Perry Bard


Photo/Foto: Lorie Novak

Man With a Movie Camera: The Global Remake

This participatory video is shot by people around the world who are invited to record images interpreting the original script of Vertov’s Man With A Movie Camera, and upload them to where software developed specifically for this project archives, sequences and streams the submissions as a film. Images on left are from Vertov's 1929 film. Images on right are user generated.To participate go to

In October 2010, the film was selected as one of the 25 top videos for YouTube Play.


Perry Bard has exhibited video and installations internationally at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Scanners Video Festival at Lincoln Center, PS 1 Museum in New York, Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid, Frac des Pays de la Loire (France), São Paulo Biennial, VideoBrasil, Transmediale ’09, Ars Electronica ’08, 25th Viper (Basel, Switzerland), and Ostrannenie Electronic Media Forum, among others.

Background Information
  • Encuentro location (Bogotá): Edificio de Artes Plásticas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Date: August 21-30, 2009
  • Country: United States