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Très Mall is an animated series featuring writers on topics in philosophy, activism and the environment. The story follows four artists living in Savannah, where Jon inherits a strip mall and his friends join in to witness a slow progression of misplaced ambitions and other hijinks. Watch online at https://dis.art/

 

EP.1 WE NEED TO INVENT A DIFFERENT KIND OF LOVE, 2018 [7 min. 11 sec.] Featuring: Michael Hardt [ Duke University.]

EP.2 WE HAVE TO MEET THINGS HALFWAY, 2018 [15 min. 39 sec.] Featuring: Graham Harman [SCI-Arc Los Angeles.] Music: Fugazi & Gang.

EP.3 BENIGN VIOLENCE, 2018 [22 min. 51 sec.] Featuring: John Hocevar [Greenpeace], Lawrence Williams [UC Boulder], Kyle Powys Whyte [Michigan State U.], J.K. Gibson-Graham [Western Sydney U.] Music: Reptilian, Mall Walk, Lié, Kraus, Honey Bucket, Empath.

EP.4 SOUTHERN GOTHIC [June 2019] Featuring: Babette Babich [Fordham University], Eileen Truax [Journalist], Richard Florida [U. Toronto], Nicole Sunday Grove [U. Hawaiʻi], Peter Knutson [Seattle Central College], Duy Lap Nguyen [U. Houston]. Music: Brian Jonestown Massacre, Seth Price, Bad Luck, Matmos, Ricardo Dias Gomes, Modern Heaven, STUFF., Ganser, Spirit Award, Gladys Lazer, Gnod.

SCREENINGS:

2019
Boiler Room 4:3 Club x DIS Cinema, The 1896, Brooklyn NY
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta GA
Jepson Center Telfair Museum, Savannah GA
MIT Museum, Cambridge MA
CCTV Cambridge Community Television, Cambridge MA

2018
135 W 42nd Times Square New York City
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta GA

Written, Directed & Animated by Derek G. Larson

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EP.1: Michael Hardt is an American literary theorist, political philosopher and Professor of Literature at Duke University. His writings explore the new forms of domination as well as the social movements and other forces of liberation that resist them.

EP.1: Michael Hardt is an American literary theorist, political philosopher and Professor of Literature at Duke University. His writings explore the new forms of domination as well as the social movements and other forces of liberation that resist them.

EP.4: Babette Babich is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University known for her studies of Nietzsche, Heidegger and Adorno, as well as her work in aesthetics and continental philosophy, especially the philosophy of science and technology.

EP.4: Babette Babich is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University known for her studies of Nietzsche, Heidegger and Adorno, as well as her work in aesthetics and continental philosophy, especially the philosophy of science and technology.

EP.2: Graham Harman is a Professor of Philosophy at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. His work on the metaphysics of objects led to the development of object-oriented ontology. He is a central figure in the speculative realism trend in contemporary philosophy.

EP.2: Graham Harman is a Professor of Philosophy at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. His work on the metaphysics of objects led to the development of object-oriented ontology. He is a central figure in the speculative realism trend in contemporary philosophy.

EP.3: Lawrence Williams is Professor at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder. He examines the subtle influence of environmental cues on consumer behavior, psychological distance on consumers’ emotional judgments and mechanisms of self-control.

EP.3: Lawrence Williams is Professor at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder. He examines the subtle influence of environmental cues on consumer behavior, psychological distance on consumers’ emotional judgments and mechanisms of self-control.

EP.4: Richard Florida is Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at NYU’s Shack Institute. He’s the author of the New Urban Crisis and the best-selling The Rise of the Creative Class.

EP.4: Richard Florida is Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at NYU’s Shack Institute. He’s the author of the New Urban Crisis and the best-selling The Rise of the Creative Class.

EP.4: Nicole Sunday Grove is Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. Her research is centered on algorithmic interventions in geopolitics and novel forms of securitization in the Middle East and North Africa.

EP.4: Nicole Sunday Grove is Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. Her research is centered on algorithmic interventions in geopolitics and novel forms of securitization in the Middle East and North Africa.

EP.5: Duy Lap Nguyen is Professor of World Cultures and Literatures at the University of Houston and author of the forthcoming Capitalism and Primal History in Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project.

EP.5: Duy Lap Nguyen is Professor of World Cultures and Literatures at the University of Houston and author of the forthcoming Capitalism and Primal History in Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project.

EP.4: Eileen Truax is a Mexican journalist specializing in migration and politics. She contributes regularly to the Spanish-language versions of the New York Times, Newsweek, and Vice. Truax is the author of Dreamers and the forthcoming We Built the Wall.

EP.4: Eileen Truax is a Mexican journalist specializing in migration and politics. She contributes regularly to the Spanish-language versions of the New York Times, Newsweek, and Vice. Truax is the author of Dreamers and the forthcoming We Built the Wall.

EP.5: Peter Knutson is Professor of Anthropology at Seattle Central College, Commercial Fisherman & Owner of Loki Fish Co. Seattle.

EP.5: Peter Knutson is Professor of Anthropology at Seattle Central College, Commercial Fisherman & Owner of Loki Fish Co. Seattle.

EP.3: Katherine Gibson is Professor of Feminist Economic Geography at Western Sydney University and one half of J.K. Gibson-Graham. Her books include The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy.

EP.3: Katherine Gibson is Professor of Feminist Economic Geography at Western Sydney University and one half of J.K. Gibson-Graham. Her books include The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy.

EP.3: Kyle Powys Whyte is Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability at Michigan State University. His research addresses ethics between Indigenous peoples and climate science organizations.

EP.3: Kyle Powys Whyte is Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability at Michigan State University. His research addresses ethics between Indigenous peoples and climate science organizations.

EP.3: John Hocevar is an activist, explorer, and marine biologist. He has helped win several major victories for marine conservation since becoming the director of Greenpeace's oceans campaign.

EP.3: John Hocevar is an activist, explorer, and marine biologist. He has helped win several major victories for marine conservation since becoming the director of Greenpeace's oceans campaign.

EP.2: Fugazi is from Washington, D.C. Episode 2 features Merchandise from Repeater. [Dischord Records 1990]

EP.2: Fugazi is from Washington, D.C. Episode 2 features Merchandise from Repeater. [Dischord Records 1990]

EP.4: Bad Luck is from Seattle. Episode 4 features the title track from Four. [Origin Records 2018]

EP.4: Bad Luck is from Seattle. Episode 4 features the title track from Four. [Origin Records 2018]

EP.4: Brian Jonestown Massacre is from San Francisco. Episode 4 features Ich Bin Klang from Don’t Get Lost. [A Records 2017]

EP.4: Brian Jonestown Massacre is from San Francisco. Episode 4 features Ich Bin Klang from Don’t Get Lost. [A Records 2017]

EP.2: Gang are from Margate, UK. Episode 2 features Enough Nothing from 925 'Til I Die. [M8s Records 2017]

EP.2: Gang are from Margate, UK. Episode 2 features Enough Nothing from 925 'Til I Die. [M8s Records 2017]

EP.5: Emily Apter is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at New York University.

EP.5: Emily Apter is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at New York University.

EP.3: Honey Bucket is a from Portland, OR. Episode 3 features Art of Living from Furniture Days. [See My Friends Records 2018]

EP.3: Honey Bucket is a from Portland, OR. Episode 3 features Art of Living from Furniture Days. [See My Friends Records 2018]

EP.4: Seth Price is from New York City. Episode 4 features Feeling In The Eyes from Army Jacket. [Dais Records 2012]

EP.4: Seth Price is from New York City. Episode 4 features Feeling In The Eyes from Army Jacket. [Dais Records 2012]

EP.3: Mall Walk is from Oakland. Episode 3 features their single Rose. [Vacant Stare Records 2018]

EP.3: Mall Walk is from Oakland. Episode 3 features their single Rose. [Vacant Stare Records 2018]

EP.4: Matmos is from Baltimore. Episode 4 features Fanfare For Polyethylene Waste Containers from Plastic Anniversary. [Thrill Jockey 2019]

EP.4: Matmos is from Baltimore. Episode 4 features Fanfare For Polyethylene Waste Containers from Plastic Anniversary. [Thrill Jockey 2019]

EP.4: Gnod are from Salford, UK. Episode 4 features Donovan’s Daughters from Chapel Perilous. [Rocket Recordings 2018]

EP.4: Gnod are from Salford, UK. Episode 4 features Donovan’s Daughters from Chapel Perilous. [Rocket Recordings 2018]

EP.4: Spirit Award is from Seattle. Episode 4 features Seven Sisters from Muted Crowd. [Look Left 2018]

EP.4: Spirit Award is from Seattle. Episode 4 features Seven Sisters from Muted Crowd. [Look Left 2018]

EP.3: Lié is from Vancouver, B.C. Episode 3 features Tame from Hounds. [Mint Records 2018]

EP.3: Lié is from Vancouver, B.C. Episode 3 features Tame from Hounds. [Mint Records 2018]

EP.3: Empath is from Philadelphia. Episode 3 features Gut Feeling from Crystal Reality. [Get Better Records 2016]

EP.3: Empath is from Philadelphia. Episode 3 features Gut Feeling from Crystal Reality. [Get Better Records 2016]

EP.3: Will Kraus is from Brooklyn. Episode 3 features Bum from Path. [Terrible Records 2018]

EP.3: Will Kraus is from Brooklyn. Episode 3 features Bum from Path. [Terrible Records 2018]

EP.4: STUFF. are from Antwerp, Belgium. Episode 4 features Slug from Old Dreams, New Planets. [Gondwana Records 2018]

EP.4: STUFF. are from Antwerp, Belgium. Episode 4 features Slug from Old Dreams, New Planets. [Gondwana Records 2018]

EP.4: Modern Heaven is from Melbourne, Australia. Episode 4 features the title track from Midnight Cowboy. [Burning Rose 2018]

EP.4: Modern Heaven is from Melbourne, Australia. Episode 4 features the title track from Midnight Cowboy. [Burning Rose 2018]

EP.3: Reptilian is from Hordaland, Norway. Episode 3 features Transmigration from Perennial Void Traverse. [Edged Circle Productions 2016]

EP.3: Reptilian is from Hordaland, Norway. Episode 3 features Transmigration from Perennial Void Traverse. [Edged Circle Productions 2016]

EP.4: Candy is from Melbourne, Australia. Episode 4 features Apartment In The City from Under The Weather.

EP.4: Candy is from Melbourne, Australia. Episode 4 features Apartment In The City from Under The Weather.

EP.4: Ricardo Dias Gomes is from Rio De Janeiro. Episode 4 features Paranormal from Aa. [SDZ/Kill Shaman Records 2018]

EP.4: Ricardo Dias Gomes is from Rio De Janeiro. Episode 4 features Paranormal from Aa. [SDZ/Kill Shaman Records 2018]

EP.4: Ganser is from Chicago. Episode 4 features Avoidance from Odd Talk. [No Trend Records 2018]

EP.4: Ganser is from Chicago. Episode 4 features Avoidance from Odd Talk. [No Trend Records 2018]

EP.4: Gladys Lazer is from New York City. Episode 4 features Candy World from Candy World/Bye Past. [Boiled Records 2017]

EP.4: Gladys Lazer is from New York City. Episode 4 features Candy World from Candy World/Bye Past. [Boiled Records 2017]

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