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The First Disappointment, video stills
The First Disappointment, video stills

A non-permit public performance, scrapyard, North Adams, Massachusetts, created by Mary Walling Blackburn, Danyel Ferrari, and Christopher Marianetti while on residency at Contemporary Artists' Center.

A suite of octophonic songs... composed for a social dance that takes place within a circle created by eight vehicles and inspired by a collection of pseudo-apocolyptic events 19th century sometimes referred to as "The Great Disappointment."… throughout Texas in the 1960s, was meant to be experienced, the home video is both touching and a bit eerie."…