Reverend Billy [videorecording] : Reverend Billy preaches.
Summary: Video documentation of a performance by Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping, presented as a part of the 6th Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, celebrated in June of 2007 in Buenos Aires, Argentina under the title CORPOLÍTICAS en las Ámericas / Body Politics in the Americas: Formations of Race, Class and Gender. The Church of Stop Shopping (www.reverendbilly.org) is a radical performance community, using the styles of fundamentalist televangelism as a frame for the performance of socially progressive content. Reverend Billy Preaches is a small preaching performance in which Reverend Billy speaks to people about shopping, sin and salvation.
Credits: Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, producer ; Centro Cultural Recoleta, producer, creator ; William ("Bill") Talen, creator ; Savitri D., director ; Beatrice Glow, videographer.
Credits: William Talen ("Reverend Billy").