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Archive for July 2013 | Monthly archive page

Jul 12

This program of new and recent short work by local and international film and video artists delves into the tactile, the meditative and the provocative. Relationships to our environs – natural, terrestrial and constructed – are explored and re-configured, evoking and provoking impressions that negotiate, delve into and transcend the surface. Featuring Deborah Stratman’s It

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Jul 12

Uniquely intersecting the realm of documentary and narrative cinema, The Savage Eye pairs three innovative filmmakers (Joseph Strick, Ben Maddow and Sidney Meyers) with three stellar cinematographers (Haskell Wexler, Helen Levitt and Jack Couffer) to create a snapshot of late-1950s American life in transition. This masterpiece of vérité filmmaking, culled from discordant materials yet remarkably

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Jul 12

In response to the ceaselessness of the contemporary media deluge, many are merely subsumed. Some daring artists find ways to surf the transmitted waves and carve out spaces of connection and tranquility within the barrage in order to send out messages of hope. Hold Me Now continues Michael Robinson’s project of exploring the poetics of

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Jul 12

Early French avant-garde film explored visual abstraction, lyricism, futurism and surrealism. French filmmakers today reveal their legacy and the influence of American counterparts in the collective practice of “hands-on,” hand-painted and direct manipulation of surface, lyrical personal forms, echoes from French filmic philosophic essay, as well as direct engagement with culture and politics. Others reflect

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Jul 12

Working in film since the early 1960s and in video since the early 1970s (as well as significant forays into performance, installation and computer-based work), Takahiko Iimura has long been a pioneer artist of Japanese experimental media art. His body of work has deeply explored the material and conceptual foundations of each medium with robust

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Jul 12

Working in film since the early 1960s and in video since the early 1970s (as well as significant forays into performance, installation and computer-based work), Takahiko Iimura has long been a pioneer artist of Japanese experimental media art. His body of work has deeply explored the material and conceptual foundations of each medium with robust

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