, imperial pursuits, identity fictions, and the threat of severe weather.

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