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Visiting Film & Video Artists & Speakers Series – Ariana Gerstein
November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Visiting Film & Video Artists & Speakers Series at Binghamton University presents Ariana Gerstein at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 14, in Lecture Hall 6.
Ariana Gerstein, Cinema Prof., will present her work
Close the Lid, Gently 4:56 | Performance for Perfection 1200, 13:36 | Images of Flying and Falling, 24:14 | upCycles, 7:03 min. | In Glass Houses, (new) 8:22 | Skin in the Game, (new) 5:02 | Traces of Elikem, (new) 6:59. Total: 68 min.
Using complex hand-wrought editing methods and extensive optical printing Gerstein’s work dazzles in its visual complexity and rhythmic timing. Gerstein’s recent work innovatively integrates desktop image scanners into her analog filmmaking process, capturing minute personal gestures in a sort of slow-motion real-time animation process, creating a visuality both intimate and abstract. – Steve Polta, SF Cinematheque
Her films have been screened and awarded prizes at festivals worldwide and awarded grants by New York Council for the Arts, N Y Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship.