Media artist John Knecht's work, and particularly his recent projects, made for flat-screen gallery installation and digital projection, has been finding an expanding audience on Facebook, as well as in galleries and on his website.1 The various single- and multi-channel video works that Knecht has produced since the early 1990s, including such recent projects as Deluge: Studies in the Super Natural (2010) and after math (2017)—which he sometimes calls “electronic paintings”—have roots in both surreal and expressionist painting, and in the early history of animation; from the Thaumatrope and Emil Cohl's Fantasmagorie (1908), to Krazy Kat, the Fleischer Brothers' silent and sound films, and the early Disney/Iwerks sound cartoons; as...

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