1972- 2014, Various directors, USA, ca. 81 min.
- Thu, Feb 4th 6:00pm
This program considers the technologies of moving images and their reverberating influence on contemporary life. Multiple formats. (Amy Beste)
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4: Nick Briz, Jon Satrom, and Deborah Stratman will be present for audience discussion.
1982, Jane Veeder, USA, 3 min, Betacam Video
In Jane Veeder's trailblazing computer animation, stylized mountain peaks and erosion patterns dance with symbols of the technological age.
1972, Louis Hock, USA, 12 min, Unsplit 8mm
Louis Hock derails cinematic conventions while drawing comparisons between the mechanics of projection and transportation.
2016, Jon Satrom, USA, ca 15 min, Live Performance
Jon Satrom's "MicroMonotaur" navigates a labyrinth of microfiche film and monochrome monitors – oscillating between analogue and digital methods of data storage – searching for moments of breakage, decay, and fallibility.
How To / Why to Leave Facebook
2014, Nick Briz, USA, 11 min, Digital File
Nick Briz breaks down the structure of paid influence and teaches us HOW TO / WHY TO LEAVE FACEBOOK.
2014, Deborah Stratman, USA, 15 min, Digital File
Deborah Stratman peels back the layers of fabrication inherent in movie-making, sound recording, and aural perception through an astonishing single-shot portrait of the Foley process.
2006, Jenny Perlin, USA, 12 min, Digital File
Jenny Perlin's quietly unnerving film reveals the reach of Cold War surveillance by using the transcript of a 1953 dinner party – which had been recorded (and augmented) by an FBI informant charged with tracking people tangentially related to the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg – as its script.
Posthaste Perennial Pattern
2010, Jodie Mack, USA, 4 min, 16mm
Rapid-fire florals and morning bird songs bridge interior and exterior, design and nature.
1984, Lyn Blumenthal and Carole Ann Klonarides, USA, 10 min, Digital File
A pop-montage of recycled television images, flashing graphics, and surveillance-like footage by pioneering video artists Lyn Blumenthal and Carole Ann Klonarides. Multiple formats.