GET IT NOW! This limited-editioncommemorative tote bag, designed by CROSSROADS alumnus, filmmaker and sound artist John Davis, marks the seventh iteration of Cinematheque's CROSSROADS festival, celebrating recent artist-made film, video and performance cinema. All proceeds support CROSSROADS 2016.
John Davis is a Northern California musician and filmmaker building on the relationship between moving image and sound through live performance and studio-based works. Encouraging sensory response through familiar and unexpected uses of traditional media, John employs chance and collaborative exchange as regular means for creative expression. With collaboration and live performance work, John alternates as both musician and filmmaker. Improvisation generally defines these partnerships, giving priority to spontaneity over formal rehearsal. John's recent collaborators have included Lawrence Jordan, Craig Baldwin, Paul Clipson, Kerry Laitala, Mary Helena Clark, Joshua Churchill, Suki O'Kane and Chris Duncan among others. John has an MFA in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and a Bachelor of Science in anthropology from Loyola University in Chicago.