Image Union, episode 0521

Compilation episode of Image Union featuring the work of artists Cynthia Neal, Lilly Ollinger, and Tom Weinberg. Works include footage from Chicago's Deep Tunnel Project, a portrait of an 11-year-old marathon runner, and an interview with a producer of x-rated pornographic films.

0:00Copy video clip URL Image Union opening.

1:09Copy video clip URL “The Deep Tunnel” by Cynthia Neal. Images from Chicago’s massive Deep Tunnel Project. Lyrical and otherworldly.

15:32Copy video clip URL “Jessica’s Run” by Lilly Ollinger. Brief portrait of an 11-year-old marathon runner.

20:17Copy video clip URL “Mr. X Talks” by Tom Weinberg. Weinberg interviews a producer of x-rated films about the videotape pornography industry. The talk is very business-like, but it was made at a time when this was a completely new industry.

24:41Copy video clip URL Image Union end credits.



  1. Erick Rosales says:

    ending voice-over is by Marty Robinson

  2. Vivienne says:

    God, I remember this Deep Tunnel short film. It made a big impression on me when I originally saw it (when it was broadcast — I was maybe 13) and the images from this have stayed with me over the decades. Whenever they briefly mention the Deep Tunnel project on the news, these are the images I think of. Thank you for making this available online!

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