Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Experimental film in a museum context: MATERIAL

Experimental film in a museum context: MATERIAL

Image: Jennifer West, still from: Lavender Mist Film/Pollock Film 1
(70mm film leader rubbed with Jimson Weed Trumpet flowers, spraypainted, dripped and splattered with nail polish, sprayed with lavender mist air freshener)
2009, 46 seconds, DVD Projection (70MM film transferred to video), no sound

Courtesy of the artist and MARC FOXX, Los Angeles

Conversations on Experimental Film in a Museum Context: MATERIAL

Tuesday, may 4, 2010

Brown Auditorium - 7:00 p.m.

The final discussion in a three-part series, MATERIAL will consider the physical conditions of film pertaining to issues of preservation, digitization, process, and nostalgia. Participants include Morgan Fisher, artist, Mark Toscano, filmmaker and film preservationist, and Jennifer West, artist. The conversation will be moderated by Rita Gonzalez, Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art Department and

Alex Klein, Ralph M. Parsons Curatorial Fellow, Wallis Annenberg
Photography Department.

The event is free. Tickets required, available one hour in advance of the program.

Please call the box office for more information, (323) 857-6010, or visit www.lacma.org .

The event is co-organized by the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department and the Contemporary Art Department and is supported by the Ralph M. Parsons Fund.

Parking is available for $7 at LACMA's Spaulding lot (Spaulding Avenue
at Wilshire Boulevard) or on neighboring side streets during select
hours.

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