The Labyrinth 1.0 is a poetic film essay that cites writer and poet Brad Johnson's poem "The Labyrinth," published in 1995 in the anthology Milking Black Bull. Sourcing 16mm surveillance footage,16mm 1970s tearoom porn, and structuralist film footage shot in North Philadelphia, the work visually explores the concept of the labyrinth space as a site for cruising and gestural based desire. 

The Labyrinth 1.0

TRT: 5.48 mins

Written + Directed by:
Tiona Nekkia McClodden

"The Labyrinth", 1995
Poem Written by Brad Johnson

Sara Elise + Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste as BRAD

Original Score by:
shawné michaelain holloway

"The Labyrinth" © 1995 by Brad Johnson used courtesy of the Estate of Brad Johnson

The Labyrinth 1.0 © 2017 Tiona Nekkia McClodden

*commissioned and featured in ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS curated by Erin Christovale + Vivian Crockett for Visual AIDs Day With(out) Art

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