I Didn't Know That is a sonic exploration of state-controlled "truths," created almost entirely from appropriated public domain educational and military-training films.
Produced for the 2010 TCF ShortDocs Challenge: Book Odds.
Tom Tenney is a producer, performer, writer, digital media professional and copyright activist based in Brooklyn, New York. He is a veteran of the New York City underground performance scene, and the founder of the RE/Mixed Media Festival, a yearly celebration of artistic collaboration and creative appropriation.
Book Odds invited anyone/everyone to produce a short audio work inspired by (and named after) song titles from The Books' record The Way Out, and including samples from their library of musical bits, strange phrases and sonic doodads. Read more about and listen to other Book Odds submissions.
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