Friday, September 5, 2014

Mugshot Documentary To Air on TVO

Stephen Bulger takes the stage to speak about the history of mugshots in the documentary "Mugshots". It is scheduled to air on TVO on Wednesday, September 24th at 9pm.

"TVO continues its tradition of commissioning documentaries that educate and inspire with Mugshot, director Dennis Mohr’s intriguing documentary on how mug shot photographs, whose primary purpose is criminal identification, have emerged into a form of art and entertainment. Bringing together a number of artists, writers, curators and gallery owners from Canada and the United States, Mohr explores the cultural significance of the mug shot. Sensationalized by the reality culture of today, this law enforcement tool has gained popularity and become tabloid fare, street art and highly valued pieces in private collections." - TVO

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