On Marina Zurkow's "Slurb": An Elegy and Siren for the Gulf

Mellard, Andrea
December 2010
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts;Winter/Spring2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p125
Academic Journal
This article presents an analysis on the animation on the video "Slurb" by Marina Zurkow, which focuses on the effect of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico. It mentions that the setting and characters portray the cause of destroyed environment such as rising of sea temperature due to global warming, overfishing, and increasing nutrients from agricultural runoff. It notes the difference of the structure of the media art from other films which does not show the beginning and resolution of the story.


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