On Artists

Allyson Mitchell

We Have to Do It for Each Other: an interview with Allyson Mitchell by Kami Chisholm and Mike Hoolboom (Winter 2017) Mike: 3 Minute Rock Star felt like a seismic event in the experimentalist queer margins, a one-night stand organized … Continue reading

On Artists

Shannon Cochrane

Performance for a Reading of La Joconde by Shannon Cochrane She is older than the rocks among which she sits; like the vampire, she has been dead many times, and learned the secrets of the grave… Walter Pater Is it … Continue reading

27 thoughts about my father (26 minutes 2018)

Script

27. Every year on his birthday we asked him how old he was. He would always reply 27. 27? We could barely count that high, it was definitely the oldest we could ever imagine a person becoming. Although when we … Continue reading

27 thoughts about my father (26 minutes 2018)

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27 thoughts about my father (26 minutes 2018)

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In a series of 27 vignettes, the artist offers up memories of his father who died in June 2017. Using a mix of family footage (including two catastrophic moves, the last to a nursing home), snapshots and found footage, a … Continue reading

Frida by John Berger

Kahlo’s self-portraits are about her gaze, as subject matter, technique, and content. They dramatize sheer attentiveness. They tell us exactly what it’s like to be Frida Kahlo, with, I believe, a superbly indifferent confidence that we will not understand. She … Continue reading

Frida Khalo diary

From the diaries of Frida Khalo Father didn’t like photographing people he said he did not wish to improve what God had made ugly. Helping father during his epilepsy attacks letting him breathe ether or alcohol a fearful mystery. At … Continue reading

Aftermath (75 minutes, 2018)

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Aftermath (75 minutes, 2018)

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Title: Aftermath Prelude intertitles 00:42 The city is a museum. There are four exhibits here. The lives of four artists. They left marks on the bodies of those left behind. Part one: Fats 2:20 voice-over The first time he ever … Continue reading

Aftermath (75 minutes, 2018)

Credits

Featuring: Caroline Azar, Dave Barber, Eddie Barefield, Janieta Eyre, Paul Falkenberg, Frida Khalo, Mike Hoolboom, Hans Namuth, Marshall Royal, Maurice Waller

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