REWIND THIS! by IPF Productions
Donate. Because understanding the histories of outmoded-at-best-“retro”-at-worst media technologies is crucial for understanding the technology trough at which we gorge ourselves today. Because, with SOPA on the horizon, a reevaluation of the sticky relationship between media industries (both old and new) and legislators (mostly old) needs us to peek into our recent past. Because remembering the grain and blur and warp and fuzz of pixellated images importantly distances us from the virtual realities oozing from our increasingly-invasive screens. Because, were it not for home video, this would, arguably, not exist.