Preamble: No Trespassing

This short video is the Preamble to the video installation, 'No Trespassing.'

The archival footage of Gil Scott-Heron (R.I.P.) is from Episode 306 of the award winning series, The 90's. This episode is called, "Race and Racism - Red, White and Black," by Skip Blumberg.

The installation revolves around the modern day ruins of Saint Agnes Hospital, operating for over fifty years as one of the only African American hospitals in the southeast, before closing in 1961.

Below is an image of the hospital before it began to deteriorate:

Music by Christina Vantzou, '11 Generations Of My Fathers,' from the wonderful Ghostly international compilation, SMM: Context

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