Refracted through archival material, texts, found footage and dense soundtracks, Leslie Thornton's rigorously experimental film and video work is an investigation into the production of meaning through media. Her epic project Peggy and Fred in Hell is an ongoing cycle of interrelated films, videos and installation environments. Exploring the aesthetics of narrative form as well as the politics of the image, Thornton forges a unique and strangely beautiful syntax, one that poses its critique at the same time that it mesmerizes and confounds. full biography
Kenaga, Heidi. "The New American Cinema," Film Quarterly, June 22 1999.
Milutis, Joe. "The Girls Without the Camera in Their Heads: An Interview with Leslie Thornton," Afterimage, January 01 2000.