Movement Telephone

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Ryan McNamara

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Performance artist Ryan McNamara joins PBS Digital Studio's The Art Assignment to challenge you to play a game of Movement Telephone.


1. Find a clip of movement on the internet. Watch it once. 
2. Film yourself replicating that movement. 
3. Watch your video and then film yourself replicating your movement in that video. 
4. Repeat step 3. 
5. Upload your 3 clips (edited together, ideally) and a link to your inspiration video with #theartassignment. 
6. Fame and glory (your work may be in a future video). 

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