The video was directed by Allan Sigurðsson and Icelandic performance and installation artist Ragnar Kjartansson, the latter of whom also appears in the video. Ragnar previously collaborated with The National at their six-hour MoMA PS1 performance A Lot of Sorrow.
Like most departing presidents before him Barack Obama pardoned some 270 people. Among them hotel magnate Ian Schrager who was also co-owner of Manhattan's most famous nightclub of the disco era, Studio 54....
President Barack Obama announced earlier this month that he'd be hosting his very own SXSW-style festival at the White House this year. Now, with the festival imminent (it happens on October 3), the lineup has been announced.
Apparently President Barack Obama's visit to SXSW made quite an impression, as it's been announced that the President will be playing host to a SXSW-inspired micro festival of his own on the White House lawn...
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