Pistolary! Films and Videos by Peggy Ahwesh

Thursday, April 26, 2007, 6pm | Peggy Ahwesh in person! Peggy Ahwesh, Nocturne (1998). Image courtesy of the Video Data Bank. Since the early 1980s, Peggy Ahwesh has created “a kind of renegade arte povera ethnography of the everyday” (Mark McElhatten). Drawing from horror films, psychoanalysis, and the writings of Bataille, her films and videos […]

Sharon Lockhart: Pine Flat

Thursday, April 19, 2007, 6pm Sharon Lockhart in person! Los Angeles photographer and filmmaker Sharon Lockhart’s latest project is an exquisite, meditative portrait of youth in Pine Flat, a small community of three hundred in the foothills of central California’s Sierra Nevadas. Shot over the course of two years and made up of twelve ten-minute […]

Jennifer Montgomery: Notes on the Death of Kodachrome

Thursday, April 12, 2007, 6pm | Jennifer Montgomery in person! Jennifer Montgomery, Notes on the Death of Kodachrome (2006). Image courtesy of the artist. At its start, Notes on the Death of Kodachrome pretends to be about the discontinuation of the much-beloved Super-8 film stock, Kodachrome, and with it, the possible demise of small-gauge filmmaking. […]

LTTR: The Dead, The Absent and Fictitious

Thursday, April 5, 2007, 6pm LTTR in person! LTTR (K8 Hardy, Emily Roysdon, Ulrike Mueller, and Ginger Brooks Takahashi) is a radically vibrant feminist art collective. Post-punk and gender-queer, their exuberant activist practice includes international curatorial projects, community-based workshops, screenings, and an annual self-published arts journal-enthusing a growing community of artists and thinkers. Tonight’s program […]