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The Rule of Capture, animation, 2017

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May 19 7 PM Screening at Aurora Picture Show in Houston

The rule of capture is the legal term which grants the groundwater rights to land owners. Using images of 1950 Texas land surveys and dowsing rods, the animation speculates on water rights and the meaning of a glance, a flutter, a text asking both “Is there water underneath?” and  “How do you know if they like you?”

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