Our mission is to distribute and archive works of time-based art. Each issue highlights artists working in new or experimental media, whose works are best documented in video or sound.

Making God Happy

Making God Happy
7 minutes
with commentary by Bill Arning
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“Making God Happy” is part of an 8-piece body of work entitled “This Creature, I Am.” Inspired by Elvis’ rendition of the old time spiritual “Peace in the Valley,” the videos explore the dual nature of a convicted heart, longing for transcendence and clarity amid the desires of the flesh. Elvis sings that he will be “changed from this creature, that I am.” Miner’s work is a contemporary portrait of the age-old conflict of the regenerated soul in the body of mortal man.
Named “Christopher” by his mother, because it means “Christ-bearer”, the artist uses his own religious life-history to confront the presence of faith in a heart prone to wander.