Michael Snow: Wavelength & (Back and Forth)

Posted by | Conversations at the Edge | Posted on | February 8, 2007

Thursday, February 8, 2007, 6pm

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Michael Snow in person!

Michael Snow is one of the true giants of the avant-garde. His films, photography, music, painting, and sculpture, take up life and its representation, revolutionizing and revitalizing each medium along the way. Tonight, Snow presents two of his best-known works, including the perpetual motion film « (Back And Forth) (1968-69) and his breakthrough Wavelength (1966-67), a landmark of Structural film and one of the most influential films in the history of independent filmmaking. 1966-69, Michael Snow, Canada, ca. 120 min, 16mm.

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