CONNECT: International Videoarts Festival

Hugo Ljungbäck – USA/Sweden

Hugo Ljungbäck is a Swedish video artist, film curator, and media scholar. His films and videos regularly explore queer subjectivities, and have screened at international film festivals and galleries. His research focuses on the intersection of video art, surveillance, media archaeology, and the archive, and his writing has appeared in peer-reviewed journals. He is an Undergraduate Research Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Director and Chief Curator of the UWM Film Studies Archive, and a programmer for the Milwaukee Underground Film Festival.

Ljungba.mp4 (Anonymous Hʌcker), 2019

An anonymous hacker threatens to release an embarrassing video recorded through the clueless artist’s webcam.